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June 5th, 2017
Mugshots of 'Persons of Interest' in USVI Watergut homicide revealed

VI Consortium

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. Croix, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department on Monday afternoon released the mugshots of two men the force is classifying as persons of interest in the Watergut homicide that occurred on Sunday.

May 29th, 2017
Bomb threat @ Home Depot in USVI another hoax- VIPD

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Home Depot on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) received another bomb threat on Monday May 29, 2017, but like the other times that the facility had to evacuate employees in search of a bomb, the threat — Home Depot St Croix’s third in under two years — turned out to be another hoax, according to the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

May 26th, 2017
Man dies after being shot multiple times on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man died in the D. Hamilton Jackson Housing Community on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Thursday night, May 25, 2017 after being shot multiple times about the body, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday, May 26, 2017.

May 19th, 2017
Man found hanging in bedroom on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was found hanging in his bedroom on Wednesday night in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in what the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has said appears to be a suicide incident, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Thursday afternoon, May 18, 2017.

May 16th, 2017
2 injured in weekend shooting on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two men were injured in a weekend shooting incident that occurred in Mount Pleasant West, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in the wee hours of Sunday morning, May 14, 2017, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

April 21st, 2017
USVI Governor to ‘consider’ Marijuana Bill

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — As Senator Terence ‘Positive’ Nelson continues his incessant push to see the legalisation of some form of marijuana in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), he may find that Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, who Mr Nelson often clashes with on policy issues, is an unlikely ally of his ideas — if not the legislation themselves — as Mr Mapp hints that any measure would be heavily scrutinised by his administration before a final decision to approve or veto.

April 20th, 2017
Gov Mapp submits bill to attract financial services to USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a press conference held at Government House on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017 USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp announced that he has officially submitted for legislative approval The Virgin Islands Financial Services Improvement and Corporate Modernization Act of 2017 (FISA).

April 5th, 2017
Man dies after stabbed with broken bottle on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two men accustomed of hanging out at the Estate La Reine Vegetable Market on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), got into an altercation on April 4, 2017 which ended with the death of one of the men, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium.

April 3rd, 2017
USVI Police arrest man accused of raping & assaulting woman

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers in the wee hours of Saturday morning, April 1, 2017 arrested a man who was accused of raping and assaulting a woman he was acquainted with, the force’s public information officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

March 30th, 2017
USVI imports over 97% of its food- USVI Agri Dept reveals

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — The Centennial commemoration of Agrifest 2017 was hailed as a rousing success by Department of Agriculture (D.O.A.) Commissioner Denis Robles, during an address to the Legislature on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room in Frederiksted.



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