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January 31st, 2024
Moleto A. Smith is Executive Director of USVI Law Enforcement Planning Commission

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- In a recent announcement, Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr named Moleto A. Smith Jr as the new executive director of the [US] VI Law Enforcement Planning Commission.

December 21st, 2023
Final round of water testing for Lead & Copper in St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announced this week that the Water and Power Authority and its local and federal partners are now seeking approximately 80 homes on St Croix to conduct the final round of testing for lead and copper contamination in the water.

November 22nd, 2023
Bryan & Roach exit USVI for Thanksgiving; Gov't employees get Friday off

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Albert Bryan and Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach will be out of the territory for the Thanksgiving holiday, starting Monday, November 20 through Sunday, November 26, and November 29, respectively. In their absence, Finance Commissioner Nominee Kevin McCurdy will assume the role of Acting Governor, according to Gov't House.

November 14th, 2023
Gov Bryan asks court to conduct his divorce matter under seal

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr has asked the [US] Virgin Islands Superior Court that divorce proceedings between himself and First Lady Yolanda C. Bryan be conducted under seal, so as to protect Mrs Bryan and their two adult children.

October 17th, 2023
'No drink advisory' issued for St Croix as lead found in tap water

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- In an urgent response to recent water quality concerns, Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Albert A. Bryan Jr., acting in an "abundance of caution," has issued a "no drinking advisory" for the entire potable water system on St. Croix, advising residents to refrain from consuming tap water until its safety can be confirmed.

October 16th, 2023
USVI Governor Bryan & wife to separate

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The status of the relationship between Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and his wife, First Lady Yolanda Bryan, is deteriorating, with the two having essentially separated, though the First Lady still lives at Government House, say people with knowledge of the strained marriage.

October 14th, 2023
'I win all the time' - Bryan brags about having way in Legislature

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan wasn't timid when expressing what he deems to be an impressive track record of getting his agenda maneuvered through the V.I. Legislature, boasting during an interview with the Consortium on Thursday that he always wins.

October 10th, 2023
C’bean food portions not conducive to health– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has criticized the Caribbean diet as one that is delicious, yet unhealthy, pointing to the portion sizes as one that is not conducive to good health.

September 5th, 2023
Bryan out of USVI until Sept 12; Lt. Governor now acting Governor

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. John, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr. left the territory on Sept. 3rd and will be away through Tuesday, September 12, according to an announcement from Government House.

September 3rd, 2023
Gov Bryan urges USVI to reduce reliance on high-priced consultants

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- During a recent Public Finance Authority Board meeting, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, who also serves as the PFA board chair, expressed concerns over the territory's dependence on external consulting firms like Ernst & Young for financial oversight of disaster recovery projects.

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