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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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Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

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2016-06-27 12:36:48
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
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
Deaths — St. Thomas
Sandra Spratley Bonelli Died

 A private family service and burial is being planned for Sandra Spratley Bonelli, who died on Aug. 2.
Sandra Spratley Bonelli is survived by her loving husband, Laurance W. Bonelli; sons: Laurance W. Bonelli II and Terrance B. Bonelli; parents: Doris Spratley and Bruce Spratley; mother-in-law, Olympia P. Bonelli; father-in-law, Leonard W. Bonelli Sr.; sister, Cynthia S. Bernier; brothers-in-law, Kent Bernier Sr. and Leonard W. Bonelli Jr; brother, Bruce Spratley Jr.; sisters-in-law: Kim R. Bonelli, Lauren D. Bonelli and LaVerne D. Bonelli; nieces and nephews: Leonard Bonelli III, Lemian Bonelli, LeRoi Bonelli, Kimo Bonelli, Kwame Bonelli, Shanique Bonelli, Francisco Bonelli, Sherene Bonelli, Shemura Bonelli, Shainee Smith Trotter, Talesha Spratley, Bruce Spratley III, Cordell Spratley, Cynthia Turi Bernier, Kent Bernier Jr. and Phillip K. Bernier; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family members wish that their privacy be respected.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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