ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With gun crime seemingly on the rise in the Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) does not believe the police would be able to adequately deal with the scourge once the police remains the responsibility of the Governor.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the shooting death of local businessman Frankie J. Fahie marking the territory's first homicide for 2017, political candidate in the 2015 general elections and businesswoman Sharie B. Y. de Castro has seized the initiative to speak out against crime in the Virgin Islands.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A second person has been killed in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands in 2017 through gun violence, VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Wednesday January 4, 2017. The homicide follows another shooting death that occurred on January 1.
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – When Mrs Globe BVI Angelle A. Cameron forced her way into being among the ‘all men’ Christmas Chorale held on December 21, 2016 in Long Look, she took a swipe at the media for the bad press the community has received due to recent gun crimes. However, not everyone there agreed with her.
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Emotions ran high during the 14th annual Christmas Chorale at the Stickette in Long Look on December 21, 2016 when a senior resident, Isiah Tweed, spoke in tears of the sad tag the community now holds because of gun crime.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its public appeal for help in capturing criminals following the recent spate of gun crimes in the territory, Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Archibald C. Christian (AL) and Representative for the Sixth District Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines, have joined the appeal.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the recent spate of armed robberies in the Virgin Islands and with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) not being able to close in on the perpetrators, the big question on many minds is “Who is next?”
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- If there was a local appointed Governor or a local or Caribbean Police Commissioner in the Virgin Islands and crime, in particular gun crimes, were out of control like it is there would have been calls by the Opposition, the media, civil society and talk show hosts for their heads.