ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just over a year after the snap elections in the Virgin Islands (UK) that gave the National Democratic Party (NDP) a majority win, outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has admitted that the party, in which he held the position as President for over 17 years, was not ready.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ex Ireland and Liverpool Footballer Ronald A. ‘Ronnie’ Whelan spent Tuesday October 25, 2016 on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds with lots of excited young footballers, who were put through their paces and learnt new skills.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government took office in 2011 to current, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Opposition, the Media, civil society and talk show hosts have been complaining loudly about the mismanagement of funds and the reckless spending of taxpayers money.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Karim Woodley, 39, of St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arraigned on October 25, 2016 before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after being charged in a three-count information with possession of a firearm by felon, possession of a firearm near a school and unauthorised firearm possession, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A usual critic of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, talk show host Edmund G. Maduro recently had commendations for the Premier.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While admitting that it is better late than never and not to score any political points, Minister responsible for Health and Social Development, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton has said synchronising the age of retirement with the age that retirees receive Social Security, is simply the right thing to do.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- “What has been keeping me so long? God in heaven,” were the words first off the lips of the Virgin Islands’ newest centenarian Henrietta A. Smith, who was showered with well wishes, words of appreciation and gifts at her 100th birthday celebration at the Carrot Bay Seventh-day Adventist Youth Centre on October 25, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ethan Mohamed and Ethan Singh combined for two goals as the Cedar U7s punched above their weight in all facets of the game to upend a determined Seventh-day Adventist Scholl football team 3-0 in the BDO Primary School League at the Althea Scatliffe Playfield on Monday, October 24, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Kenyatta Boynes, 32, has been found guilty of the shooting to death of Paul Prentice and attempted murder of another man, committed on December 14, 2014 in Road Town.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– As parent and students get fully into the school term, Flow unveils its e-leaning platform, Flow Study, an online portal to help students better prepare for the CAPE and CSEC examinations.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Corporate Cricket Tournament reached its half way point last Thursday, October 20, 2016, KPMG/Maples merged team took on the Conyers/Deloitte merged team with both teams looking for their first win in the tournament.
BEEF ISLAND, VI- According to reports just in, persons have been rushed to Peebles Hospital following a two vehicle accident on Beef Island today, October 25, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Behind closed doors, the imposing of almost direct rule on the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands by the United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE continues to manifest itself.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Close to two months ago, a major fire in the center of Road Town, Tortola that destroyed Hazem’s Shoe Store and parts of Bolo’s Printery was the hottest topic on the streets, with many speculations as to the cause of the fire.
DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Splash Brothers bounced back against Next and West Gunners blew away Warrias when the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball Eastern and Western Conference Finals continued at the Save the Seed Energy Centre on Sunday October 23, 2016.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The office of United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced the arrest of three suspects on cocaine charges in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday October 24, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While our newsroom is not the “WikiLeaks” of the Virgin Islands (VI), we continue to obtain (most times dropped off anonymously at our office) many government documents on a wide variety of government information.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Will A.L. McCreadie and George A. Parry have taken on to themselves an unusual challenge with their Kayak and that is to paddle their way from Grenada to Miami, United States of America (USA) a journey that spans some 2,000 miles.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am warning you my people, please stand up for your rights, my people,” so admonished prominent talk show host Edmund G. Maduro on his most recent talk show as he blasted elected Government ministers for not giving of their all to the service of the people who elected them.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr The Hon Timothy S. Harris has joined the conversation by many sectors of society, to make marijuana legal, particularly following Jamaica’s lead in 2015 to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of the herb, saying it is not as easy as a walk in the park, as many perceive.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) internal elections just over a month away, November 30, 2016, party president Mr Carvin Malone has announced he will not be seeking re-election to his post.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our senior sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) is that the three month agreement between the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Wayne L. Rajbansie and the Ministry of Health and Social Development (MH&SD), via the Permanent Secretary Mrs Petrona N. Davies, has been placed on hold.
DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – A frantic Friday and Saturday at the Hon Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League first saw Momentum lose out to the Warrias and then West Gunners blew away Bayside Blazers in a late rally to reach the Western Conference final, whilst Next took an early lead in the Eastern final.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr The Hon Timothy S. Harris said, following his first meeting with nationals of the twin island state residing in the Virgin Islands (VI), he is now better positioned to broaden the policy scope to meet their needs, particularly when they return home to stay.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- It was a pink affair this Saturday October 22, 2016 when the third race of the Mourant-Ozannes College Classic Series on Tortola was staged at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) on the Paraquita Bay campus.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — Police Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium this morning, October 23, 2016 that [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) found a “crisply burned” body in the back of what appeared to be a rental vehicle on Saturday morning, October 22, 2016.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “You don't have to drive very far from your home to realise that bush and weed are taking over and unless and until government does something meaningful about it the dangers to motorists will result in accidents and roads will become impassable.”
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “It is unbelievable that our government has allowed several companies from St Martin [and other countries] to come in to undermine our locals who are in the same business,” claimed talk show host Mr Edmund G. Maduro on his EGM Show on October 20, 2016 on ZROD 103.7 FM.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged two men for the robbery of a male outside the Sports Club in Pasea Estate last Tuesday afternoon, October 18, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- This Christmas Eve, one lucky man or woman will be driving away in a fully loaded black and silver 2017 Hyundai Tucson from the Delta Petroleum compound in Pasea Estate, when the latest raffle by the Rotary Club of Road Town takes place.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- As was expected the prolonged issue of water shortage in the Third District took front and centre stage at the Public Meeting called by its representative Hon Julian Fraser RA at Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre on October 20, 2016.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The male student of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) accused of physically assaulting a female student on October 18, 2016, causing her injuries, has been charged by police.
PASEA, Tortola, VI – RiteWay Food Market turned the bullet on a local bakery after being accused of hiking the price of its bread by one dollar, causing the bakery to take a decision to pull its product from the supermarket.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Hon Julian Fraser RA will hold a Public Meeting this evening, Thursday October 20, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While his contract was not renewed as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and he is still in the Virgin Islands as a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Trinidadian Wayne L. Rajbansie is still making the news.
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