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January 20th, 2019
USVI Gov Bryan signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan Jr has signed into law, a bill that legalizing medicinal marijuana industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

January 16th, 2019
Three injured in St. Thomas USVI shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

EMERALD HILL, St. Thomas, USVI - Three men were injured in the wee hours of Monday, January 7, 2019, during a shooting in St. Thomas, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

January 8th, 2019
Bryan Jr. now officially the 9th Governor of USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - Albert Bryan Jr, on Monday, January 7, 2019, took the Oath of Office as the ninth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), capping off a momentous journey that was years in the making.

December 22nd, 2018
USVI Senate Session postponed amidst break-in

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - According to a release issued Friday, December 21, 2018, the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), has had to postpone its Senate Session due to a major security breach.

December 19th, 2018
Seaborne flight averts crash with emergency landing in St. Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A Seaborne Airlines seaplane that left St. Thomas for St. Croix this afternoon, Wednesday, December 12, 2018, landed safely on St. Croix after Pilots identified a technical issue with the plane, Seaborne Airlines told The Consortium in a statement today.

November 20th, 2018
USVI voters go to poll today, November 20, 2018, to choose a Governor!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Voters will go to the polls, today Tuesday, November 20, 2018, one last time this year, to decide the fate of Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, who is being challenged by former Labour Commissioner, Albert Bryan Jr, bringing to a close, what has been one of the most exciting campaign seasons in the United States Virgin Islands’ (USVI) history.

November 8th, 2018
Torrential rainfall leads to flooding across USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: Torrential rainfall throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday, November 8, 2018, has led to flooding across the three islands, with St. Thomas and St. John experiencing the more severe cases, according to multiple videos posted by residents.

October 17th, 2018
Feds make 2 cocaine-related arrests in St. Thomas

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: According to the release, Delroy Tatum, Jr., 53, of St. Thomas was arrested on an indictment charging him with four counts of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine.

August 11th, 2018
Opposition Leader takes up UK challenge in review of OT relations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has announced the formation of a domestic Committee to conduct outreaches across the sister islands of the Virgin Islands (VI), in order to solicit and document the views of citizens throughout the territory, in response to the United Kingdom’s (UK) establishment of a special body to review future relations with its Overseas Territories (OT).

August 10th, 2018
VI Elections' Officials laud USVI’s efficiency @ recent Polls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office, Ms Carolyn Stoutt- Igwe and Supervisor of Elections, Ms Juliette Penn, has lauded the elections process for the recently ran Democratic Primary held in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

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