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October 19th, 2018
Mapp Vs Bryan: 2,000+ early ballots in USVI elections

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: Early voting numbers in the territory have been strong, according to data provided by the Election System of the Virgin Islands, with over 2,000 citizens casting their ballots early as of October 17.

September 10th, 2018
Mapp special assistant allegedly strangles wife

VI CONSORTIUM

SION FARM, St Croix, USVI — Mr Gregory Rafael Naar, a special assistant to Governor Kenneth Mapp, was charged on Saturday (September 8, 2018) by the VIPD, with assault and simple assault after allegedly strangling his wife, which hindered her ability to breathe.

September 7th, 2018
Missing man found shot dead in apartment

VI CONSORTIUM

GROVE PLACE, St Croix, USVI — A man who went missing several days ago was found dead in his Mutual Homes apartment on Thursday morning (September 6, 2018), after a concerned resident filed a report at the VIPD’s Francis Command Police Station, relative to a missing person, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Thursday.

September 4th, 2018
St Croix shooter jailed

VI CONSORTIUM

St Croix, USVI — District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on August 31, 2018, sentenced Nathaniel Thomas, Jr. to eight years imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a felon, fifteen years imprisonment for unauthorized possession of a firearm, and five years imprisonment for reckless endangerment, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

August 28th, 2018
Burnt body found on St Croix in missing US soldier’s car

VI CONSORTIUM

WILLIAMS DELIGHT, St Croix, USVI - The burnt body of an unidentified victim was found in a charred vehicle confirmed to be the car driven by Naji Jarvis, the 21-year-old who went missing a few days ago, VIPD Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium Tuesday (August 28, 2018) morning.

August 16th, 2018
Fmr USVI Senator found guilty of wire fraud & embezzling Gov’t funds

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI — Wayne James, 56, formerly elected to the 28th United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Legislature, was found guilty by a federal jury of wire fraud and theft of federal program funds, United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced today, August 16, 2018.

August 5th, 2018
USVI Democratic upset: Albert Bryan Jr & Tregenza A. Roach wins

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The political establishment in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Democratic Party was shaken, as a the winner was announced to go ‘head to head’ with Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, in the November 6, 2018, Election for Governor.

August 4th, 2018
USVI Democrats vote team to challenge Gov Mapp in Nov Gubernatorial elections

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Democrats from St Croix, St Thomas and St John vote for the Democrat’s standard bearer today Saturday August 4, 2018, to choose a team to challenge incumbent Governor, Kenneth E. Mapp and Osbert E. Potter, currently seeking another four-year term in office.

July 28th, 2018
Pipe bomb device confirmed to be a dud

VI CONSORTIUM

ST CROIX, USVI — A device that sat in the middle of the road on Friday morning near Joe’s Bar & Grill in the Sunny Isle Annex, causing a scare and mass confusion on St. Croix, was determined to be a dud by federal technicians, VIPD Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium Friday afternoon.

June 23rd, 2018
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates make their case @ forum

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — Who will be the best Democrat to face Governor Kenneth Mapp and the independent challengers in the general election? Ask any of the three men vying for the Democratic nomination during the August 4th primary, and they would boast about themselves, their past and present accomplishments and leadership skills to lead the territory into the future.



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