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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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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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Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

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2016-06-27 12:36:48
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

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2016-06-26 21:22:38
Lifestyles — St. Croix
MAKE JOHNNYCAKES GOOD FOR YOU, TOO

Those who want to enjoy old-time favorite foods but worry about contemporary health concerns can have their johnnycake and eat it, too, thanks to some simple substitutions such as those in this Recipe of the Week for baked, whole-wheat treats.

Read entire articleJul 28 2001 - 11:31pm
TV NETWORK AIRING VIRGIN ISLANDS 'FOOD FINDS'

Three local food purveyors are getting national exposure this week and will again in mid-August as the Food Network, also known as Food TV, focuses on the Virgin Islands in its "Food Finds" feature.

Read entire articleJul 23 2001 - 10:16pm
PAPAYA SEEDS ADD PEPPERY CRUNCH TO DRESSING

When you cut into a ripe papaya, don't throw all those shiny black seeds away. Like the fruit's sweet flesh, the papaya's seeds are edible. This Recipe of the Week is for Papaya Seed Dressing.

Read entire articleJul 22 2001 - 11:42pm
PIGEON PEAS ARE TASTY VEGGIEBURGER BASE

If you want to "go vegetarian" and eat local, too, then try this Recipe of the Week for making your own veggieburgers using ingredients such as pigeon peas, fresh seasonings and pepper sauce. Pan fried or grilled, as a sandwich or an entrée, they're savory and nutritious.

Read entire articleJul 15 2001 - 6:05pm
NUTS AND CHEESE GO GREAT ON KINGFISH STEAKS

The lazy days of summer bring time for fishing -- from the rocks, from the docks, for prizes or just for fun. With the annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament coming up on St. Thomas, our Recipe of the Week is an innovative but easy way to prepare fresh king mackeral steaks.

Read entire articleJul 7 2001 - 11:11pm
ADE FOR SUMMER THIRST COMES FROM THE BUSH

You can celebrate both Emancipation Day and Fourth of July -- or just take a cooling break on a hot summer's day -- with this Recipe of the Week -- for red, refreshing hibiscusade.

Read entire articleJul 1 2001 - 4:29pm
EVANGELISM OUTREACH: WORD, MUSIC, DANCE

Evangelism, music and dance are coming together for a series of Christian outreach presentations at Christiansted and Frederiksted venues Sunday through Friday, July 1-6.

Read entire articleJun 30 2001 - 7:31pm
GOOD, CLEAN ADVENTURE: THE BATHS OF BUDAPEST

Intrepid St. Thomas traveler Kirk Grybowski takes Source readers on a tour of Budapest's highly -- and rightly -- touted thermal spas and baths, with passing mention of massages, mud packs and more.

Read entire articleJun 26 2001 - 12:05am
THUMBS UP FOR EATING MANGOES UPSIDE-DOWN

The Source introduces a new Recipe of the Week feature just in time to take advantage of mango season. Along with lots of hints on how to enjoy the juicy fruit, St. Thomas nutritionist Carol Bareuther provides a step-by-step guide to a great Mango Upside-Down Cake.

Read entire articleJun 25 2001 - 10:11pm
HOW TO SEE BUDAPEST: WITH JUST ENOUGH CASH

Seeing Budapest by Transport Pass and ferry is a great bargain, Source contributor Kirk Grybowski writes, but on foot one should be prepared for pickpockets and overpriced taxis.

Read entire articleJun 2 2001 - 6:24pm