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Homicides 2016

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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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika. 

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2016-09-24 22:20:37
UVI Chooses 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced that the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCUs in the United States.

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2016-09-24 20:24:38
Beach Advisory for September 19-23

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-09-24 15:52:50
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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