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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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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
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton has had a rare opportunity to be educated in multiple cultural environments.

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2014-09-18 21:33:59
Deaths — St. Thomas
Vernice Freeman Joefield Has Died

May 4, 2007 – Vernice Freeman Joefield died on April 24, in Newark, N.J.
She is survived by her mother, Avna Baronville Freeman; daughter, Lisa Bryan Vernardo; sons: Kelvin Joefield Sr., Shane Donovan Sr., Romaine Donavan and Kareem Dawson. Other survivors include sisters: Velma Freeman Balboza, Vivica Freeman Turnbull, Venda Freeman Inman, Venette Freeman; brothers: Verne and Virdin Freeman; 8 grandchildren and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, May 5, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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