Posts In Category

Humanitarian News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsBritish Virgin Islands NewsBusiness NewsHealth NewsHumanitarian NewsPolice NewsTourism News

ROAD TOWN, Tortola – A Florida family dealing with the sudden loss of their father has hit a wall trying to bring his body home for burial over the holidays. Dr. Joseph Horgan, 65, a renowned cardiologist with the Broward County health system died on December 20th in the British

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsHumanitarian NewsTerritorial Affairs

SANTIAGO — Chile has become the latest country to pull out of a controversial United Nations migration pact, its interior ministry indicated, provoking fury among opposition parties who accused Sebastian Pinera’s government of “shameful and authoritarian” behavior. Rodrigo Ubilla, Chile’s Interior Ministry subsecretary, told Chilean Sunday paper El Mercurio in

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsHealth NewsHumanitarian News

MEXICO CITY — Growing up in Jamaica’s Montego Bay, Glenroy enjoyed an idyllic childhood – until his family discovered he was gay. They physically attacked him and threw him out of the house, triggering an ordeal that would last more than two years and eventually force him to seek refuge

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBritish Virgin Islands NewsEntertainment NewsHumanitarian NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Islands Elevated will be hosting a benefit concert to support the long-term recovery of the Caribbean. The event will take place in Los Angeles on February 8th, 2019. It will be hosted by St. Thomas’ very own R. City, who have written songs and recorded with the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsCrime NewsHumanitarian NewsMilitary NewsPolice NewsPuerto Rico NewsU.S. Department of Justice

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard returned 74 Dominican migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tuesday night following the at-sea interdictions of four migrant vessels off Puerto Rico. The interdictions were a result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsGovernment House NewsHumanitarian NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has condemned the attack on worshipers at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that took place over the weekend. Mapp said that his administration joins communities across the United States in mourning the loss of life, and offered prayers of support to

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsGovernment House NewsHealth NewsHumanitarian NewsSt. Croix NewsV.I. Legislature

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he participated in the 10th annual observance of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on Tuesday. Sharing some personal experiences on the sobering topic, Mapp recalled a childhood friend being murdered by her former spouse. “Murder is a crime that not only

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCommunity AffairsHumanitarian NewsSt. Thomas NewsV.I. Legislature

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 32-0173, a Resolution honoring the Family Resource Center (FRC), authored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Marvin Blyden, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Jean A. Forde, and Alicia Chucky Hansen, was unanimously passed in Friday’s Legislative Session. Senator

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCommunity AffairsHumanitarian NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY — A man who went missing from St. Croix on Tuesday morning has been found safe and sound on the island of St. John. Police said 57-year-old Timothy Howard, who struggles with dementia, was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday in St. John. The

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBritish Virgin Islands NewsBusiness NewsCommunity AffairsEnvironmental NewsHumanitarian News

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] VIRGIN GORDA — The British Virgin Islands sustained widespread damage as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly and the Virgin Gorda Elderly Home—buildings that house the most vulnerable seniors and older persons in their communities—were

Read More