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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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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “The BFG,” “The Purge: Election Year” and “The Legend of Tarzan”

 The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Former Sen. Wayne James Arrested In Italy

Former St. Croix Sen. Wayne James was arrested Wednesday in Nonantola, Italy, and awaits extradition to the USVI for trial on federal corruption charges, an Italian newspaper reported this week.

For Pregnant Women, Zika Means Being More Cautious and Aware

Zika’s presence in the territory has changed the way local pregnant women carry out their lives. These women say they have become acutely aware of where mosquitoes lurk and how to avoid them.

Tight Budgets Increasing Turnover at Courts

Tight funding constraints are not only forcing the courts to put off expansions and capital projects but are also increasing turnover of highly qualified staff in both court systems.

GERS: Resuming Personal Loans Would Violate ‘Fiduciary Responsibility’

Resuming its personal loan program as mandated by the Legislature would violate GERS's legal duty to prudently manage its investments, system officials told senators during budget hearings Thursday.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

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Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Young People

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on…

Senate Passes Court, Elections Unification

The full Senate voted Wednesday to restructure sections of the V.I. government, moving toward a unitary elections board and a…

New Gun Law: Register Guns at Port of Entry

Anyone bringing a firearm into the territory will be required by law to immediately register it with the V.I. government…

PFA Approves $10 Million Loan, Police Training Funds and New Contract Authorization for Executive Director

PFA board members discussed Wednesday a loan from Banco Popular for first responder needs, including new ambulances and other equipment…

Emancipation Day to be Celebrated on St. Thomas on Sunday

Emancipation Day will be celebrated at Emancipation Garden in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, on Sunday, featuring a variety of entertainment…

Varlackville Opens; Honoree Described as ‘Humble,’ ‘Unsung Hero’

St. John Festival Village 2016, dubbed Varlackville, officially opened Tuesday evening with a ceremony celebrating this year’s honoree and village…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Small Fire at St. Croix WAPA Plant

A small, self-contained fire occurred around midday Thursday next to a large generating unit at the Water and Power Authority's Estate Richmond power plant.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Suspect Surrenders on Attempted Murder Charges

Jahshawn A. Peters, 26, turned himself in on Tuesday to the V.I. Police Department, where he was arrested on a warrant charging him with four counts of first-degree attempted murder.

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