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February 23rd, 2017
USVI man who detained & beat woman given bail

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Magistrate Henry Carr III found probable cause to move forward on false imprisonment and related charges against Elijah Henry, who is accused of beating a female victim while detaining her in her apartment, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced this week.

February 22nd, 2017
USVI Gov Mapp wants to shut down gov’t for 1 day every 2 weeks

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today, February 22, 2017 revealed that his administration has been considering shutting government operations down one day every two weeks until September 30, 2017 to help keep the government afloat.

February 19th, 2017
2 arrested on St Thomas for unlicensed firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers this week arrested two men on unauthorised gun possession charges, the force’s media specialist, Sakeeda Freeman announced Friday, February 17, 2017. The arrests were a result of ongoing initiatives, she said.

February 17th, 2017
Two shot, one dead in St Thomas, USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A shooting incident just before 11:00 PM on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, February 16, 2017 left one man dead and the other wounded, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Police Commissioner Delroy Richards has confirmed to The Consortium.

February 16th, 2017
USVI Gov’t has 2 days cash on hand left, Finance Com. reveals

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- “I always communicate to you that the number of days of cash changes on a day to day basis. But when it’s down to two days, I think that the answer to your question is rather obvious.”

February 15th, 2017
USVI business coalition tells Gov Mapp to withdraw sin tax bill

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Chambers of Commerce in the St Croix and St Thomas districts, the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association and American Resort Development Association issued a joint statement on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 asking US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp to withdraw his sin tax bill.

February 14th, 2017
USVI Gov Mapp calls on business community to support sin taxes

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has been under pressure from business leaders territory-wide who have vehemently opposed his five-year economic growth sin tax bill.

February 13th, 2017
8 gun-related deaths in 2017 for STT following Home Depot shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man was shot dead here near Home Depot in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Sunday night, February 12, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced this morning, February 13, 2017.

February 10th, 2017
Shootings in STT & St Croix leave 2 victims injured

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Separate shooting incidents in St Thomas and St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 left two victims with gunshot wounds, the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) announced Thursday, February 9, 2017. Both victims were shot in the left leg.

February 6th, 2017
3 men shot multiple times in broad daylight on St Thomas

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Three men were shot multiple times about their bodies in St Thomas on Sunday afternoon, February 5, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Monday, February 6, 2017.



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