Posts In Category

St. Croix News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix News

FREDERIKSTED — A 73-year-old St. Croix man is facing charges in connection with the rape of an 11-year-old girl in his household, authorities said. Verrol Harrington of Estate Coble was arrested at 7:01 p.m. Monday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree aggravated rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix News

CHRISTIANSTED — Gunshots rang out just before midnight in Golden Rock on Saturday, leaving an unidentified man dead, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of a “discharging of shots in the Golden Rock area” of St. Croix about 11:40 p.m. on Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used in a sustainable way. “It’s a perfect match

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCommunity AffairsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

By CECIL R. BENJAMIN/STATE CHAIRMAN OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEMOCRATIC PARTY On behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, I take this opportunity to pay tribute to all the working men and women of this territory for their contributions to a better standard of living for their families

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix News

FREDERIKSTED — A 32-year-old St. Croix man died after being shot by an assassin at close range near the West End housing project where he lived, authorities said. Jurmanie Ajanie Kaieem Forde, 19, of St. Croix Mutual Homes is being detained by police as a possible suspect in the fatal shooting,

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Maybe for the first-time ever, a “minor” storm has had its eye zigzag directly over the two major U.S. Virgin Islands in one day. The National Hurricane Center said that the center of Tropical Storm Dorian passed directly over St. Croix about 8 a.m. today. Then, CNN

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, where conditions are forecast to begin deteriorating as early as this morning. At 8:00 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time, the center of Dorian was located near latitude 17.1 North, longitude

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix News

EAST END, St. Croix — A manhunt for a 20-year-old alleged killer of an All For The Better man ended quickly as VIPD police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) effected an arrest this afternoon, authorities said. Amari “Tahleban” Krigger is “the primary suspect” and was arrested and charged

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsU.S. Department of Justice

FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that IONIAN SHIPPING & TRADING CORP., LILY SHIPPING LTD., STAMATIOS ALEKIDIS, ATHANASIOS PITTAS and REY ESPULGAR have been convicted and sentenced for various pollution, recordkeeping, and obstruction of justice crimes on the Motor Tanker (“M/T”) Ocean

Read More
At VIFreepCaribbean NewsCommunity AffairsHumanitarian NewsSt. Croix NewsUncategorized

FREDERIKSTED — Vice President of Tropical Shipping Hispanola & USVI, Maria del Mar Rodríguez, and Manager of Tropical Shipping St. Croix, Karla Yhan, delivered a $10,000 contribution to the Queen Louise Home for Children on Wednesday. The donation will assist recovery efforts at Queen Louise Home, which is still under repairs

Read More