DEA Agents Seize 25 Bricks of Cocaine, Two Firearms During Massive Drug Bust at Havensight Mall; Five Men Arrested

Ernice Gilbert | October 15, 2021 6

United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that charges have been filed against f...

Feds Make Massive Cocaine Bust Near Tap & Still in Havensight; Multiple Individuals Arrested, Millions of Dollars in Narcotics Confiscated

Ernice Gilbert | October 15, 2021 9

ST. THOMAS — Federal agents led by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Thursday conducted...

Construction on Paul E. Joseph Stadium to Resume Next Week Following Clearance From FEMA

Staff Consortium | October 14, 2021 23

Governor Albert Bryan announced Thursday that construction on the Paul E. Joseph stadium will resume next week now that the Federal Emergency Manageme...

Dept. of Health Announces Three Deaths Related to Covid-19, Including 39-Year-Old Male; Territory's Total Reported Coronavirus Deaths Now 78

Staff Consortium | October 14, 2021 26

The V.I. Dept. of Health announced on Thursday the 76th, 77th, and 78th deaths in the USVI related to Covid-19, days after announcing the 74th and 75t...

Beloved St. Croix Businessman and Owner of Bi-Rite Supermarket Dies Following Car Accident in Florida

Ernice Gilbert | October 14, 2021 4

ST. CROIX — Many on St. Croix who knew the owner of the Bi-Rite Supermarket in Richmond were saddened to learn of his death following a traffic coll...

Government Renews No-Bid $70,000 Contract for Attorney General's Daughter to Attract Visitors to USVI

Ernice Gilbert | October 13, 2021 80

The government of the Virgin Islands has renewed for another year a $70,000 no-bid contract for Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of V.I. Attorney ...

Toyota Camry Loses Control and Hits Safari, Leaving Nine Injured on Rumer Drive

Staff Consortium | October 12, 2021 8

ST. THOMAS — An accident on Monday evening that occurred near the Lockhart Gardens Shopping Center on Rumer Drive has left nine individuals injured,...

Senate Committee on Ethical Conduct Charges Blyden With Violation of Oath of Office; Senator Has 20 Days to Respond Ahead of Disciplinary Hearing

Ernice Gilbert | October 11, 2021 24

The Senate Committee on Ethical Conduct on Monday announced that Senator Marvin Blyden, a member of the 34th Legislature, has been charged with violat...

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Watch | Intense Blaze Consumes House in Frenchtown, St. Thomas

Staff Consortium | October 16, 2021 2

Some indecent language are in parts of the video. ...

Intense Fire Consumes 3-Story House in Frenchtown

Staff Consortium | October 16, 2021 3

ST. THOMAS — A three-story house in French Town,...

Emergency Nurses Week Highlight: Jeanette Ferdinand

Staff Consortium | October 15, 2021 2

Editor's Note: V.I. Consortium has joined with eme...

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As America Reopens to Tourists, USVI Takes Marketing Push to Italy

Staff Consortium | October 12, 2021 27

As the United States prepares to welcome European visitors once again this November, the V.I. Depart...

Territory's Tourism Success in Covid Era Credited to Public-Private Partnerships, D.O.T. Says

Staff Consortium | September 19, 2021 5

The U.S. Virgin Islands credits its ability to sur...

Big Moves: Dept. of Tourism Brings a Taste of Carnival to One of America's Largest Festivals in Well-Executed Marketing Strategy

Ernice Gilbert | September 07, 2021 12

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — The V.i. Department Of…

USVI Positioning Itself as Leading Caribbean Destination For Marine Tourism, Dept. of Tourism Says

Staff Consortium | May 22, 2021 2

The V.i. Department Of Tourism Said Friday It Has…

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Port Authority Announces First Two-Ship Day Since March 2020, Welcoming 4,000 Guests to USVI

Staff Consortium | September 09, 2021

ST. THOMAS — There will be two cruise ships bert...

Eleven Construction Will Rebuild Tender Landing Pier at the Ann Abramson Marine Facility at Cost of $1.7 Million

Ernice Gilbert | August 26, 2021 5

ST. CROIX  — With funds approved by the 34th Le...

Watch | Carlton Dowe Talks Expansion and Modernization at Territory's Airports

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2021 1

Watch scenes of the Cyril E. King Airport here as Carlton Dowe, V.I. Port Authority's executive dire...

Territory Now Included in Federal Marine Highway System Following National Project Designation Awarded to Port Authority

Staff Consortium | April 16, 2021 1

The Virgin Islands Port Authority Announced This Week…

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Divi Carina Bay Plans Full Reopening Feb. 2022, But Hotel Now Open for Room-Only, Adult-Only Services

Staff Consortium | October 06, 2021 4

After Sustaining Widespread Damage Following The Storms Of 2017, The Divi Carina Bay Resort Announced A Partial Opening From Oct. 1 2021 Through Jan. 31 2022, After Being Closed For Four Years. "from October 1, 2021 Through January 31, 2022, Divi Carina Bay Will Offer Room-only, Adult-only (18+) Vacations With Limited Food And Beverage Outlets," The Hotel Said On Its Website. "from February 1, 2022, Divi Carina Bay Will Fully Reopen As An All-inclusive, Adult-only (18+) Experience, With Multiple Dining And Beverage Choices." In November 2020 The Resort Came Under Fire From The V.i. Casino Control Commission To Reopen Or Face Steep, Daily Fines.…

G.E.R.S.'s Lack of Oversight Led to Questionable Contracts, Cost Overruns and Incomplete Services of Loan Issued to Defunct Supermarket

Ernice Gilbert | October 06, 2021 21

Even As The Government Employees' Retirement System Is Currently In The Fight Of Its Life To Stay Afloat, With Meetings Being Held Among Government Leaders On How To Stave Off Collapse, Another Inspector General Report Published Late Last Month Serves As A Reminder Of How The Pension System Has Squandered Millions Of Dollars Through Its Now-suspended Alternative Investment Program (a.i.p.) The Latest Investigation Delves Into G.e.r.s.'s Loan To The Now-defunct, St. Thomas-based Supermarket West Bay, Owned At The Time By A Company Named V.i. Fine Foods, Llc. Though The Inspector General Previously Examined The Matter As Part Of Its 2016 Audit…

Liberty Latin America, Which Purchased AT&T's USVI and Puerto Rico Operations, Buys Broadband VI

Staff Consortium | October 05, 2021 28

Liberty Latin America, Parent Company Of Local Liberty Mobile Usvi, Announced Tuesday Its Agreement To Acquire Broadband Vi, A Fixed Wireless Internet Provider In The U.s. Virgin Islands.  The Purchase, Now Pending Regulatory Approvals Required In Order To Close, Will Bring About An Enhancement To The Position Of The U.s. Virgin Islands As A Technology Hub, Drive Economic Growth, Expand Tourism, And Create Jobs, Liberty Said. The Companies Did Not Disclose The Cost Of The Transaction. “we Continue Our Growth In The Region, Meeting Our Commitment To Provide Greater Connectivity And Socioeconomic Development In The Virgin Islands. By Bringing Our…

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