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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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The Bookworm: Read the 'Writings on the Wall'

Readers with the right mindset will find this book to be informative and entertaining but be prepared to take your time get the most from it. What’s here is deep and wide and nowhere near quick.

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2016-08-24 22:47:34
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
Alexis Williams Dies at 72

 

Alexis Williams
Alexis Williams

Alexis Williams, better known as Lex, died on Nov. 4 at Coki Point Beach. He was 72 years old.
He leaves to cherish his memories six children: Letitia Williams-Sharry in Florida, Mackella Brown,Terrance Brown, Kevin Brownall on St. Kitts, Alexis Williams Jr. on St. Thomas and Rodney Williams in Florida; six sisters: Sarah Williams in London, Shirley Williams, Gwenneth Williams-Dore and Claudette Williams, all in St. Thomas, Althea Charles and Cuthlyn Dickenson in New York.
He is also survived by 12 grandchildren: Rashaun Sharry, Shuquana Sharry, Janaie Brown, Nazdravi Brown, Terrance Johnson, Terrencia Johnson, Tesron Johnson, Neilson Alexis Williams III, Aquaisha Williams, Aneiqua Williams, Nahshon Williams and Jahlion Williams; one great-grandchild, Zariah Gumbs; one aunt, Mary Pinney in London; many nieces and nephews, at home and abroad; many friends, including: Maisie Brown (Phylis), Phoebean Williams and Fitzroy Cannonier; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Davis Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at First Church of God, Bolongo. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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