Body of Male Found Decomposed East of Sharkey's Near Missing Man's Vehicle; Homeless Male Arrested For Stealing Bank Card of Missing Man

Staff Consortium | October 20, 2021 12

ST. CROIX — The body of a man has been found decomposed in bushes near a vehicle of a person the V.I. Police Department has reported as missing. Ac...

Frederiksted Pool Set to Reopen Brand New by Summer 2022 as Local Leaders Break Ground on $2.2 Million Rebuild Project

Staff Consortium | October 20, 2021 23

ST. CROIX — The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Vincent F. Mason Sr. Coral Resort, known as t...

EPA Red Tape Represents Major Obstacle for Potential Purchase and Restart of Limetree Bay Refinery

Ernice Gilbert | October 19, 2021 109

Potential buyers of the oil refinery on the south shore of St. Croix expressed pessimism regarding the possible restart during an impromptu court stat...

Inspector General Audit Finds Decade-Long Double Dipping in G.E.R.S., Costing Pension System Millions of Dollars in Lost Revenue and Owed Contributions

Ernice Gilbert | October 18, 2021 29

At least 22 retirees who were re-employed by the Government of the Virgin Islands continued to receive their annuities along with their salaries beyon...

Bryan on Hospitals' CEO Matter: I Wanted Dyma Williams, Dr. Luis Amaro to Remain in Charge

Ernice Gilbert | October 18, 2021 11

Governor Albert Bryan has said his choices for chief executive officer for the Juan F. Luis Hospital and the Schneider Regional Medical Center were Dy...

Accident at Sea Leaves Popular BVI Entertainer Dead, Multiple Others Injured; One Person Has Been Arrested

Ernice Gilbert | October 18, 2021 5

TORTOLA, BVI — An accident in BVI waters late Saturday has resulted in the death of a popular BVI musician while sending multiple other victims to t...

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NOTICE | Public Invited to Attend Hearing on Proposed Repairs, Replacements and Relocation of Early Warning Siren System

Staff Consortium | October 20, 2021 12

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources a...

Women's Coalition of St. Croix to Host Forum Focused on How Domestic Violence Affects Marginalized Groups

Staff Consortium | October 20, 2021 16

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM...

D.E.A. in USVI and U.S. Attorney's Office Announce National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Set for Saturday

Staff Consortium | October 18, 2021 5

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting/Speci...

Experience the USVI

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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V.I. Port Authority Announces New Online Procurement System

Staff Consortium | October 21, 2021 2

The V.I. Port Authority announced Thursday the use of a new online procurement system for the purcha...

Eleven Construction Will Rebuild Tender Landing Pier at the Ann Abramson Marine…

Ernice Gilbert | August 26, 2021 5

ST. CROIX  — With funds approved by the 34th Legislature for replacement of the existing, deterio...

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…

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Delegation of USVI Leaders Travel to Colorado For Marijuana Summit Ahead of Potential Legalization in Territory

Ernice Gilbert | October 22, 2021 26

Twelve Senators, Governor Albert Bryan And Members Of His Executive Branch, Members Of The V.i. Cannabis Board, V.i. Dept. Of Tourism Officials, Representatives Of The Office Of Delegate To Congress Stacey Plaskett And Other Government Officials Will Head To Colorado For A V.i. Cannabis Summit That Starts On Monday, As Local Leaders Set The Stage For A Debate On The Legalization Of Marijuana In The U.s. Virgin Islands. The Summit Is Being Led And Was Organized By Senate President Donna Frett-gregory, Who Spoke To The Consortium Wednesday On Why The Weeklong Event Is Of Immense Importance. For One, It Serves To Impart Indelible Knowledge On The…

Inmates Facing Additional Sentences for Attempts to Bring Contraband Into Prison

Amanie Mathurin | October 21, 2021 5

St. Thomas — two Inmates Are Facing Additional Prison Sentences After Their Attempts To Introduce Contraband Into Prison Were Intercepted.  Dionno Brooks, Age 25, Is Charged With Introduction Of Contraband Into Prison, Possession With Intent To Distribute And Promoting Prison Contraband. The Probable Cause Fact Sheet Alleges That On Sunday October 3rd, A Correctional Officer Reported That An Inmate Was Acting Suspiciously On His Way To Dispose Of Garbage. Another Correctional Officer Was Advised To Intercept Brooks From His Return On Throwing Out The Garbage. That Officer Stated That He Observed A “huge Bulge Printing Out From The Front Of Mr.…

Bill Looking to Collect Taxes From Virgin Islanders With Short-Term Rental Properties Not Listed on Airbnb Moves Forward

Ernice Gilbert | October 21, 2021 14

Senators Through A Bill Forwarded To The Committee On Rules And Judiciary Tuesday Are Hoping To Collect Tax Dollars From Virgin Islanders With Short-term Rental Properties That Are Not Currently Listed On Platforms That Have Come Into Agreements With The Local Government. The Territory Already Receives Occupancy Taxes From Property Owners Who List Their Facilities Through Airbnb Following A Landmark Agreement Executed During The Former Governor Kenneth Mapp Administration In 2018. The Deal, Which Levies A 12.5 Percent Hotel Occupancy Tax On Properties Listed On Airbnb, Was The First Of Its Kind In The Caribbean. But Many More Properties Are Not…

Liberty Unveils New Corporate Identity in USVI, Ending AT&T Reign; Company Donates $100,000 to USVI Nonprofits

Staff Consortium | October 19, 2021 7

Liberty Mobile Usvi On Tuesday Launched Its New Corporate Identity, Brand, Logo And Slogan, “your World, Better Connected” For The Company’s Operations In The U.s. Virgin Islands. The Company Also Announced A $100,000 Donation To Six Community Organizations In The Usvi Through Its Nonprofit Arm, The liberty Foundation.    Liberty In 2019 acquired The Operations Of At&t in Puerto Rico And The U.s. Virgin Islands. “our New Corporate Identity Represents A New Beginning, A New Liberty That Will Deliver The Best Network, The Best Offers, And The Best Services,” Said Naji Khoury, Ceo Of Liberty Mobile Usvi. “we Are Proudly Running A Great Operation…

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