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March 28th, 2020
USVI residents to receive $1,200 in Coronavirus relief package

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Washington’s $2 trillion coronavirus relief package will put $1,200 directly into the hands of nearly every American, including United States Virgin Islanders, through income tax rebates, with the money arriving in a matter of weeks.

March 27th, 2020
USVI now has 19 confirmed Coronavirus cases

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) today, March 27, 2020, confirmed that it has received results for 30 coronavirus tests from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and two tested positive, while 28 returned negative.

March 24th, 2020
Senator Alicia V. Barnes calls for suspension of electricity disconnections in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Senator Alicia V. Barnes has implored the Governing Board of the Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to immediately suspend its policy of disconnections to all customers in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

March 23rd, 2020
17 positive cases of Coronavirus in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) said Sunday night, March 22, 2020, that it has received confirmation of eleven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease.

March 19th, 2020
3rd case of coronavirus confirmed in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health said Wednesday, March 18, 2020 that it has received confirmation of a third confirmed case of the coronavirus in the US Virgin Islands. This brings the territory’s total confirmed cases to three—one in the St Croix district and two in the St Thomas/St John district, the department said.

March 10th, 2020
Man arrested after assaulting mother of his child @ bus stop in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Shortly after 6:00 am on Monday, march 10, 2020, Jose A. Garcia, Jr, 28, of Hospital Ground, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arrested and charged with simple assault, domestic violence after assaulting a woman at a bus stop, according to the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

March 8th, 2020
WAPA hurricane supplies illegally shipped to VI - USVI lawsuit

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A lawsuit recently filed in the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) by an employee who has been working at the local Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for over 19 years, has named the Virgin Islands (VI) as recipients of illegal hurricane supplies and restoration materials as part of corruption allegations against the utility's highest management level.

March 3rd, 2020
3 suspected cases of Coronavirus identified in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Three US Virgin Islanders are considered Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) of having contracted the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the VI Consortium has learned.

February 22nd, 2020
3 guns found in USVI Public Schools in February

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI - In early February the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School was on lockdown at the end of the day while the Red Hook campus was searched for firearms. A student had been taken into custody in connection with a robbery. The boy had a gun and ammunition in his possession on school grounds, police said.

February 13th, 2020
Spotlight on Jeffrey E. Epstein's interactions with influential in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice's civil claims against the half-billion dollar estate of Jeffrey E. Epstein is casting an unwanted spotlight on the dead pedophile’s interactions with the Virgin Islands’ rich and powerful.

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