Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
On Thursday, April 25, the St. Thomas community was enjoying J'Ouvert when the celebration was shattered by gunshots which injured three people. Public safety officials immediately canceled the remainder of J'Ouvert.
The song by Willis and the Illest, featuring St. Thomas reggae star Pressure, will be available for download April 16.
Another reader sent in this recording of gunshots, also taken near the middle of Charlotte Amalie near Crystal Gade.
This three and a half minutes of New Year's gunfire was recorded at midnight at at Crystal Gade, near the center of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas. The sound of automatic weapons fire is pretty clear.
As church bells ring in the first minutes of 2013, gunfire erputs in the night sky. The person who sent this in, who is familiar with firearms, identified at least seven weapons – five pistols, a .22, a 9 mm, 40 mm, .357 and .45, plus shotguns and "the Big One," a .223 long gun. The gunfire continued off and on for at least two and a half hours.
Gov. John deJongh Jr. and first lady Cecile deJongh send a holiday greeting to Virgin Islanders.
The V.I. Police Department has a theme song, "Don't Run, Don't Hide," written by local musicians Fusion Band for use in the government television channel documentary, "V.I. Cops."
An incident that claimed the life of a two-year-old St. Thomas boy has been ruled accidental by Traffic Investigation Bureau officers.