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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department has responded to the WhatsApp voice message circulating in the territory falsely claiming that there will be a threat to the USVI in the coming months. “The FBI has revealed no evidence to substantiate that threat or to support any other terrorist threats

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands national committeeman has been named to the group that will nominate the Republican Party’s choice for president in 2020. Jevon O.A. Williams, 31, of St. Croix also said that he has been invited by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to a Black History Month

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said Monday that former Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant and U.S. Army veteran William “Billy” Harvey is the new St. Croix District Chief of Police for the Virgin Islands Police Department. Harvey, a highly-respected Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant, served 23 years with the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The V.I. Bureau of Motor Vehicles said today police will soon be cracking down on motorists who fail to register their vehicles and apply for a local driver’s license. BMV Director designee Barbara Jackson-McIntosh said her bureau is responsible for the licensing of motor vehicle operators and

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TOPEKA, Kansas — Payless ShoeSource locations in the territory will be spared closures affecting stores on the United States mainland and Puerto Rico. The discount shoe retail chain has ceased taking orders through its online store, and plans to close all 2,100 United States and Puerto Rico locations. Various news

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $20,000 CFVI 2019 ANGELS donation from Viya to further the Foundation’s work in the territory. In presenting the donation to CFVI, Viya is continuing their commitment to support philanthropic initiatives that benefit our territory. The importance of CFVI Angels was

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CHRISTIANSTED  — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the launch of a new information-collection campaign: Leveraging USVI Facts & Figures to Build Forward.  The purpose of this initiative is to establish a shared knowledge source, adding to the informational assets of the USVI by compiling needs assessments, research reports, and strategic plans

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QUEBEC, Canada — The V.I. Department of Tourism reports that airlines serving the territory are satisfied with their route performance and some are looking forward to increasing capacity to the islands in the months ahead. Speaking at the conclusion of the 12th Routes Americas conference in French Canada, Tourism Commissioner

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CHRISTIANSTED — All the beaches that the Department of Planning and Natural Resources tested this week are safe to swim and fish in. DPNR said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that Colonel Ivan Udell will be the Acting Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands National Guard and retired Lieutenant Colonel Elwyn Browne his Chief of Staff.  Col. Udell currently serves as the deputy chief of staff for operations and plans at the VING

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