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April 6th, 2019
UVI launches first film festival

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Department of Communication, Art, Theatre and Music will host its inaugural weekend-long Caribbean Film and Artistic Cinematic Festival from Today Saturday, April 6, 2019, to Sunday, April 7 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The cultural festival will bring students and community together to celebrate some of the best in Caribbean film.

April 4th, 2019
USVI man faces 5 years, 8M fine for cocaine possession

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - Roosevelt Dowling, 58, of St. Croix, has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base “crack” before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Wednesday.

March 31st, 2019
Scammers cloning mobile numbers to steal money – USVIPD

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - The United States Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD) says a new scam affecting the territory’s economy, sees scammers cloning the cellphone numbers of residents by using a scanner that allows them to capture the serial number of a mobile phone and through it, the phone holder’s identity.

March 30th, 2019
Shooting in Watergut USVI leaves one wounded

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A United States Virgin Islands (USVI) man was shot in the ankle in the wee hours of Friday morning, March 29, 2019, while in the Watergut area, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 24th, 2019
Friend saves drowning teen in USVI waters

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A teen who was drowning after diving into the ocean from the Ann E. Ambramson Pier in Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) was saved by one of his friends earlier this week, according to a video sent to The Consortium last week.

March 21st, 2019
USVI man shot dead in grocery store

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A man was shot dead late Wednesday night, March 20, 2019, inside the Harmony Grocery Store and Bar, which is located near the Watergut Shanty in Christiansted, after an argument escalated, the Consortium has learned.

March 15th, 2019
St. Croix man gets 18 months for role in marijuana smuggling

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — Gibbs Bully, 52, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in District Count on one count of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

March 6th, 2019
Guyanese men sentenced following $71M cocaine bust

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, March 6, 2019 that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36 months, 30 months and 27 months respectively for possession of cocaine on board a vessel, by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 5, 2019.

February 9th, 2019
USVI Accident Leaves Two Dead

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A vehicular accident on Rattan Road late Friday night, February 8, 2019, left two men dead, emergency responders on the scene have confirmed. The incident, which occurred after the 11:00 p.m. hour, included a Jeep Wrangler and a 90s Ford Explorer.

January 30th, 2019
Three plead guilty to cocaine distribution in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, that on Friday, January 18, Robert Klyvert, 47, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to distribution of crack cocaine.

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