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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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Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

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2016-06-27 12:36:48
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

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2016-06-26 21:22:38
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Read entire articleAug 31 2011 - 8:18pm
Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

Read entire articleJun 27 2016 - 12:36pm
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

Read entire articleJun 26 2016 - 10:27pm
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

Read entire articleJun 26 2016 - 9:22pm
Let’s Make the V.I. Gun Free Is an Idea Worth Repeating

Scott Fagan repeats an idea he shared seven years ago to end gun violence in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 25 2016 - 6:06am
Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude. Enthusiasm is being inspired. 

Read entire articleJun 19 2016 - 5:05pm
Letter to the Editor: UVI President Addresses Open Records Dispute

UVI President David Hall addresses a recent dispute over the university's decision that the Open Records Act does not apply to it. 

Read entire articleJun 14 2016 - 12:46am
A Wake Up Call from Orlando

Adrian C.R. Gillem shares his thoughts on the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida, where over 100 people were shot by a terrorist, with almost half being killed. He draws comparisons with the violence in the Virgin Islands and across the nation.

Read entire articleJun 13 2016 - 9:56am
Virtue of the Week: Generosity

Generosity is giving and sharing. You share freely, not with the idea of receiving something in return. Generosity is one of the best ways to show love and friendship.

Read entire articleJun 12 2016 - 11:56pm
An Ad Hoc Committee Is Essential

Stan Louden suggests that an ad hoc committee be appointed to deal with the issue of anchoring and mooring fees in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 11 2016 - 1:18am