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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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Senate Passes Court, Elections Unification

The full Senate voted Wednesday to restructure sections of the V.I. government, moving toward a unitary elections board and a more unitary administration of the Supreme Court and Superior Court.

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2016-06-30 11:00:49
New Gun Law: Register Guns at Port of Entry

Anyone bringing a firearm into the territory will be required by law to immediately register it with the V.I. government at the port of entry. Failure to register will be a felony, as it is now.

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2016-06-30 01:45:04
PFA Approves $10 Million Loan, Police Training Funds and New Contract Authorization for Executive Director

PFA board members discussed Wednesday a loan from Banco Popular for first responder needs, including new ambulances and other equipment for the VIPD, Health and Public Works.

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2016-06-29 23:31:47
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Cricket Club Receives Sponsorship Check from Marriott’s

 The Virgin Islands One Cricket Club received a $2,900 sponsorship check to purchase new uniforms for the team from Marriott’s Frenchman's Reef General Manager Jose Gonzalez.  The club is a non-profit organization, founded in 1993 by Kenneth Allen. Over the last 19 years, the team has played successfully not only in the Caribbean region but also in South America.
Its mission is to educate and foster good sportsmanship among its members and fans, and to bring this message to young people island wide.

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