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December 5th, 2017
VI & Honduras the only 2 countries on earth with a curfew!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A curfew was first imposed on the Virgin Islands (VI) on September 10, 2017, four days after Hurricane Irma brought death, destruction, homelessness and panic in the streets for food and gasoline.

November 30th, 2017
STT man assaults woman with radio

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Separate recent incidents on St Thomas and St Croix US Virgin Islands (USVI) left a female victim with injuries to her right eye and the alleged perpetrator in custody, while a second incident resulted in the arrest of a young man for unauthorised possession of a firearm, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

November 29th, 2017
Prisoner Keon Edwards seen on streets in Baughers Bay, Tortola

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was sometime around 1:30 P.M. today, Wednesday November 29, 2017 that persons called our newsroom to report that they saw a prisoner, Mr Keon Edwards, allegedly wandering the streets in the Baughers Bay area of Tortola.

November 29th, 2017
Zero calls with information on recent fatal shootings- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews has expressed disgust at the thought of persons here in the Virgin Islands refusing to assist in the investigation of crimes by giving information, especially in light of the recent shootings that resulted in the death of an 11 year old school child.

November 29th, 2017
‘Ban all scooters in VI’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In light of the recent shootings and the numerous previous incidents involving scooters and their riders, radio personality Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is calling on government to ban the use of scooters in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 27th, 2017
Purcell Estate residents report hearing 'loud gunshot’

Purcell Estate, Tortola, VI - Sometime Saturday November 25, 2017, a “loud bang” was reportedly heard in the area of Purcell Estate, on the main island of Tortola.

November 27th, 2017
‘Missteps in past coming home to roost’- Hon Fraser on crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the murder rate here in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) reaching an unprecedented 10, with one more month still to go in 2017, Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has gone a step further than condemning the gun violence by proposing solutions to the problem.

November 25th, 2017
The murder of 2 brothers: Alston & Franklin Penn

PARHAM TOWN, Tortola, VI- Is it coincidence or was it planned? Our newsroom can confirm that one of the latest murder victims, public sector worker Mr Franklin E. Penn Jr, 41, who was gunned down a few days ago, is the brother of another murder victim, Alston E. Penn.

November 25th, 2017
Support the police to 'stomp out crime' in VI- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of the three recent shootings in the territory, Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Andrew A Fahie (R1) has shared his displeasure at the criminal acts and his sympathy for those bereaved.

November 24th, 2017
Franklin E. Penn Jr & 11-y-old Trinity A. Thomas are murder victims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More details are emerging on the heinous murder of two Virgin Islands (VI) residents on the western end of Tortola on Wednesday November 22, 2017.

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