CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Monday October 17, 2016 at about 4:21 P.M. after stealing three cheques belonging to an elderly woman, who police identified as Ms. Vasquez, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on Tuesday October 18, 2016.
CNN - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading her Republican rival Donald Trump by eight points among likely voters, according to the most recent CNN Poll of Polls, released Monday.
GUYANA, Demerarawave - Convicted drug baron, Barry Dataram, and his wife, Anjanie Boodnarine, are back home and they had in their possession bogus Guyanese passports.
PORT-AU-PRINCE - Desperate for food and other necessities, some victims of Hurricane Matthew that battered Haiti a week ago looted UN trucks on Saturday (15 October) when UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was on his visit to one of the hard-hit towns. The UN chief has promised more aid for the hurricane victims, who are also facing a cholera outbreak.
THE GLEANER, Jamaica: The unwillingness of residents to provide any information has stymied the investigation of firefighters who responded to a call at 2:40 yesterday afternoon about a house on fire at 3 Jacques Avenue (off Jacques Road) in eastern Kingston.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For the first time after being elected as St Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister under a Team Unity Coalition Government on February 18, 2015, Dr The Honourable Timothy S. Harris will be in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (Virgin Islands) has ruled in favour of Delta Petroleum in relation to the seizure by HM Customs of Delta’s fuel storage tank No 7 at Pockwood Pond, Tortola, together with its contents (some 248,000 US gallons) on September 20, 2012.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the third year, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) partnered with the community and the Valley Sound Lions in supporting the fight against breast cancer and by hosting the first pink race in Virgin Gorda on Saturday October 15, 2016.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two vehicular accidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Sunday October 16, 2016 have left two people dead and at least 6 others injured, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium this morning, October 17, 2016.