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November 29th, 2023
Sex refusal escalates into alleged assault & pillow smothering

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRIATIANSTED, St. Croix - In a startling turn of events, a man who initially claimed to be a victim of an attempted smothering by the mother of his children was arrested for the offense.

November 28th, 2023
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard expected to testify against ex-VI Premier Andrew A. Fahie

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard is expected to testify against former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie when his trial starts in January 2024.

November 24th, 2023
Lawsuit against USVI claims territory enabled Epstein's sex trafficking

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Victims of the late financier Jeffrey E. Epstein have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing the territory of enabling Epstein's sex trafficking operations. This legal action comes shortly after a $75 million settlement was reached in a similar case against JPMorgan Chase & Co., involving the USVI.

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.

November 13th, 2023
Essadro Jefferson found Not Guilty of attempting to murder David Springette

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Essadro Jefferson has been found not guilty of attempting to murder David Springette aka Mooney, now deceased, in 2016.

November 8th, 2023
John A. Jackson to appeal convictions in child pornography case

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - In a 96-page opening brief, attorneys for John Alexis Jackson outlined their arguments for why his convictions for the production of child pornography, and transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, should be vacated.

November 7th, 2023
Shakilla Hanley found not guilty in VI double murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shakilla Hanley was today, November 7, 2023, found not guilty in relation to the murder of Shawn H. Richards and David Springette respectively, following a court case in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 2nd, 2023
Another court win for Wade N. Smith against Governor, HR Dep't & PSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, August 18, 2022, that Comptroller of Customs Mr. Wade N. Smith was sent on administrative leave without reason in a process that reportedly did not follow the laws and regulations of the Virgin Islands.

September 24th, 2023
USVI & Guam residents challenge discriminatory overseas voting laws

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Residents of the US Virgin Islands(USVI), Guam, and other territories are escalating their fight against federal and state overseas voting laws that they believe discriminate against them. The recent development in the Borja v. Nago case filed before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit aims to challenge these laws.

June 16th, 2023
Big court win for Wade N. Smith! Sr Magistrate & CoP dragged before court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a strong ruling handed down on Thursday, June 15, 2023, High Court Judge Sonya Young agreed with Attorney-at-Law Terence F. Williams in his request for a Judicial Review (JR) over the alleged illegal search of the home of Comptroller of Customs Wade N. Smith.

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