A chronological log of the homicides recorded in in the U. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
I am looking to move to the USVI and would like to hear from current residents what the crime is like. Please let me know your experience and your take on safety in the islands. Generally feel safe on St.
But, imagine if that were the odds of dying in a plane crash every flight — nobody would be flying — that is for certain. In fact, the Caribbean has three countries in the Top 10 for murders. The U.
By Rachel Cooper. In general, fear of crime in the Caribbean is generally overblown. However, the overall murder rate among developing nations in the Caribbean is nearly four times the average rate in North America.
Other than the typical tropical environment health concerns, like sun exposure and sea sickness, there are no major health concerns in the Virgin Islands. Thomas has the best hospital in the U. Croix also has good hospital facilities Governor Juan F.
Johnbut have seen articles on high violent crime rates on the islands. We were thinking of renting a villa. Any insight on the subject?
Double reward offered for Altona homicide On Sunday, July 10,two year-old men were killed and four others injured in a drive-by shooting in the Altona Lagoon area while a party was taking place. According to police, officers from C Command Unit in Christiansted responded to a report of shots being fired in the Altona Lagoon area at p. Upon arrival to the Altona Lagoon area, the officers found two lifeless victims, identified as year-olds Malik Benjamin and Yahfari Brodhurst, both with multiple gunshots wounds to their bodies.
Crime in the Virgin Islands statistically speaking is fairly high, particularly on St. Croix and St. Statistically meaning the number of crimes in comparison to the population and area size.