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March 30th, 2020
30 cases of coronavirus confirmed in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (D.O.H.) on Sunday evening, March 29, 2020, confirmed 7 additional cases of coronavirus in the US Virgin Islands, bringing the territory's total to 30. The latest figure was provided via the [US] Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency's alert.

March 19th, 2020
3rd case of coronavirus confirmed in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health said Wednesday, March 18, 2020 that it has received confirmation of a third confirmed case of the coronavirus in the US Virgin Islands. This brings the territory’s total confirmed cases to three—one in the St Croix district and two in the St Thomas/St John district, the department said.

December 25th, 2019
Cockfighting banned in USVI & Puerto Rico

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- As of Friday, December 20, 2019, cockfighting was illegal in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and Puerto Rico.

November 26th, 2019
21 mths jail for man who stole $70K from Banco Popular ATM in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI— Clement Bougouneau, 52, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Thursday, November 21 for bank burglary and larceny, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

November 21st, 2019
VI residents charged with illegal entry into US

VI CONSORTIUM

CORAL BAY, St John, USVI- Mohammed Singh, a citizen of Guyana, and Jaisel Yroveles Del Jesus, Shadrach Thompson, and Tereim Grant, all residents of the [British] Virgin Islands, were charged with knowingly and willfully entering or attempting to enter the United States at a time and place other than as designated by immigration officers.

September 26th, 2019
Search intensifies for US tourist missing on St John since last week

VI CONSORTIUM

CORAL BAY, St John, USVI- Virgin Islands National Park (NPS) staff on St John, US Virgin Islands (USVI), planned to expand their search on Thursday morning, September 26, 2019 for Lucy Schuhmann, 48, of Kentucky, USA.

August 29th, 2019
Dorian batters St Thomas; One dead in St John

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Dorian took a hard turn from its projected path on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, a potential the National Hurricane Center through its advisories cautioned. It bypassed St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and stormed ashore in the St Thomas-St John district as a Category 1 hurricane, dropping trees, poles and rooftops in its wake.

June 13th, 2019
Mentally ill man damages 30 vehicles in St John

VI CONSORTIUM

VALLEY ROAD, St John, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said Thursday June 13, 2019 that a mentally ill man on Wednesday took a metal object and damaged 30 vehicles in the St John Marketplace parking lot, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

April 19th, 2019
USVI boxer facing 15 years for rape, child porn

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMILE, St. Thomas, USVI - A federal Grand Jury yesterday Thursday, April 18, 2019, returned a ten-count indictment against professional boxer John A. Jackson, 30 of St. Thomas, charging him with two counts of production of child pornography.

March 26th, 2019
Police still hunting TIP suspect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Force (RVIPF), says it is still searching for the captain of a small vessel who was able to evade the US Border Patrol and local police, after his vessel crash landed in the Sea Cow’s Bay area on Sunday March 24, 2019.

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