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January 10th, 2017
Police will continue to suffer under Governor - Hon Fraser

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.

January 10th, 2017
One killing is too much - Sharie B. Y. de Castro

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.

January 5th, 2017
STT sees 2nd homicide in 2017

VI CONSORTIUM

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.

January 3rd, 2017
Man shot dead on STT on New Year’s Day

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man was shot dead in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on New Year’s Day, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman has announced.

January 1st, 2017
Armed robbers strike @ Fine Foods in East End

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The question of who is next has been answered as armed robbers made their way into Fine Foods in East End and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash last evening, December 31, 2016.

December 29th, 2016
Angelle A. Cameron attacks media for ‘Long Look’ brand

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.

December 22nd, 2016
We were never a people of bloodshed – LL resident Isiah Tweed

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.

December 20th, 2016
‘I pray to God all the robbing & killing stop’- Hon Maduro-Caines

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.

December 19th, 2016
‘Who is next?’ The big question on gun crime- Doug Wheatley

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?”

December 17th, 2016
Gun crime rules the VI: Where is the Governor & Police Commissioner?

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.

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