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July 26th, 2019
2 years jail for youth who looted TV ‘doesn’t add up’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines is the latest to publicly weigh-in on the recent sentencing of a young man, a first time offender, to prison for two years for looting a $286.76 flat screen television in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

July 12th, 2019
8 years jail for Trini man who raped friend’s stepdaughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Security guard Andre Stedman, the 56-year-old Trinidadian accused of raping his friend’s stepdaughter about two years ago, has been sentenced to 8 years imprisonment at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, Tortola.

March 16th, 2017
St John man sentenced to 25 years for 2012 murder

VI CONSORTIUM

BELLE VUE, St John, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Michael C. Dunston sentenced Ralph Titre to 25 years in prison for the 2012 murder of Tiny Jah Jarvis, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

March 7th, 2017
USVI man gets 15 years without parole for gun possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Fifteen years without parole was the punishment meted out to Mario Emanuel for gun possession, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced on March 6, 2017.

March 5th, 2017
USVI man jailed after setting ablaze vehicle of female victim

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man who pleaded guilty to arson was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections on Tuesday March 1, 2017 to begin serving his six-month prison term, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

December 18th, 2016
STT man sentenced to 6 months for assaulting police officer

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A judge sentenced Kiplin Chalwell to six months in prison for attacking and assaulting two men – one of them a police officer – about five months ago, the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice announced Friday, December 16, 2016.

October 26th, 2016
USVI man facing 10 years, $250,000 fine for firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Karim Woodley, 39, of St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arraigned on October 25, 2016 before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after being charged in a three-count information with possession of a firearm by felon, possession of a firearm near a school and unauthorised firearm possession, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

September 13th, 2016
USVI man who raped 13-year-old boy sentenced to 13 years in jail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man who raped a 13-year-old child a little more than a year ago has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars, the [US] Virgin islands Department of Justice announced on September 12, 2016.

September 21st, 2015
Turning hippocratic oath into hypocrites come forth

By Alred C. Frett

Perhaps your own Answers are wiser than you think:

Over the years I have fought many Battles alone and Persons continue to ask why struggle against Forces so much bigger than I?… The answer would be easy since all my Battles have been on behalf of others when no one seems to care. But you already know that so let’s change the script and have you answer some questions that may better reveal your need for or against the struggle.

April 6th, 2014
Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Sentenced to Life in Prison

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Jamaican court on Thursday.

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