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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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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
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
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Michelle Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 35

Michelle Elizabeth Taylor died on Saturday, Sept. 17. She was 35 years old.

Read entire articleSep 25 2016 - 2:31pm
Michelene Elenora Nurse Dies at 58

Michelene Elenora Nurse of Estate Peter's Rest died on Thursday, Sept. 15. She was 58 years old.

Read entire articleSep 25 2016 - 12:54pm
Vida Viola Chinnery Dies at 91

Vida Viola Chinnery, also known as "Vida Viola Andersen Trotman Chinnery" of Sunny Isles Housing died at the age of 91.

Read entire articleSep 25 2016 - 12:50pm
Mervyn Tyrell Dies at 79

Mervyn Tyrell of Estate Clifton Hill died on Sept. 19. He was 79 years old.

Read entire articleSep 25 2016 - 12:46pm
Irene Fernella Davis Dies at 90

Irene Fernella Davis of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Sept. 9. She was 90 years old.

Read entire articleSep 24 2016 - 8:18pm
Maria M. Roldan Dies at 94

Maria M. Roldan, also known as “Mary,” of Estate Rattan died on Sept. 12. She was 94 years old.

Read entire articleSep 23 2016 - 2:20pm
Cecile Wilson Dies

Cecile Wilson died on Sept. 18.

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Elmeda L. Simon Dies

Elmeda L. Simon died on Sept. 16.

Read entire articleSep 22 2016 - 5:43pm
Judy Ivonne Henry Dies

A Celebration of Life was held for Judy Ivonne Henry, who died on July 29, 2016.

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Govan B. Roach Dies

Govan B. Roach, born April 21, 1942, died on Sept. 7.

Read entire articleSep 20 2016 - 7:43pm