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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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'The Chef' Cooks Up KO in Showtime Debut

Staying strong and consistent through eight rounds, V.I. champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson capped off his Showtime Extreme boxing debut with a knockout early in the ninth over opponent Jonathan Nelson.

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2014-12-21 21:09:52
The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

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2014-12-18 21:50:26
Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
Considering the Option of a Chief Financial Officer for the V.I.

 Jason Budsan believes it behooves the Virgin Islands to have a CFO in order to get its financial house in order.

Read entire articleJun 10 2013 - 10:16pm
Mothers Against Guns Thanks All Who Contributed

 Celia A. Carroll, president of Jason Carroll Memorial Fund Inc./ Mothers Against Guns Inc., thanks all the many people, companies, schools, government offices and organizations that helped make this year’s walk/run a big success.

Read entire articleJun 1 2013 - 5:59pm
To the V.I. Department of Education That Failed Me and Others

 Jolene Edwards is a product of Virgin Islands public schools, and she faults them for giving her a second rate education.

Read entire articleMay 3 2013 - 7:08pm
Conservation Needed Before Renewable Energy

 Marccus Bodio, senior engineer at Quality Electric Supply Inc., says that “although solar PV panels should be installed on every U.S.V.I. school and government office, each renewable energy project must begin with a sincere and thorough conservation effort.”

Read entire articleApr 17 2013 - 11:20am
Get Rid of Corporal Punishment in the Schools

 Verdel L. Petersen says there are other ways besides using physical force to discipline children. She believes that corporal punishment should be abolished in Virgin Islands schools.

Read entire articleApr 10 2013 - 4:43pm
Bryan Playing Games for No Reason

 Raymond Williams comments on the recent problems at the St. Croix Board of Elections.

Read entire articleMar 28 2013 - 8:08am
The Board of Elections' Downward Free Fall

 Raymond J. Williams, member of the St. Croix District Board of Elections, does not like the way Adelbert Bryan is leading the St. Croix District Board of Elections.

Read entire articleMar 26 2013 - 11:25pm
Mothers Against Guns Gives Thanks

 Celia A. Carroll, president of Mothers Against Guns/Jason Carroll Memorial Fund, gives thanks to the many people, government agencies and organizations that helped to make the recent walk/run a great success.

Read entire articleMar 25 2013 - 1:23pm
None of Us Were Elected to Fight Each Other

Lawrence Boschulte, member of the St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections, gives his perspective and opinion about the turmoil at the Joint Board of Elections.

Read entire articleMar 20 2013 - 5:15am
Myopic Leaders Make Energy Crisis Worse

 Marvin L. Pickering finds fault with the Virgin Islands elected officials who have done little to deal with the dire energy situation.

Read entire articleMar 6 2013 - 2:50pm