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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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Low Pressure System Likely to Develop as it Approaches Caribbean

A broad area of low-pressure about 700 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands is likely to develop in the next few days, and though it currently appears to be on a heading that will take it south of the V.I., residents should keep an eye on it. 

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2016-09-26 23:27:27
St. Croix Golf Association to Host Eastern Caribbean Championships

For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.

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2016-09-26 13:22:14
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
Community — St. Croix
UVI Writing Center Receives Stage Two Certification

The University of the Virgin Islands Writing Center, located on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, was approved for Stage Two, Level One certification by the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) this past August.

Read entire articleSep 14 2016 - 5:49pm
Sean Anthony Javois Dies at 32

Sean Anthony Javois, also known as “Shorty,” of Estate Mon Bijou died on Aug. 26. He was 32 years old.

Read entire articleSep 14 2016 - 5:39pm
Women’s Coalition Celebrates 35 Years With Student Writing Contest

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) was founded 35 years ago at the Women Writer’s Symposium at the University of the Virgin Islands; therefore, the coalition thinks it’s appropriate to celebrate its anniversary with The Women’s Coalition 2016 High School Writing Contest.

Read entire articleSep 14 2016 - 8:23am
UVI Launches Retention Program to Enhance Student Success

The University of the Virgin Islands is participating in the Student Success Collaborative, an initiative developed by the Education Advisory Board to examine the impact of every aspect of campus life on student retention.

Read entire articleSep 14 2016 - 8:19am
Carmelo Figueroa Dies

Carmelo Figueroa died on Sept. 6.

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Suhmeid J. Morris Dies at 32

Suhmeid J. Morris, also known as “Medi,” “Zoom” or “Bones,” of Estate La Vallee died on Monday, Aug. 22. He was 32 years old.

Read entire articleSep 13 2016 - 5:36pm
Delores E. Esdaile Dies at 93

Delores E. Esdaile of Estate Glynn died on Sept. 5. She was 93 years old.

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Elena Bermudez Ovesen Dies at 92

Elena Bermudez Ovesen died on Sept. 2 at her home in Charlotte, N.C. She was born on Feb. 20, 1924, in Vieques, P.R. to Santana and Felicita Bermudez.

Read entire articleSep 12 2016 - 9:43pm
Norris Alexander Pryce Dies

Norris Alexander Pryce died on Sept. 1.

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Clement Albert Christian Dies at 86

Clement Albert Christian, also known as “Peps” or “Steady,” of Estate Grove Place died on Sept. 6. He was 86 years old.

Read entire articleSep 12 2016 - 12:41pm