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June 15th, 2018
‘The USVI is not in a good place’- Allison Petrus

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Former three-term United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate in the USVI, Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’ appearing on a Tortola radio show Honestly Speaking in the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, quoted from Boxing Champion Mohammed Ali, “if you are doing at 50 years old what you were doing at 20, you have lost 30 years of your life because there is no growth".

June 6th, 2018
LGBT ‘pride parade’ scheduled for Saturday June 9, 2018 on St. Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A furor raged on Virgin Islands social media circles on Tuesday, June 6, 2018, more specifically St. Croix, after it became widely known that a parade to celebrate Virgin Islanders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community will be held on Saturday June 9, 2018, from the Frederiksted Pier to Dorsch Beach, where the first St. Croix “Rainbow Games” will also be held, according to the event’s organizers.

May 15th, 2018
Minimum wage goes up to $10.50 on June 1, 2018 in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) minimum wage is set to see its final phased increase to $10.50 per hour as part of a bill ratified by the 32nd Legislature and signed into law by Governor Kenneth E. Mapp.

April 25th, 2018
interCaribbean Airways cancels planned operations in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — interCaribbean Airways, which recently announced connecting flights to St Thomas and St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), made known on Tuesday April 24, 2018 the cancellation of its planned St Thomas and St Croix routes.

March 27th, 2018
Moleto A. Smith Jr & Hubert L. Frederick announce USVI Governor & Lt run!

TUTU PARK MALL, St Thomas, USVI - On Sunday, March 25, 2018, to a crowd of hundreds of energetic supporters gathered at Tutu Park Mall Center Court, on St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI), Mr Moleto A. Smith Jr and his running mate, Hubert Lorenzo Frederick, officially announced their run for Governor and Lt Governor as Independent candidates in the upcoming 2018 USVI gubernatorial race.

March 13th, 2018
Two men arrested in USVI for possession of cocaine

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A routine traffic stop by police in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) resulted in the arrest of two individuals, after cocaine was discovered in the vehicle they were traveling in, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist, Sakeeda Freeman has announced.

March 12th, 2018
EU set to add USVI to tax haven blacklist; VI on grey list!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The European Union (EU) is at it again, trying to damage the reputation of legitimate financial services industries of certain small countries, while failing to screen its own EU jurisdictions.

October 14th, 2017
USVI to open for cruise ships Nov. 11, 2017

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp shared during his Friday evening, October 13, 2017, press briefing what he considered to be a lot of good news, ranging from additional linemen coming into the territory, his talks with congresspeople that went well relative to funding for the USVI, and a surge in cruise calls to the islands following the passage of hurricanes that ravaged multiple Caribbean destinations.

October 2nd, 2017
‘We cannot do this alone, we need help'- Kenneth E. Mapp

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Kenneth E. Mapp on Saturday, September 30, 2017 issued a statement on the devastation Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked upon the US Virgin Islands (USVI), his administration’s efforts — along with that of the Federal Emergency Management Agency — in responding to the storms, and his vision for a USVI that is more prepared to face the ever-growing threat of super storms.

September 3rd, 2017
Edwin & USVI routed by USA in Americup

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Men’s Basketball team, featuring Deon J. Edwin, were soundly defeated by the United States, 90-62, on Saturday September 2, 2017 and will go on to play Mexico in the 3rd/4th place play off in the FIBA AmeriCup 2017.



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