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June 29th, 2018
US & USVI FLAGS @ King Airport replaced with black ‘Allah’ flags

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI — Federal Bureau of Investigation detectives along with V.I.P.D. officers descended on the entrance of the Cyril E. King Airport this morning, after it was discovered that the USA, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and nine other flags that normally hang high on a welcome monument at the beginning of the road heading to the airport, were replaced with black flags bearing the name “Allah” on them.

June 23rd, 2018
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates make their case @ forum

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — Who will be the best Democrat to face Governor Kenneth Mapp and the independent challengers in the general election? Ask any of the three men vying for the Democratic nomination during the August 4th primary, and they would boast about themselves, their past and present accomplishments and leadership skills to lead the territory into the future.

June 18th, 2016
USVI Gov Mapp removes Presiding Judge Dunston

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERICKSTED, St Croix, USVI - USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp on Friday June 17, 2016 announced the appointment of Judge Harold A. Willocks to serve as presiding judge of the Superior Court of the US Virgin Islands. Judge Willocks will replace current Presiding Judge Michael C. Dunston.

June 15th, 2016
2 new Zika cases recorded in USVI today, bringing count to 26

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - There were two new cases of the Zika virus in the USVI according to the Department of Health and the weekly Zika report, bringing the total count territory-wide to 26. Of the new cases, one was recorded in St. Thomas and the other in St. Croix.

May 29th, 2016
USVI man arrested for harassing ex-girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man from Estate Tutu in St Thomas, USVI, was arrested on Friday May 27, 2016 and charged with harassment after he left several threatening messages to his ex-girlfriend and damaged her vehicle, V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on the same day.

May 27th, 2016
Gov Mapp on China mission with 16-member delegation

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Earlier this month, Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp announced that he would be traveling to China on Tuesday May 31, 2016 invited on a trade mission with officials of China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec).

May 23rd, 2016
STT man fatally shot near McDonald's in Wheatley Shopping Centre

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A 21-year-old St. Thomian was fatally shot near the McDonald’s Restaurant in the Wheatley Shopping Center in St Thomas, USVI on Sunday May 22, 2016, V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today Monday May 23, 2016.

May 12th, 2016
Operation Gun Dog nets 18 firearms from 24 year-old STT man

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Naeem Akil Smith, 24, of St. Thomas, USVI, was arrested and charged with the unlawful possession of 18 firearms, including two assault rifles, at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, announced United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe on Thursday May 12, 2016.

April 27th, 2016
STT man shot by Police after attempting to rob off duty officer

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - An off-duty officer in St Thomas, USVI wound up shooting an assailant who attempted to rob him at gunpoint, after being fired upon several times, V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today.

April 9th, 2016
Under pressure USVI's Mapp Admin changes tune on retro pay

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, VI - At an impromptu press conference called by Government House on behalf of the Office of Collective Bargaining, the Kenneth E. Mapp administration of the US Virgin Islands changed its tune on retroactive pay for government employees, with Chief Labor Negotiator Natalie Tang How stating yesterday April 8, 2016 that all government employees would receive their salary increases that the governor promised earlier this year.



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