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February 18th, 2019
USVI stays on EU blacklist; Territory says not worried

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. JOHN, USVI — The European Commission has kept the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on its list of blacklisted nations as of 2019, deeming the US territory a tax haven.

February 13th, 2019
USVI man gets 6 months for smuggling immigrants from Tortola

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI — Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) was sentenced today, February 13, 2019, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on a charge of bringing illegal immigrants into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

February 7th, 2019
USVI boxer John A. Jackson arrested on rape charge

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMILE, St. Thomas, USVI — John A. Jackson, a United States Virgin Islands (USVI) boxer and son of boxing legend Julian Jackson aka ‘The Hawk’, was arrested on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, and charged with second-degree aggravated rape.

February 4th, 2019
Gov Bryan names Marise James as Senior Policy Advisor

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Former Gubernatorial Candidate Marise James has been tapped by Governor Albert Bryan as a Senior Policy Advisor, three veritable sources with knowledge of the appointment have confirmed to The Consortium.

February 1st, 2019
Gov Bryan announces Jenifer C. O’Neal as OBM Director

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan late Thursday night, January 31, 2019 official announced Virgin Islander Jenifer C. O’Neal as director of the Office of Management and Budget, completing a financial team that he says has the acumen for the job at the territory’s current financial juncture.

January 31st, 2019
Bryan appoints OMB Director without notifying public

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr has appointed a Virgin Islander from Virgin Gorda, Ms Jenifer C. O’Neal as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director, an important position in government because of the calamitous state of the territory’s finances.

January 29th, 2019
USVI ‘Distressed,’ Gov Bryan says at State of the Territory Address

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — Governor Albert Bryan delivered his first State of the Territory Address on Monday, January 2019, via a long-anticipated speech as residents and lawmakers alike sought an understanding of how the newly elected governor intends to lead the government, his plans to make the USVI a better place to live, and how he would prioritize the daunting issues the islands face.

January 21st, 2019
Gov Bryan, USVIPD to address surging crime situation

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr will join Acting Police Commissioner, Jason Marsh on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, to address the surging violent crimes situation in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), Government House announced today, Monday, January 21, 2019.

January 20th, 2019
USVI Gov Bryan signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan Jr has signed into law, a bill that legalizing medicinal marijuana industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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.

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