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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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2016-08-30 22:34:01
Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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2016-08-30 15:31:01
UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.

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2016-08-30 14:33:18
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Augustine McLean Aldridge Dies

Augustine McLean Aldridge, also known as “Mack,” died on Aug. 20.

Read entire articleAug 27 2016 - 2:27pm
Anita Luis Dies

Anita Luis, also known as “Mama” or “Tan Tan,” died on Aug. 13.

Read entire articleAug 26 2016 - 4:22pm
Erita V. Hassell Dies at 94

Erita V. Hassell, also known as “Rita,” of Estate Mon Bijou died on Aug. 13. She was 94 years old.

Read entire articleAug 26 2016 - 4:14pm
Lesha Azima Lammy Dies at 30

Police Officer Lesha Azima Lammy of St. Croix died on Aug. 11. She was 30 years old.

Read entire articleAug 22 2016 - 12:22pm
Kai Jamal Javois Dies at 28

Police Officer and Veteran Kai Jamal Javois, age 28, of Union and Mount Washington, has passed from this life and leaves to mourn many family members and friends.

Read entire articleAug 20 2016 - 6:40am
Earl Meritt Jones Dies at 58

Earl Meritt Jones, also known as “Macho,” died on Sunday, July 31, at the age of 58.

Read entire articleAug 20 2016 - 6:34am
Eduard M. Rebmann Dies at 69

Eduard M. Rebmann, also know as “Ede,” of Estate Peter’s Rest died on Aug. 11. He was 69 years old.

Read entire articleAug 20 2016 - 6:30am
Mercedes Perez Santos Dies at 84

Mercedes Perez Santos of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Aug. 11 at her residence. She was 84 years old.

Read entire articleAug 18 2016 - 12:10am
Clarence E. Shanklin Dies at 89

Clarence E. Shanklin of St. Croix died on August 10. He was 89 years old.

Read entire articleAug 17 2016 - 12:59pm
Mario Ayala Rosa Dies at 82

Mario Ayala Rosa, also known as “Suso” or “Tio,” of Estate Calquhoun died on Aug. 7. He was 82 years old.

Read entire articleAug 12 2016 - 4:37pm