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January 18th, 2020
RVIPF cracking down on motorbike offenders, illegal ATVs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is cracking down on the illegal use of motorcycles and other type of vehicles such as the ‘All Terrain Vehicles’ (ATV’s) following an increasing amount of complaints over the illegal use such in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 18th, 2020
Man shot dead outside bakery in broad daylight

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A young man was shot to death outside the Thomas Bakery in Castle Coakley near Sunny Isle, the USVIPD has confirmed to the Consortium.

January 18th, 2020
Meghan, Brexit, & Change

By Dickson C. Igwe

The Meghan Markle story is part of the ongoing process of change in the west and a UK slow to enter the 21st Century.

January 17th, 2020
Meteor? Mysterious fireball seen falling from sky

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the second time in two months, residents of the Virgin Islands were again left stunned at a strange phenomenon in the sky, this time, a ball of fire descending from the sky late this afternoon, January 17, 2019, at around 17:30hrs.

January 17th, 2020
UPDATE: Boxing Day Races- Part 2 cancelled

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The continuation of the Boxing Day Horse Races that were cancelled due to poor weather at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on December 26, 2019 has been hit with another snag.

January 17th, 2020
'There needs to be separate test to licence bigger bikes' - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reiterating his calls for safer roads before bigger bikes, Commissioner of Police, Michael B. Matthews says robust requirements are needed with the introduction of bigger CC motorcycles in the territory.

January 17th, 2020
2 arrested in USVI for deadly counterfeit Fentanyl Pill; 4 deaths on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- On November 4, 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) warned the public about fatal victims overdosing on dangerous counterfeit pills in the United States.

January 17th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney always had a love for the sun, sea and sand which led him to pursue a tourism-based career. On the surface, he might seem like just an average Virgin Islander, but that is far from the truth.

January 17th, 2020
Jury Act an ongoing travesty of justice- R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is an ongoing travesty of justice in this country, and it is that of the jury system. The Jury Act of 1914 is contrary to the rule of law; it is a violation of the constitution and all principles of democracy that we still have that Jury Act on our books. I speak for the profession when I make a call for a very urgent rectification of that.”

January 17th, 2020
Cabinet meets; Trade Dept offers on-the-spot services on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The residents of the sister islands of Anegada and Jost van Dyke are finally having the dreaded “stepchild” tag removed, thanks to the unconventional initiatives of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

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