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
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Bruce D. Thomas Dies at 80

 Bruce D. Thomas passed quietly at his home on July 2 at the age of 80.

Read entire articleJul 5 2016 - 6:59pm
Bernard E. Roebuck Dies at 78

 Bernard E Roebuck died June 24 at his home in Quakertown, Penn. He was the assistant commissioner of finance at the Virgin Islands Department of Finance until 1991.

Read entire articleJun 30 2016 - 1:55pm
Allen Adonis Canton Dies at 87

Allen Adonis Canton died at his residence on June 6. He was 87 years old.

Read entire articleJun 11 2016 - 10:27am
Shirley Govine Dies in New York

Shirley Govine of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands died on Tuesday, March 22, at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York, due to cardiac arrest. Shirley was 80 years old.

Read entire articleMar 31 2016 - 3:36pm
Dan Stecher Dies at 71

Dan Stecher, 71, died March 26 at Schneider Hospital after a brief illness.

Read entire articleMar 29 2016 - 12:14am
Nicholas Carney Mankiewicz Dies in Florida

Nicholas “Nick” Carney Mankiewicz, 32, a Ft. Myers, Fla. resident since 1998, formerly of Naples, Fla. and North Carolina, passed away Friday, March 18, in LaBelle, Fla. He was born Feb. 1, 1984, on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.

Read entire articleMar 28 2016 - 8:14pm
Oliva B. Christian Dies

The family of Oliva B. Christian is saddened to announce his passing on March 5 in his home after a valiant battle with cancer.

Read entire articleMar 10 2016 - 1:10pm
Francisco Greaux Dies at 65

Francisco ‟Mush” Greaux died on March 1 at his Frenchtown home after a long illness. He was 65 years old.

Read entire articleMar 5 2016 - 9:20am
Carmen A. David Hodge Dies at 58

Carmen A. David Hodge, also known as “Girly,” died on Thursday, Feb. 18. She was 58 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 23 2016 - 7:14pm
Philanthropist Neil Weiss Dies at 92

Businessman and philanthropist Neil Weiss died Wednesday at age 92 on St. Thomas. Following a 10 a.m. service Sunday at Turnbull’s Funeral Home, he will be buried at the Jewish Cemetery.

Read entire articleFeb 12 2016 - 11:29pm