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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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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
CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

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2016-08-23 18:04:02
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ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY KINGFISH TOURNAMENT

Make your plans now. The Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament will be held Sunday, July 15 at Hull Bay, St. Thomas. Fishing begins at 5:30 a.m and ends at noon, when the beach side party begins, with food, music, and fun. An awards ceremony will follow.
The tournament, one of the many activities celebrating French Heritage Week, was first organized by the Northside Sportfishing Club in 1987 and generally attracts hundreds of anglers aboard more than 100 boats from throughout the Virgin Islands. Last year's winner, Gerald Greaux, reeled in a 43.14 pound kingfish.
Many prizes will be awarded including prizes for the best boat, best captain, lady anglers, junior anglers, and other fish species,like bonito, tuna, mackerel, and dolphin.
The Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament benefits the Joseph Sibilly School, St.Thomas Rescue, The American Red Cross, and The Victim's Advocate Program.

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