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DOL Receives $1.4 Million in Unemployment Integrity Funds

The U.S. Department of Labor has given $1.4 million to the unemployment insurance program for integrity, performance and system improvement…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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The Bookworm: Cosby's Life and Times

Reading “Cosby: His Life and Times” is kind of like visiting your childhood on paper. Who among us hasn’t felt like we’ve always known Fat Albert and the Huxtable family?

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2014-09-17 18:57:00
Live Broadcast of Debate on “Danish Apology and Reparations” Set for Sept. 18

The University of the Virgin Islands, Roskilde University of Denmark and the African-Caribbean Reparations and Resettlement Alliance (ACRRA) will hold a live debate on “Danish Apology and Reparations.” It will take place from 8-11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the University of the Virgin Islands -- St. Croix Campus and St. Thomas Camps.

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2014-09-16 22:53:12
St. Croix Contractor Takes on the Queen Louise Home for Children’s Wish List

V.I. Terminal Services donated pampers, toiletries, nutritional supplements and more Wednesday to the Queen Louise Home for Children, according to Lutheran Social Services, which runs the home.

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2014-09-16 19:15:01
Deaths — St. Croix
Luis Enrique Rivera Dies at 54

 

Luis Enrique Rivera, also known as "Wallde" or "Henry," of LBJ Gardens died on July 20.
He is survived by his father, Rosendo Rivera Gomes, companion, Tania Renne Tann; son: Khasim Rivera; adopted sons: Yan Carlo and Andy; stepdaughter, Nikita; grandchildren: Khasim Jr. and Kiyana Rivera; daughter-in-law, Eleanor Green Rivera; sisters: Eva, Felicita, Maria, Medelicia, Elva Rivera and Andrea Jensen; adopted sisters: Marilyn Rivera, Alma Roberts and Sandra Cartier; sisters-in-law: Marie, Luz and Linda Rivera; brothers: Rosendo Jr. (Rochy), Luis Antonio (Atiba) and Luis Alfredo (Freddy); adopted brother, Reynaldo Navarro; brothers-in-law: Richard Jensen and Wayne Horton; aunts: Guelina, Delia, Crucita and Juanita Rivera; and uncles: Marciano and Marcialine Rivera.
He is also survived by nieces: Dee Dee, Dalia, Jocelyn and Glenda Encarnacion, Ileana, Lillian, Mayjay, Makida, Ingrid, Makeda, Nakia and Aziza Rivera, Aida L. Belardo-Faucher, Annalisa Jensen, Karishma David, Lisy and Glenda Felix; nephews: Junito, Rupert, Orlando, Osei and Adika Rivera, Roberto, Johnny, Nicholas, David, Tomas, Alberic and Jerry Encarnacion and Omari Horton; great nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; special friends: Sinclair Williams, staff of Department of Housing Parks and Recreations, Etta Todman, Ganash, Motor, Bongo and Reeza, Kari, Hendricks family, Roger Adams, Crook, Yankee Tamaka, Ralph, Muncho, Granger, Zeco, Glady Perez, Nigel Rollins, Blaster, Reynaldo and Mrs. Augusta, and Joshua Family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Kingshill Cemetery.
The family requests that all who attend wear festive colors.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to: James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661

 

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