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March 18th, 2019
Two injured, two dead in USVI nightclub shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — Two people were injured and two died during a shooting incident late Sunday Night, March 17, 2019, in a St. Thomas nightclub, sources told The Consortium. The information was subsequently confirmed by USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

March 17th, 2019
USVI capitalising on 'Carnival' exit from Antigua

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ST THOMAS, USVI - In a rather drastic move following disagreements between the Antiguan Government, Carnival Cruise Line and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), Carnival Cruise Line last week announced that it was removing Antigua from its itinerary, a decision with damaging consequences for the island, as Carnival Cruise Line alone brings 250,000 individuals to Antigua’s shores annually.

March 8th, 2019
Motorcyclist escape death in St. Thomas accident

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - A motorcyclist was badly injured late Wednesday night, March 6, 2019, during an accident that almost turned deadly, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to the Consortium.

March 4th, 2019
St. Thomas accident leaves 27-year-old woman dead

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ST. THOMAS, USVI — A vehicular accident in St. Thomas, USVI on Sunday night, February 3, 2019, left a 27-year-old woman dead, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to on Monday.

February 25th, 2019
40 year sentence for US man in 2014 St Thomas killing

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ST. THOMAS, USVI — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Friday.

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

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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

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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.

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