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February 19th, 2016
USVI Congresswoman Plaskett slams President Obama on Cuba visit

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- United States Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett has issued a statement on US President Barack H. Obama’s planned visit to Cuba next month, coming on the heels of a deal signed on Tuesday February 16, 2016 between the United States and Cuba.

February 18th, 2016
USVI man Malaki George turns himself in for 2012 homicide

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson of the US Virgin Islands Police Department announced this afternoon February 18, 2016 that Malaki George, 31, of Anna’s Retreat turned himself in and was arrested based on a warrant signed by Judge Adam Christian on February 2, 2016.

January 18th, 2016
Man jailed after guns & bulletproof vests found @ his STT, USVI home

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man living in Vester Gade, Savan, St Thomas, USVI, was arrested and charged with possession of unlicensed firearms after police found three guns and two bulletproof vests at his place of residence, US Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson announced on January 16, 2016.

November 28th, 2015
USVI residents warned by Govt Dept to stay away from all beaches there

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, ST. CROIX — The Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources, citing heavy rainfall this week, has warned residents through a press release issued this afternoon to stay all from all the territory’s waters until further notice.

November 20th, 2015
USVI Paradise Basketball Jam tips off

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The South Carolina men’s basketball team grinded out a win in the opener of the 2015-16 season last Saturday night, November 14, 2015, taking an 84-69 win over Norfolk State in the first game of the US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam tournament.

November 10th, 2015
Kevin Henley indicted on bulk cash smuggling charge in USVI

CHARLOTTE, AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Kevin Henley, a resident of Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands, is to appear in court in St Thomas, USVI on Thursday November 12, 2015 after allegedly being found with a quantity of undisclosed cash in October.

October 26th, 2015
USVI approves $500k for USVI/VI/PR scholastic programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), His Excellency Kenneth E. Mapp has announced a $500,000 educational venture for high school students of the US Virgin Islands, [British] Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which he said is necessary for the younger generation to become familiar with the similarities shared among the three territories.

October 25th, 2015
USVI Gov Kenneth E. Mapp pledges greater collaboration with VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Let me state here my personal pledge, the pledge of the Government of the Virgin Islands to continue to work with you and your government on issues of mutual interests, on trade, on friendship and on the great people that make up the Greater Virgin Islands," stated Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), His Excellency Kenneth E. Mapp.

July 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Alleged murder fugitive ‘Balla’ Charlery deported from VI to US!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – J’wa Emone Charlery known as ‘Balla’ was today July 29, 2015 deported to the United States after the date for his local charges – including illegal entry and unlawful possession of gun and ammunition charges – were deferred indefinitely allowing for a Deportation Order to be effected.

July 3rd, 2015
Same-sex marriage to be legal in USVI

‎ST THOMAS, USVI - Sister territory United States Virgin Islands (USVI) is making moves to comply with the recent landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court that struck down marriage bans in every state. This decision made by the US Supreme Court on June 26, 2015 means that same-sex marriage is legal in all states in the USA.





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