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Homicides 2014

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Students Help Coast Weeks Cleanup

Students from Good Hope Country Day, St. Croix Educational Complex and Central High schools were at it early on their day off, helping Mother Nature by cleaning beaches for the annual Coastal Cleanup.

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2014-09-20 23:22:05
Tourism Speaker Advocates Less Politics, More Authenticity

In a rapidly changing tourism industry, there is a greater need to provide an 'authentic experience' and put politics aside, longtime tourism professional Alex Zozaya told the 2014 State of the Industry Conference.

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2014-09-20 22:29:44
Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100 or $200 fine, instead of potential jail time and permanent criminal record, if a bill approved in committee Thursday is enacted into law.

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2014-09-18 22:31:06
Lifestyles - Religion — St. Croix
Lemuel International Ministries Concert Honors Hispanic Healthcare Professionals

The Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center will  host Lemuel International Ministries Inc. for a free concert to honor the Hispanic community and healthcare professionals.

Read entire articleMay 24 2012 - 11:41pm
Baha’is Observe Declaration of the Bab on May 23

Bahá'ís around the world will celebrate the 169th anniversary of the birth of the Bahá'í Faith.

Read entire articleMay 12 2012 - 6:55pm
Baha'is Observe Founding of Their Faith

On May 23, Baha'is around the world will celebrate the 167th anniversary of the birth of the Baha'i Faith. The holy day marks the Declaration of the Bab.

Read entire articleMay 17 2011 - 3:16pm
Baha'is Begin Period of Fasting

The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands will join their fellow coreligionists around the world in the observance of the annual period of fasting. As is the case with other revealed religions, the Bahá'í Faith sees great value in the practice of fasting as a discipline for the soul.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 4:22pm
Lighthouse Mission Receives $10,000 Donation

Pastor Edward Cullen and Debbie Cullen, director of the Lighthouse Mission, received a check in the amount of $10,000 during their Christmas Party for the Homeless.

Read entire articleDec 14 2010 - 6:59pm
Infinite Possibilities Hosts Women’s Spiritual Retreat

Infinite Possibilities will host the Women’s “Morning Glory” Spiritual Retreat at the Lighthouse Key Resort and Spa in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 8-10.

Read entire articleSep 18 2010 - 3:00pm
Brief: Crucian Buddhists Rock Philadelphia Festival

Two young Buddhists from St. Croix danced for peace in Philadelphia recently.

Read entire articleAug 14 2010 - 9:27pm
New Experience Crusade Begins Series of Inspirational Meetings

The New Experience Crusade team invites everyone to attend a series of life transforming and inspirational meetings beginning Friday Aug. 6. 

Read entire articleAug 4 2010 - 1:53pm
Witnesses Hold Convention to Examine Attitudes Toward God

How can the faithful withstand constant attacks on their belief in God? What evidence about God's existence is there for nonbelievers to examine? Intriguing answers to these questions will be explored during the Witnesses' 2010 "Remain Close to Jehovah!" District Conventions.

Read entire articleJul 20 2010 - 7:32pm
St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist Churches Take Part in Bible Caravan

St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist Churches will hold a Seventh-day Adventist World-wide Bible Caravan at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, at Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist Church

Read entire articleMay 7 2010 - 10:14pm