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May 20th, 2016
Another bomb threat at Home Depot in USVI turns out as hoax

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Home Depot on St Croix, US Virgin Islands received a bomb threat this morning, May 20, 2016, the second time in 7 months.

May 19th, 2016
Minor injures two with AK47 in St Croix, USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — An assailant who police have identified as a minor, leaped out of some bushes located near the Aureo Diaz basketball court in St Croix, US Virgin Islands and started firing shots at two male victims injuring both of them on May 18, 2016, the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has revealed.

May 17th, 2016
US Virgin Islanders should have right to vote for US President- Bill Clinton

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- At a campaign stop on St Croix, US Virgin Islands, former US President William Jefferson ‘Bill’ Clinton, his first time there, was greeted by a crowd of local Democrats at the Island Center for the Performing Arts, some of whom had paid $1,000 to have a personal meet and greet with the former leader of the free world in a tent erected behind the facility.

May 11th, 2016
Bill Clinton to campaign for Hillary R. Clinton in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Former US President William Jefferson ‘Bill’ Clinton will campaign for his wife on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on May 16, 2016 according to a press release the Hillary Rodham Clinton Campaign issued to The Consortium late Tuesday May 10, 2016.

May 5th, 2016
TRAXCO will vacate the Randall ‘Doc’ James racetrack on Friday

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — In a letter addressed to Casino Control Commission Chairwoman Violet Ann Golden, TRAXCO revealed that it would vacate the Randall ‘Doc’ James racetrack in St Croix, US Virgin Islands on May 6, 2016 following a complaint filed by the Department of Justice in District Court asking the court to force TRAXCO out of the Randall ‘Doc’ James racetrack.

April 25th, 2016
US should apologise to USVI for past sin- USVI Senator 'Positive' Nelson

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a Committee on Government Services, Consumer and Veterans Affairs hearing held on Thursday April 21, 2016, Terrence A. 'Positive' Nelson, the veteran Independent Citizens Movement (I.C.M.) senator, said the United States should apologise for its sin of purchasing the territory from Denmark without giving [US] Virgin Islanders input in determining their destiny, a wrongdoing he said Denmark is guilty of as well.

April 20th, 2016
USVI Gov Mapp says he won’t negotiate with AFT with ‘gun to my head’

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp late Tuesday April 19, 2016 issued a statement following the job action taken by the Federation of Teachers (AFT) union.

April 7th, 2016
Man jailed on St Croix, USVI after striking 2 dogs with machete

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday April 6, 2016 arrested Ala Zatar on charges of animal abuse, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced.

April 4th, 2016
Feds oversight of USVI Public Funds possible if Bill becomes Law

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Delegate to Congress in the USVI Stacey E. Plaskett on Monday April 4, 2016 expressed concern about a bill moving through the halls of Congress aimed at relieving Puerto Rico of the debt crisis that the commonwealth has found itself in.

March 30th, 2016
USVI’s Stacey E. Plaskett speaks out after snubbing trip to Cuba with Obama

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — In a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday March 29, 2016, Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett explained to The Consortium the reasons why she could not attend President Barack H. Obama’s historic trip to Cuba.



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