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August 29th, 2020
USVI records over 130 COVID-19 cases in past week


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, USVI - The USVI Department of Health (D.O.H) on Friday, August 28, 2020, reported 43 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. Virgin Islands, an indication that cases remain steady in the territory.

July 8th, 2020
6 new coronavirus cases reported on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) has reported six additional cases of the coronavirus in the USVI, with St Croix accounting for all the latest infections.

November 16th, 2019
St Croix man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography


St. Croix - Collin Gomes, 26, of St. Croix on Thursday, November 14, 2019, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

October 2nd, 2019
VI has nothing to fear about release of 'sterile' male mosquitoes in USVI- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) make moves to control its mosquito population through the release of sterile male mosquitoes as a form of pest control, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), Dr Ronald E. Georges says the Virgin Islands has nothing to fear.

July 13th, 2019
Missing woman found decomposing in SUV


ST. CROIX, USVI — A 47-year-old woman who was reported missing by her husband on Friday at about 11:36 a.m., was found dead, locked in her vehicle, in the Sunny Isle parking lot Saturday afternoon, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium following an inquiry.

June 1st, 2019
VI pathfinders represent 142-strong in St Croix

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Virgin Islands (VI) was well represented at the 2019 Pathfinder Congressoree held in St Croix, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) from May 24-26, 2019.

April 30th, 2019
Woman shot in face through bedroom window


ESTATE DIAMOND, St. Croix, USVI — A USVI woman survived a barrage of bullets after multiple shots were fired through her bedroom window, striking her in the face, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced this week.

April 4th, 2019
USVI man faces 5 years, 8M fine for cocaine possession


ST. CROIX, USVI - Roosevelt Dowling, 58, of St. Croix, has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base “crack” before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Wednesday.

March 6th, 2019
Guyanese men sentenced following $71M cocaine bust


ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, March 6, 2019 that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36 months, 30 months and 27 months respectively for possession of cocaine on board a vessel, by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 5, 2019.

January 6th, 2019
Jewellery store owner killed in ambush robbery


CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - The owner of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) jewellery store, Panache Jewellers was shot to death near the entrance of Mount Welcome on Saturday, January 5, 2019, according to USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte.


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