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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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Beach Advisory for June 20-24

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-06-25 06:17:40
911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Real estate — St. John
'Cinnamon Day Dreams' Sits Amidst the Bay Trees

Providing serenity and surrounded by lush parklands with lovely BVI and north shore views, this gated two bedroom two and one half bath home "Cinnamon Day Dreams" sits amidst the fragrant bay trees of Catherineberg on over an acre. Hand-crafted mahogany kitchen with granite countertops,18ft.native stonewall, mahogany accents and arched openings create an atmosphere reminiscent of the "old Danish" times. Heated pool with swim jet and spa, electric shutters, and 12.5KW generator are among the amenities. Owner/Broker offered at $2,750,000.
Visit the Web site at www.stjohnusvirealestate.com. Or call the office for details at 340-776-6862.

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