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March 6th, 2019
Guyanese men sentenced following $71M cocaine bust

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, March 6, 2019 that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36 months, 30 months and 27 months respectively for possession of cocaine on board a vessel, by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 5, 2019.

October 6th, 2017
Guyanese to be evacuated from VI this week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to reports in the Guyana media, Guyanese, whose homes and livelihoods were destroyed when hurricanes slammed into several Caribbean islands recently, will be brought home before the end of the week.

September 14th, 2017
Thousands of Guyanese living in BVI may be forced to return home

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Guyanese nationals living in some Caribbean islands that have been hit by Hurricane Irma may be forced to return home. One senior British Virgin Islands (BVI) Government official has been reported as encouraging non-nationals, including Guyanese, to leave the British Overseas Territory.

November 29th, 2016
UPDATE: Dexter Cottoy & Calbert Browne identified as VG crash fatalities

SAVANNAH BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Islands News Online can confirm, following the next of kin being informed, that the two men who perished in a horrific accident on Virgin Gorda last night, November 28, 2016 are Guyanese Dexter Cottoy aka Deckie and Calbert Browne aka Buju.

December 26th, 2014
Guyanese Xmas treat – BVI/GT we linking

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There is no questioning the large number of persons resident in the Virgin Islands (VI) with strong roots and ties to the South American country, Guyana and with its Caribbean ties they have some unique traits and styles especially at Christmas time.

November 20th, 2014
Virgin Islanders a minority in their homeland!-2010 census

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After some four years waiting for the report to be released, the Virgin Islands 2010 Population and Housing Census was laid on the Table of the House of Assembly on November 17, 2014 by Premier and Minister of Development Planning, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

January 6th, 2014
UPDATE: RVIPF ends search for missing Guyanese

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) confirmed today, January 6, 2014 that their search for missing Guyanese, Roger Fraser aka ‘Scarry’, 41, has ended.

March 5th, 2013
Guyanese brutalized and shot then set on fire in New York

By Caribbean 360

NEW YORK, United States – New York Police say a Guyanese man was kidnapped, pistol-whipped, shot and set on fire as part of a plot to kill the residents of a Queens, New York apartment building.

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