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April 5th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Public needs to know!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Civil Society, the media and the family of the late Santo Yamarco Hernandez are starting to question the circumstances surrounding the Government shooting and killing of the escaped prisoner in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

March 29th, 2018
Preventing the destruction of our country

Alred C. Frett

Government to enforce Insurance Obligations but what about the others?

For more than half a year we have argued that Government should ensure Insurance Companies meet their obligations to Clients and we are finally hearing of steps being taken in that direction… That would be good but it still leaves the Price Gouging and Unfair Practices that have been perpetrated by Landlords and Suppliers on Hurricane Victims or just about every VI Resident.

March 28th, 2018
47-year-old man in USVI admits to raping 14-year-old girl

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man was arrested after allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in February 2018, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 22nd, 2018
St John man sentenced to 10 years for biting piece of man’s ear off

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI- Ten years in prison was the sentence US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay on Tuesday March 22, 2018 handed down on Emanuel Greer of Calabash Boom, St John, for an ear-biting incident that occurred a little less than two years ago, USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

March 20th, 2018
USVI police arrest man for allegedly assaulting female acquaintance

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Officers (VIPD) officers recently arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a female acquaintance, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Men held in Sweeney & Stevens murder probe released

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents were hoping for a major breakthrough in the murder probe of Clevaughn M. Sweeney and Michael Stevens when it was announced yesterday, March 15, 2018 by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) that two persons had been held for questioning.

March 15th, 2018
Haitian woman convicted in USVI of knifing pregnant woman

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Jurors in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) took less than two hours to convict a Haitian woman of beating her roommate, stabbing her with a knife and destroying her cellphone.

March 14th, 2018
Rafael Harrigan now charged with Trumayne J. Daway’s murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A third person has been charged for the murder of Virgin Islander Trumayne J. Daway, who was riddled with bullets at Brandywine Bay on February 28, 2018.

March 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Report on police killing of Santo Y. Hernandez In!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Earlier today, Saturday March 10, 2018 after our newsroom published a story inquiring about the 3-month old investigation into the killing by members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) of Santo Y. Hernandez, Commissioner of Police Michael B. Mathews, who is believed to be overseas, made contact with our newsroom.

March 9th, 2018
USVI man charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 2 minors

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Thursday, March 8, 2018 said Jelani Marcus Hall, 28, was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, after it was reported — and investigated, according to police — that Mr Hall, on several occasions, had sexually assaulted two minors.

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