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Velinor's Contract as Commissioner of VIPD Not Being Renewed When it Expires This Month

Ernice Gilbert | June 11, 2021

Governor Albert Bryan will not renew the contract of V.I.P.D. Commissioner Trevor Velinor when it ends this month, the Consortium has learned, a decision that highlight's the administration's struggle to tame the crime problem in the USVI with nearly two dozen homicides for the year so far, the overwhelming majority of which — eighteen — have occurred on St. Croix, followed by St. Thomas with two, and St. John with one. Two people with knowledge of the matter confirmed it to the Consortium. The first on Monday, and the other on Thursday, when Mr. Bryan made the announcement during a cabinet meeting.  On Monday, the Consortium sought a response from Mr. Velinor, however the commissioner provided neither a confirmation nor a denial. "I'm not going to talk on that issue right now," the police commissioner said. "I am here with the territory…

Rape Incident Reported at UVI Dorm; Institution Says…

Ernice Gilbert | April 21, 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands in a statement provided to the Consortium Tuesday afternoon said…

Dr. Michael Baden, Former Chief Medical Examiner of…

Ernice Gilbert | July 29, 2020

ST. CROIX — Dr. Michael Baden, the high-profile American physician and board-certified forensic pathologist…

Homeland Security Inspector General Audit Finds VIHFA…

Ernice Gilbert | June 08, 2020

An audit of FEMA, the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority and the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency…

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