Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
On Thursday, April 25, the St. Thomas community was enjoying J'Ouvert when the celebration was shattered by gunshots which injured three people. Public safety officials immediately canceled the remainder of J'Ouvert.
The VICCC is hosting a "V.I. African Heritage and African Liberation Day" forum on Saturday on St. Thomas and an "African Heritage Parade/Walk and Roundtable" on St. Croix Monday.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
Detectives identified the body of the man found fatally shot Tuesday in Upper Hidden Valley as 38-year-old Victor Manuel Otano Beltre, a native of the Dominican Republic.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
DPNR Enforcement Officer Roberto Tapia testified in March that he regularly confiscated boaters’ firearms but DPNR has no records at all of any firearms confiscated by Tapia.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
At 9 a.m. April 22, Coral World Ocean Park, Coki Beach Dive Club, The Young Professional Network and community volunteers will join in the Reef Alliance for Earth Day events and clean up Water Bay and Coki Beach. Volunteer divers and snorkelers will meet at Coki Beach Dive Club. Available equipment will be provided free of charge as well as bottles of water. Land volunteers will meet in the Coral World parking area. A barbecue lunch will be provided for the volunteers as well as free admission to Coral World Ocean Park for the remainder of the day. Anyone send an e-mail to Erica Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.