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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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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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2016-08-24 12:21:21
The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United States. Its professional population will continue to leave, and its working classes will also either emigrate or sink into destitution"

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2016-08-24 11:04:40
Deaths — St. Thomas
Eleanor Dalmida Dead at 75

Nov. 19, 2007 – Eleanor Dalmida died at age 75, on Nov. 15, in Orlando, Florida.
She is survived by children: Julius England, and Jamelle, Corsica and Priscilla Dalmida; grandchildren: Leando Wilson, Tiffay and Troy Brathwaite, Latoya, Fernando, Alston, Alvino and Ivan George, Relldis and Rescilla Donovan and Akeem Smith; and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers: Oneal Clarke and Alphonse Petersen; sisters: Anna Benjamin and Mary Pickering; special niece, Gina Pickering; special friends: Jerome Stanley Sr., Jerome Stanley Jr., Leonard Johnson, Betty Hall and Tash Devallon; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 8:30-9:30 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 23, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m., at All Saints Cathedral Church. Interment will be at Western Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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