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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Firefighters Visit Antilles Kids and Bring Fire Engines

Toddlers, ELC (Pre-K through K) students and first grade classes from the Antilles School celebrated Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-14, on Wednesday with a visit from Virgin Islands Fire Services officials.

2016-10-20 11:30:14
Zika Update: 65 New Cases Reported; 5 Babies with Virus Born Healthy

On Tuesday, the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 65 new cases of Zika and announced that five babies born with the virus are all healthy. 

2016-10-19 23:49:15
Amnesty on Gross Receipts Tax Begins

Businesses that are behind on paying V.I. gross receipts taxes can avoid penalties and interest if they pay by Jan. 3, 2017, according to V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau Director Marvin Pickering.

2016-10-19 23:47:20
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SBA Slates Hispanic Small Business Summit

Summit will focus on promoting and assisting Latino-owned businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, New York and New Jersey.

Read entire articleOct 29 2012 - 12:17pm
VIWMA Recognizes Grant Awardee on the Opening of Its Eco-Store

 The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) congratulates the V.I. Montessori School and International Academy (VIMSIA) on the grand opening of their Eco-Store.

Read entire articleOct 26 2012 - 8:47pm
Yacht Haven Grande Events and Activities Slated for the Week of Oct. 26-Nov. 3

 This week at Yacht Haven Grande includes the following special events:

Read entire articleOct 25 2012 - 9:10pm
Employers Asked to Disregard Recently Mailed Unemployment Insurance Tax Bills

 Local employers are advised to disregard the most recent Unemployment Insurance Tax Statement of Account mailed out within the past two weeks dated as early as Oct. 9.

Read entire articleOct 24 2012 - 3:06pm
Ronald McDonald Kicks Off McHappy Day

 Ronald McDonald was on hand yesterday as Arcos Dorados, the franchisee for McDonald’s in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced today the launch of its McHappy Day initiative on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleOct 17 2012 - 7:47pm
Computer Series Features Training in Excel

 Individuals interested in getting the most of their computing experience can take advantage of a computer training series being offered by the University of the Virgin Islands - Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center.

Read entire articleOct 11 2012 - 8:23pm
VIUCEDD and VI SBDC Sponsor Workshop

 The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental
Disabilities (VIUCEDD), Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) will sponsor a workshop entitled “The Advantages of Hiring Individuals with Disabilities from an Employer’s Perspective.”

Read entire articleOct 1 2012 - 2:09pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for October 1-31

This is the West Indian Company cruise ship schedule for October 2012.


Read entire articleSep 29 2012 - 9:21am
Federal Universal Service Charge and Access Recovery Charge Change

 As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge effective Oct. 1. Effective Oct. 1, Innovative Telephone subscribers will also see a decrease in the Access Recovery Charge.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 12:18pm
SBA Web Chat Offers Tips to Women on Starting, Growing a Small Business

 Now’s a good time for women who are ready to start or expand a small business to take that first step with help from a U.S. Small Business Administration series of four Web chats during October, which is also National Women’s Small Business Month.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 11:49am