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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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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
Beach Advisory for June 20-24

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-06-25 06:17:40
911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
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Local TV Station WVXF-Caribbean Brings a New Network to the Market

Starting May 1, WVXF-Caribbean will become Live Well Caribbean, a Live Well Network affiliate. Live Well Network is owned by Disney-ABC Television Group, according to a press release from the Caribbean Broadcasting Network.
The new network will feature popular lifestyle topics: healthy cooking, home makeovers, fashion and beauty, health and medicine, outdoor activities, travel and advice for solving personal problems. It will teach viewers the ABC's of a vibrant lifestyle, how to enhance, improve and enjoy everyday life more fully.
The network's series include: "Let's Dish," on making healthy meals taste delicious with Chef Chris Koetke, dean of the School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College; "Home with Lisa Quinn," on magical renovations and home makeovers; "Mirror, Mirror," on beauty and fashion; "Say Ahh..." on expert health and medical news; "Motion," on ways to enjoy the great outdoors; “Mary Talks Money,” a financial advice and literacy show; “Mexico: One Plate At a Time,” on exploring the wonders of the Mexican kitchen with Chef Rick Bayless; “Custom Fit,” on testing fitness and diet trends;Laura McKenzie’s Traveler,” your guide to the world’s most visited destinations; “Here’s How RightNow,” on how to tackle those household projects; “Good Cookin' WithBruce Aidells,” on the tastes and flavors of your favorite foods; and many more.
WVXF-Live Well Caribbean will be broadcast over the air in the U.S. Virgin Islands on channel 17.1 and in Puerto Rico on channel 26.3 in San Juan and on channel 51.3 in Mayaguez. It is also available through cable carriers Innovative Cable on channel 9 (St. Thomas), channel 10 (St. Croix), OneLink Communications on channel 17, Liberty Cable on channel 80, Choice Cable on channel 30, and Dish Network on Channel 10.
About the Caribbean Broadcasting Network: The Caribbean Broadcasting Network owns and operates television and radio stations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including ABC Puerto Rico (WPRU), FOX Puerto Rico (WSJX), CW Puerto Rico (WSJP), NBC U.S. Virgin Islands (WVGN), FOX U.S. Virgin Islands (WEON) and Live Well Caribbean (WVXF).

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