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All Beaches Are Safe For Swimming And Fishing This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

ST. CROIX — Beaches across the territory will welcome residents and visitors alike with warm (or cold)...

By Staff / July 23, 2016

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Department Of Tourism Launches Family Reunion Initiative

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the territory...

By Staff / July 23, 2016

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Federal Judge Permanently Bars Mapp From Ousting Dunston As Superior Court Presiding Judge

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp cannot remove Superior Court Presiding Judge Michael Dunston from...

By Staff / July 23, 2016


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Police Victim Of Sex Tape Leak Says Sex Was Consensual; V.I.P.D. Seeking Feds Assistance

ST. CROIX -- V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glenn Dratte said this afternoon that the police officer...

By Staff / July 22, 2016

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Department Of Justice Investigating Sex Tape Leaks; May File Criminal Charges

ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands Department of Justice is investigating the rash of sex tape leaks occurring...

By Ernice / July 22, 2016

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Propane Project Delayed To October; WAPA Blames 'Operational Failure'

ST. THOMAS -- In February, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that the long overdue propane...

By Ernice / July 22, 2016


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Police Arrest Man Seen On Camera Stealing Bottles Of Alcohol From St. Thomas Bar And Restaurant

ST. THOMAS -- A man who was observed on surveillance camera stealing multiple bottles of liquor from...

By Staff / July 22, 2016

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C.D.C. Awards $60 Million To Help States And Territories Battle Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin making awards totaling nearly $60 million...

By Staff / July 22, 2016

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Exclusive: What We Know About Who Leaked The Plaskett And Nude Husband Video

ST. CROIX -- On July 6, a strange email arrived in the inbox of The Virgin Islands Consortium's main...

By Ernice / July 22, 2016


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
Invitation For Bid: Public Works Seeking Contractor For Coki Point Road Phase II Work

By Staff / July 23, 2016

Request For Proposal: Division Of Personnel Seeking Qualified Firm/Individual For GVI's Learning Management System

By Staff / July 23, 2016


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D.P.N.R. To Host Workshops On Environmental Compliance For Dry Cleaners And Laundromats

ST. THOMAS -- Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn Henry announced via press release today that small businesses territory-wide would have...

By Staff / July 20, 2016

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Who Has Been Digging The Lawn At Fort Christianvaern, And Why?

ST. CROIX -- The National Park Service-Christiansted National Historic Site announced this morning the opening of the Slave Wrecks Project Community Archeology Program....

By Staff / July 18, 2016


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Five Beaches In St. Croix Not Safe This Weekend; D.P.N.R. Warns

ST. CROIX -- The Department of Planning and Natural Resources on Friday made known that five beaches on the island of St. Croix were not safe for swimming and fishing...

By Staff / July 15, 2016

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Five Percent Property Tax Discount Discontinued; Potter Says

ST. CROIX --  The 2016 property tax bills issued to all property owners on record as of January 1, will not offer the 5 percent discount as in previous years,...

By Staff / July 15, 2016



USVI Ambassadors
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USVI Ambassadors: Rashawn Ross

St. Thomas' Rashawn Ross is living his dream. The trumpeter began his journey as a musician in the 3rd grade...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Desiree Foy-Fisher

"As de Old People Would Say" is a picturesque collection of Caribbean proverbs that are witty, entertaining...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Washington, D.C.

The USVI Department of Tourism hit the road recently to continue to spread the word about the territory...

By Staff / September 1, 2015


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USVI Ambassadors: Rakeem Christmas

Meet St. Croix's Rakeem Christmas a current NBA Prospect and Syracuse stand out. Rakeem is fresh off of a great...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Chef Theo Gumbs

St. Thomas' Chef Theo Gumbs is on the rise. Chef Theo's culinary passion began while working with his mother...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: H Alex Sanchez

St. Croix's H Alex Sanchez is hailed as one of the top interior designers on the east coast. His love...

By Staff / September 1, 2015



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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Mango Melee Video Goes Viral, Making VI Competition Envy Of Caribbean

ST. CROIX -- Is the territory's annual Mango Melee event, with its mango eating competition, the only of its kind in the Caribbean, maybe even the world? There appears...

By Ernice / July 18, 2016

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USVI Ambassador: Pressure Busspipe (Video)

By Staff / July 17, 2016


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Noise Reduction Bill Overcomes First Hurdle; Its Author, Sen. Francis, Treading Carefully

ST. CROIX -- A noise reduction bill that its author, Senator Novelle Francis, told this publication on Friday is aimed at finding a balance in the community as it relates...

By Ernice / July 16, 2016

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Video: Mango Melee's Mango Eating Competition

The 20th Annual Mango Melee proved to be yet another success, as multitudes on Sunday descended on the St. George Botanical Garden to mingle, be entertained and,...

By Staff / July 11, 2016


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Chris Hideaway, Popular St. Croix Nightclub, Extends Free Entry To Non-Uniform Officers Following Texas Slayings

Last updated: 11:41 a.m. ST. CROIX -- Following recent incidents involving African American men and white police officers, Chris Hideaway, above, a popular local...

By Ernice / July 10, 2016

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St. John Festival J'ouvert Morning Pics And Videos In One Place

If you missed j'ouvert morning, relive the moments here, at least in part, by watching these pictures and videos of what was described by Consortium reporter Ernice...

By Staff / July 5, 2016



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Ronald Russell Condemns Release Of Plaskett Video With Nude Husband

ST. CROIX -- Delegate to Congress candidate Ronald Russell issued a statement late Thursday condemning the release of a video showing Delegate to Congress Stacey...

By Ernice / July 21, 2016

Invitation For Bid: Public Works Seeking Contractor For Coki Point Road Phase II Work

By Staff / July 23, 2016

Request For Proposal: Division Of Personnel Seeking Qualified Firm/Individual For GVI's Learning Management System

By Staff / July 23, 2016

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All Beaches Are Safe For Swimming And Fishing This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

ST. CROIX — Beaches across the territory will welcome residents and visitors alike with warm (or cold)...

By Staff / July 23, 2016


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Department Of Tourism Launches Family Reunion Initiative

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the territory...

By Staff / July 23, 2016

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Federal Judge Permanently Bars Mapp From Ousting Dunston As Superior Court Presiding Judge

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp cannot remove Superior Court Presiding Judge Michael Dunston from...

By Staff / July 23, 2016

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Police Victim Of Sex Tape Leak Says Sex Was Consensual; V.I.P.D. Seeking Feds Assistance

ST. CROIX -- V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glenn Dratte said this afternoon that the police officer...

By Staff / July 22, 2016