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

VI CONSORTIUM

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

VI CONSORTIUM

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

VI CONSORTIUM

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

VI CONSORTIUM

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.

July 29th, 2014
UPDATE: Moleto A. Smith Jr. files court challenge to Basil C. Ottley Jr.’s residency

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Democratic gubernatorial primary candidate Moleto A. Smith Jr. today July 29, 2014 filed a legal challenge to Lt. Governor Candidate Basil C. Ottley’s residency.

August 1st, 2013
UPDATE: VIslander Earl Skelton freed from US prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Earl Skelton, a Virgin Islander who was arrested with three others for allegedly operating a complex cocaine and crack ring on St. Thomas and St. John in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) in 2011, has been set free.

July 7th, 2013
St. John Festival Parade brings out big crowd!

BY LYNDA LOHR — St John Source

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI- Hot, hot, hot describes both the weather and Thursday’s St. John Festival Parade as residents and visitors took to Cruz Bay’s streets to join in the fun.

October 21st, 2012
VI/USVI Friendship Day celebrated in St. John

CRUZ BAY, St. John, USVI – It appears to have come off without much fanfare, since if you were not invited, no one knew that the greater Virgin Islands celebrated the 39th annual USVI/VI Friendship day activity on St. John on October 20, 2012.

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