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

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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.

December 2nd, 2016
St John man convicted of 2012 murder

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BELLE VUE, St John, USVI- A young man has lost his freedom after a V.I. Superior Court jury unanimously convicted him of a 2012 murder that occurred on St. John, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the [US[ VI Department of Justice announced Thursday, December 1, 2016.

November 9th, 2016
Very familiar faces in USVI’s 32 Legislature

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The makeup of the US Virgin Islands’ 32nd Legislature — at least on St Croix — will look very similar to that of the 31st, except for one not-so-new face: Alicia “Chucky” Hansen.

November 7th, 2016
Peacemaker stabbed while breaking up fight between couple in USVI

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CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI— A man was stabbed in his abdomen on Wednesday afternoon, November 2, 2016 on St John, US Virgin Islands (USVI) after attempting to stop a fight between a man and a woman, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte told this publication early Monday, November 7, 2016.

August 8th, 2016
Plaskett defeats Russell in USVI Democratic primary elections

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett easily defeated contender Ronald E. Russell, former senator and practicing attorney who mounted a campaign against Ms Plaskett hoping to unseat the freshman congresswoman in Saturday’s, August 6, 2016, primary election.

July 18th, 2016
USVI man drives himself to hospital after being shot in thigh

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man told police that he drove himself to the Schneider Regional Medical Center after being shot by another man in his upper left thigh, (US) Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Saturday, July 16, 2016.

July 5th, 2016
Colourful Parade closes St John 2016 Festival

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CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI — The St John 2016 Festival ended on Monday July 4, 2016 with a colorful parade, and later that evening with fireworks commemorating Independence Day, and a finale Festival Village night that closed with the legendary Krosfyah band out of Barbados.

July 4th, 2016
Revelers turn St John into a wet fete for J’ouvert morning

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ST JOHN, USVI — The 2016 St John Festival comes to a head today, July 4, 2016 with a parade in Cruz Bay. But the island’s j’ouvert morning event was nothing to scuff at, as visiting revelers joined local ones — led by troupe J’ouvertNation and Trinidad Soca artist Shurwayne Wynchester — celebrated with wild dancing around the town to pulsating Soca music, and a truck full of water.

November 19th, 2014
UPDATE: It is Governor Kenneth E. Mapp!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - While the Board of Elections is calling the results unofficial as there are other certifying procedures that must take place, it’s clear that the people of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) went to the polls in the runoff election of November 18, 2014 for Governor determined to elect Kenneth E. Mapp Governor and Osbert Potter Lieutenant Governor.

November 16th, 2014
2014 USVI election count In! Official/certified results Out!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Some 11 days after the November 4, 2014 elections polls in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for all senate seats, a new Governor and Delegate to the US Congress, the Board of Elections and two Referendum one dealing with senate terms and the other Medicinal Marijuana all votes have been counted, and the official certified results have been announced by the joint Board of Elections.

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