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A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
Deaths — St. Croix
Violet Jagroop Dies

Violet Jagroop
Violet Jagroop

The family of the late Violet Jagroop is saddened to announce her passing on March 4. She was born April 28, 1931.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Jagroop, (1990); and son, Raul Jagroop, (1950).
She is survived by her son, Steve Kemy Jagroop; daughters: Judy Maharajh, (Houston, Texas), Elizabeth Clement, Reola Oliver, Betty Ruiz, (Fajardo, PR) and Ava Gail Bourdon; sisters: Rose Sampath and Jessie Meighoo, (Brampton, Canada) and Sylvia Armoogan (Waterloo, Canada); brother, Kenny Loorkhoor (Trinidad); sons-in-law: James Oliver, Alvin Clement, Legrande Lee and Gary Bourdon; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place from10-10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted. Interment will be Immediately after the service at Kingshill Cemetery.
Arrangement entrusted to Divine Funeral Services.
 

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