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January 8th, 2019
Bryan Jr. now officially the 9th Governor of USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - Albert Bryan Jr, on Monday, January 7, 2019, took the Oath of Office as the ninth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), capping off a momentous journey that was years in the making.

January 7th, 2019
Bryan Jr inauguration as 9th USVI Governor today, Jan 7, 2019

EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - At about 10:30 AM today Monday, January 7, 2019, the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) will have a new Governor.

December 31st, 2018
Over 1,200 applied for work with Bryan Administration

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - About 1,200 individuals in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) have submitted their resumes in search of work with the incoming Bryan administration, Richard Motta, the transition team’s Press Secretary told The Consortium this morning, December 31, 2018.

December 29th, 2018
Medicinal marijuana bill passes USVI legislature

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Senator Positive T. A. Nelson’s medicinal marijuana bill—after being introduced in the 31st Legislature and facing seemingly insurmountable odds—was voted favourably on Friday, December 28, 2018, during the 32nd body’s last session.

December 10th, 2018
USVI Attorney General Claude Walker resigns

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Attorney General, Claude Walker has resigned, The VI Consortium has learned. Mr Walker, who served from August 2015, resigned on Friday, December 8, 2018, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

December 5th, 2018
Report: 59% USVI children lived in single-parent homes in 2014

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - According to the 2016 USVI Kids Count Data Book published by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (C.F.V.I) on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, as of 2014, more than half of the territory’s children — 59 percent— were living in single-parent homes, even as the number of children in married-parent families increased to 39 percent.

November 20th, 2018
Kenneth E. Mapp Out! Albert Bryan Jr In! as USVI Governor-Elect

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Albert Bryan Jr, the Democrat who beat his competitors during the August 4, 2018, Democratic Primary Election to face the Independent Candidates and sitting Governor during the General Election went head-to-head with Governor Kenneth E. Mapp in the runoff.

November 20th, 2018
USVI voters go to poll today, November 20, 2018, to choose a Governor!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Voters will go to the polls, today Tuesday, November 20, 2018, one last time this year, to decide the fate of Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, who is being challenged by former Labour Commissioner, Albert Bryan Jr, bringing to a close, what has been one of the most exciting campaign seasons in the United States Virgin Islands’ (USVI) history.

November 8th, 2018
Torrential rainfall leads to flooding across USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: Torrential rainfall throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday, November 8, 2018, has led to flooding across the three islands, with St. Thomas and St. John experiencing the more severe cases, according to multiple videos posted by residents.

November 7th, 2018
USVI Elections: Bryan & Mapp head to runoff with Bryan in lead

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and Albert Bryan Jr. will face off in a runoff election, after the respective teams failed to collect the required 50 plus 1 percent of the votes needed for victory.

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