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January 25th, 2016
St Croix, USVI resident commits suicide


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A resident was found dead in Estate Two Williams on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI on Sunday afternoon, January 24, 2016, (US)VI Police Department announced via press release.

January 22nd, 2016
First case of Zika virus confirmed on St Croix, USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI - Officials from the USVI Department of Health confirmed this morning, January 22, 2016 the first case of the Zika virus — a tropical disease that may lead to babies being born with abnormally small heads — on St Croix, US Virgin Islands.

January 19th, 2016
St Croix, USVI woman raped at Frederiksted bus stop


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A woman who told police that she was raped at a bus stop in Frederiksted, received medical attention at the Juan F. Luis Hospital following the incident, according to a press release issued late Monday January 18, 2016 by Sakeeda Freeman, the (US) VIPD’s media specialist.

January 15th, 2016
Decomposing body found on St Croix, USVI


ESTATE CONTENTMENT, St Croix, USVI — The (US) Virgin Islands Police Department found a decomposing body at about 2:30 p.m. today, Friday January 15, 2016 on St Croix, US Virgin Islands, Kevin Jackson, the force’s public information officer announced via a press release.

January 12th, 2016
Mapp's 'comments' to senator disgraceful & sexist- Christensen


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — In a note issued to The Consortium on January 10, 2016, former Delegate to Congress and Gubernatorial Candidate in the 2014 USVI General Election, Donna M. Christensen, called Governor of the US Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp’s comments to USVI Senator Janette Millin Young “a disgrace to his office and beyond disrespectful to the senator.”

January 8th, 2016
USVI Gov Mapp calls senator jackass, ‘setty fowl,’ stupid & crazy


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has called USVI Senator Janette Millin Young a jackass, “setty fowl” and stupid for alleging that he is maliciously withholding her mother’s pension monies that the government owes, because she refused to vote for the ArcLight deal.

January 8th, 2016
Holland America cancels call to St Croix, USVI without explanation


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe via a press release issued on January 7, 2016, announced that Holland America Cruise Lines had cancelled the January 10, 2016 visit of its Rotterdam ship to St Croix, US Virgin Islands.

January 7th, 2016
USVI Congresswoman applauds President Obama's actions against gun violence

ST CROIX, USVI — On January 5, 2016 United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett applauded US President Barack H. Obama’s announcement that the administration will take executive action to help reduce and prevent gun violence in America, a press release Mrs Plaskett’s office issued revealed.

December 30th, 2015
HOVENSA oil refinery to re-open in St Croix, USVI early 2016


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — After being shuttered for nearly four years, the HOVENSA facility in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, will reopen come early 2016, after USVI senators of the 31st Legislature ratified a landmark agreement late Tuesday December 29, 2015 signed between the Government of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC, a subsidiary of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.

December 29th, 2015
More police presence as Joe R. Biden visits St Croix for New Year’s


ST CROIX, USVI — It is well documented that Vice President Joe R. Biden loves St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI). He makes multiple visits to the island annually, and it has become somewhat of a tradition for the US Government’s second in command to ring in the New Year on the bigger of the three islands.

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