ST. CROIX: KIDNAPPING OF BANK MANAGER ENDS WITH ASSAILANT BEING CHASED BY POLICE

VI CONSORTIUM (ST. CROIX) – V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Toby Derima announced Friday night that today’s kidnapping and bank robbery suspect managed to evade police after leading officers on a high-speed chase. Mr. Derima said the last known location of the suspect was in the Annaly Bay area, where he managed to evade capture.  The Consortium … Continued

MORE RECOVERIES IN THE BVI; MORE BUSINESSES PERMITTED TO OPEN AS OF TODAY!

Since the Health Minister’s last address on Thursday evening, the Territory has recorded additional recoveries. Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has reported that the total active COVID-19 cases in the Territory have decreased to twenty eight (28). Honourable Malone explained that as of September 11th, 2020, a total of 34 additional … Continued

20 CASES OF COVID-19 RECOVERED; ONE NEW CASE DETECTED

The Territory of the Virgin Islands records one additional case of COVID-19. This was confirmed by Minister of Health, Hon. Carvin Malone, just moments ago in a live press conference. This new development brings the Territory’s total number of COVID-19 cases to sixty four (64). The newest patient affected by the virus is a young … Continued

HOME SCHOOLING NOT A LAST-MINUTE OPTION – EDUCATION MINISTER EXPLAINS TO PARENTS

Home-schooling will not be a last-minute option for parents exploring the option of pulling their children from the Territory’s school system. This was explained by Minister of Education, Dr. the Hon. Natalio Wheatley in a live forum held last night. When the Education Minister explained what he meant by home schooling he said “By homeschooling, … Continued

DUTCH CARIBBEAN ISLANDS’ ECONOMIES CONTINUE TO COLLAPSE; EUROPEAN NETHERLANDS WILLING TO HELP BUT ONLY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS

ATLANTIC SENTINEL – Time is running out for the autonomous Dutch islands in the Caribbean to do a deal with their former colonizer. Coronavirus has brought tourism, the mainstay of the island economies, close to a standstill. Tax revenue has dried up while unemployment has soared. Without support from the European Netherlands, the governments of … Continued

NEW HAMPSHIRE POLICE OFFICER FIRED OVER RACIST TEXT; POLICE DEPARTMENT REFUSES TO REINSTATE HIM

(CNN) – The Manchester Police Department in New Hampshire is at odds with an officer they fired in 2018 after a labor arbitrator ruled they must rehire him. The Manchester Police Department said in a statement posted on Facebook that they received a complaint against Officer Aaron Brown in January 2018. During the course of the investigation, … Continued