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May 14th, 2018
Domestic melee: Man beats girlfriend & her lover; Fight @ Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in the wee hours of Sunday morning, March 13, 2018 when a local man, who is a former Police and Customs officer, reportedly assaulted his girlfriend and her lover.

February 25th, 2018
'Take that stand & show people that love should not hurt' - Jerilee T. Hopkins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Seeing that it is the month of love, we try to take that stand and show people that love should not hurt. So we chose this event to bring persons together to show them that they have support and there are persons that you can go to for help."

February 23rd, 2018
CCT rallying the public against Domestic Violence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Domestic Violence Awareness Month may be till October but CCT BVI is not waiting until then to get in the ring to fight Domestic Violence and neither does it intend to go up against the monster alone.

July 10th, 2017
Lucinda Gordon not afraid to fall in love again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After having a near death experience on at least two occasions, allegedly by a man she once share an intimate relationship with, Lucinda Gordon is determined to share her life with another man.

July 7th, 2017
Domestic Violence is 'unacceptable & we take it most seriously’- CoP Michael Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Less than a year after Ms Lucinda Gordon was chopped severely by her estranged boyfriend, Renold L. Peters, she shared her story during the ‘Stiletto Walk- walk a mile in her shoes’ on June 28, 2017. The event designed to raise awareness of domestic violence in the Territory was held at Captain Mulligan's Bar and Restaurant.

July 3rd, 2017
‘The police dropped the ball on me’ – Lucinda Gordon

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - With her hand severed from the wrist and multiple scars about her head and other parts of her body, Ms Lucinda Gordon is, nevertheless, grateful to be alive and vows to write a book, drive a car again, and to be back in her classroom as a teacher.

July 1st, 2017
Stood up! Men snub event geared to tackle domestic violence

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Advocates fighting to impact all and sundry, especially men and women who continue to be abusive to other human kind, seem to have received a little setback in their struggle.

June 26th, 2017
Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds ‘not surprised’ @ recent domestic violence murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Family Support Network (FSN) is appealing to women and men who are experiencing especially physical domestic violence to waste no time in getting help as it is the fear that more lives will be lost at the hands of abusers.

June 25th, 2017
USVI man shot in back by girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot in the back by his girlfriend on Friday night, June 23, 2017 in an apartment located in the Good Hope Villas in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), Police Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium Sunday morning, June 25, 2017.

April 3rd, 2017
USVI Police arrest man accused of raping & assaulting woman

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers in the wee hours of Saturday morning, April 1, 2017 arrested a man who was accused of raping and assaulting a woman he was acquainted with, the force’s public information officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

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