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February 20th, 2017
One dead, another critically injured in St Croix vehicle accident


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A young woman lost her life this morning, February 20, 2017 on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) while her friend, who was sitting in the passenger side of the vehicle that they were traveling in — an old, red Suzuki Vitara — was said to be in critical condition, The Virgin Islands Consortium has learned.

December 29th, 2016
US Vice President Joe R. Biden & wife ringing in New Year on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- It is well documented that Vice President Joseph R. ‘Joe’ Biden loves St Croix, US Virgin Islands. He sometimes makes multiple visits to the island annually, and it has become somewhat of a tradition for the US government’s second in command to ring in the New Year on the Big Island.

December 21st, 2016
USVI man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Today, December 21, 2016 Antonio Sanes Carmona, 45, of St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), pleaded guilty before US Magistrate Judge George Cannon Jr to possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

August 15th, 2016
Shooting in St Croix leaves two victims wounded


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two individuals were shot during an incident that occurred at the ballpark in Estate Profit, St Croix, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD), Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium today August 15, 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Man shot in chest in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Violence continues to rock the US Virgin Islands (USVI) as yet another man was shot on Thursday night, July 28, 2916 on the island of St Croix, sending him into surgery as Juan F. Luis Hospital remained on lock-down throughout the night.

May 11th, 2016
Bill Clinton to campaign for Hillary R. Clinton in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Former US President William Jefferson ‘Bill’ Clinton will campaign for his wife on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on May 16, 2016 according to a press release the Hillary Rodham Clinton Campaign issued to The Consortium late Tuesday May 10, 2016.

February 20th, 2016
2nd case of Zika confirmed in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A new case of the Zika virus has been confirmed on the island of St Croix, US Virgin Islands, coming one month after the first case was reported. The news was revealed to The Consortium on February 19, 2016 by Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) officials, during a previously planned interview that took place at the Charles Harwood Memorial Hospital.

February 7th, 2016
St Croix native Juwan Thompson playing in Super Bowl 50


CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — For the second time in three years, the Denver Broncos are playing in the final game of the season, this time against the Carolina Panthers, as they try to bring home a Super Bowl win.

December 27th, 2015
Pedestrian dies after hit by vehicle on St Croix


WILLIAMS DELIGHT, St Croix, USVI — A 50-year-old man succumbed to wounds he sustained when a vehicle struck him in Williams Delight on Wednesday evening, December 23, 2015 VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on Saturday December 26, 2015.

December 24th, 2015
Visa pages in US passports to end Jan 1, 2016


FREDERICKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Osbert E. Potter is advising the community that the U.S. Department of State will no longer add visa pages into U.S. passports beginning January 1, 2016, according to a press release issued on Wednesday December 23, 2015.


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