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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he participated in the 10th annual observance of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on Tuesday. Sharing some personal experiences on the sobering topic, Mapp recalled a childhood friend being murdered by her former spouse. “Murder is a crime that not only

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 32-0173, a Resolution honoring the Family Resource Center (FRC), authored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Marvin Blyden, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Jean A. Forde, and Alicia Chucky Hansen, was unanimously passed in Friday’s Legislative Session. Senator

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY — A man who went missing from St. Croix on Tuesday morning has been found safe and sound on the island of St. John. Police said 57-year-old Timothy Howard, who struggles with dementia, was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday in St. John. The

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] VIRGIN GORDA — The British Virgin Islands sustained widespread damage as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly and the Virgin Gorda Elderly Home—buildings that house the most vulnerable seniors and older persons in their communities—were

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MISSING MAN: TIMOTHY HOWARD ON ST. CROIX SUFFERS FROM MEMORY PROBLEMS [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Police said they need your help today to locate a missing man who suffers from dementia. Timothy Howard, 57, has been missing from his La Grande Princess home since about 8 a.m.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas Jurisdiction of Bethesda Church of God in Christ donated care packages and personal items to low-income seniors at Ebenezer Gardens, an independent living program by Lutheran Social Service of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI). On Wednesday, July 11, the New Jersey-based

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Israeli Consul-General Ambassador Dani Dayan will pay St. Thomas a visit on Thursday, July 19. A reception and conversation will be held at 6 p.m. at Lilienfeld Community House, Crystal Gade (Synagogue Hill). He will make remarks and address the community at 7

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Representatives of churches, synagogues and mosques met at the Masjid Nur Islamic Center in Sugar Estate on Sunday afternoon to talk about religious tolerance and cooperation among all members of the community no matter what faith they follow. The interfaith gathering at

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] JACKSONVILLE — A defensive tackle with the NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars has stepped up to help the Caribbean home nation of his father. Marcell Dareus, 28, who is an alum of the University of Alabama, spent this week in Haiti and took along a

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] DALLAS — Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit. Children held at facilities such as the

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