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Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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DOH to Host Zika Public Forums

In response to the rise in Zika cases in the territory and the recent discovery that Zika can be sexually transmitted by both men and women, the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is sponsoring two Zika public forums, one in each district.

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2016-07-23 07:19:16
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round. 

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2016-07-23 00:46:43
Beach Advisory for July 18-22

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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2016-07-22 23:08:05
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Rupert McIntosh Dies

Rupert McIntosh, also known as “Juba Goof,” of Hospital Street died on July 5.

Read entire articleJul 15 2016 - 8:10pm
Lawrence A. Morris Dies

Lawrence A. Morris died on July 1.

Read entire articleJul 14 2016 - 3:58pm
Vera C. Allick Daniel Dies at 88

On May 16, 1928, on St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, God gave the world a gift in the form of Vera Christinita Allick Daniel.

Read entire articleJul 14 2016 - 3:46pm
Alicia Saldana Dies at 89

Alicia Saldana, also known as “Abuelita,” born June 15, 1927, died on July 9.

Read entire articleJul 14 2016 - 3:43pm
Edelmiro Benitez Colon Dies in Texas

 With deep sorrow, the Benitez family announces the passing of Edelmiro Benitez Colon, 78, who died on Friday, June 10, in San Antonio, Texas.

Read entire articleJul 11 2016 - 6:18pm
Jesus Rivera Estien Dies at 79

 Jesus Rivera Estien, also known as “Chu Africa,” of Estate Williams Delight died on July 6. He was 79 years old.

Read entire articleJul 8 2016 - 7:31pm
Captain Alexis Denis Dies

 Captain Alexis Denis died on June 25.

Read entire articleJul 2 2016 - 1:02pm
Dorothy Bramble Dies

 Dorothy Bramble of 554 Barren Spot, formerly of 130 Williams Delight, died on Saturday, June 11, at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital.

Read entire articleJul 1 2016 - 3:12pm
Jah-Marie Damaris Tynisha Malone Dimmer Dies at 8 Years Old

 Jah-Marie Damaris Tynisha Malone Dimmer of John F. Kennedy Housing Community died on June 25. She was eight years old.

Read entire articleJul 1 2016 - 2:25pm
Elvita Veronica Toussaint Valerie Dies at 78

 Elvita Veronica Toussaint Valerie of Estate La Grande Princesse died on June 19. She was 78 years old.

Read entire articleJul 1 2016 - 2:20pm