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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.

February 6th, 2018
Bill Clinton tours USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Former United States of America (USA) President William Jefferson Clinton aka ‘Bill’ and members of the Clinton Foundation, as announced last week, visited the US Virgin Islands (USVI) — specifically St Thomas and St John — on Monday February 5, 2018, touring areas on both islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, while visiting My Brother’s Workshop and the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St Thomas, and meeting with local leaders on St John.

November 23rd, 2017
National Parks reopen in USVI following hurricanes

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Christiansted National Historic Site and Buck Island Reef National Monument on the island of St Croix, and Trunk Bay Beach at Virgin Islands National Park on the island of St John, US Virgin Islands (USVI) have reopened following lengthy closures because of damage wrought on the parks by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the US Department of Interior (DOI) announced Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

November 15th, 2017
Man found dead in STT harbour

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands (VIPD) on Tuesday, November 15, 2017 announced that a body had been found in the St Thomas harbour near the Coast Guard dock, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and that the force was investigating the matter while seeking the community’s assistance, according to Glen Dratte, the VIPD’s public information officer.

April 15th, 2017
Man, on hunt for alcohol, burglarises 2 USVI restaurants

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI — [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on Thursday April 13, 2017 arrested a man who allegedly broke into two St John, US Virgin Islands (USVI) restaurants in the span of one week, stealing alcohol and other items from the facilities, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday April 14, 2017.

March 16th, 2017
St John man sentenced to 25 years for 2012 murder

VI CONSORTIUM

BELLE VUE, St John, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Michael C. Dunston sentenced Ralph Titre to 25 years in prison for the 2012 murder of Tiny Jah Jarvis, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

February 2nd, 2017
Young man drowns in St John

VI CONSORTIUM

ST JOHN, USVI- A young man who appeared to be in his early 20s drowned in St John on Tuesday morning, January 31, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to this publication.

December 9th, 2016
St John man sentenced to 25 years for stabbing woman to death

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Denise Francois sentenced Adisa Bertrand to 25 years in prison, with credit for time served, for the murder of Shantee Sievenwright, the [US]VI Department of Justice announced late Friday, December 9, 2016.



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