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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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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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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika. 

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2016-09-24 22:20:37
Suspect Arrest, Charged in 2013 Jewelry Theft

Shaquielle Correa, 21, was arrested by the V.I. Police Department Thursday and charged in the 2013 robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner in Drake's Passage. 

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2016-09-24 22:11:15
UVI Chooses 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced that the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCUs in the United States.

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2016-09-24 20:24:38
Deaths — St. Thomas
Sylvania Daisy Josephine Black Golphin Dead at 72

Sylvania Daisy Josephine Black Golphin of Estate Grove Place died on July 10, at her residence. She was 72 years old.
     She is survived by her companion, Clifton Maroney; son, Charles Golphin Jr.; daughter-in-law, Trudi Cowan Golphin; stepdaughter, Tonya Alvarez; brother-in-law, Arthur Golphin; sisters-in-law: Gloria Golphin and Margarett C. Black; nieces: Margarett Leigh Black and Rachel Vonita Black; nephews: Kevin Golphin, John Golphin III, Mark Golphin, Rev. Michael Golphin, Carlton Black and Gary Black; great nieces: Quaina Golphin, Tiffany Golphin, Mishaya Black, Sequia D. Black, Jheria Black, Aynia Black, Aynoia Black and Elia Black; and great nephews: Michael Golphin Jr. and Isiah Golphin.
She is also survived by goddaughter, Khahila Miller and family; godson: Nyah Bingie Miller; special friends: Brian McDaniels, Bobby Milton and Bernadine Pence, Wallace Williams, Mamadoa Johnson, the Altona Church family and Friends of the Library; cousins and other relatives: Joseph Bradford, Vincent Hartsfield, Sonya Hartsfield, Ms. Hilton, Claretta Manigo, Denise Dorsey, Stacey Williams, Althea Johnson, Leon Dorsey III, Larry Dorsey, Robert Dorsey Sr., Terri Dorsey and Robert Dorsey Jr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
     A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Altona Baptist Church. A birthday celebration will take place on Friday, July 29, all day at the Lagoon Beach. Donations should be made to the Hounds & Foxes Track Club.

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