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October 15th, 2018
Crime went down 8% in year of Irma, 23% since 2013 – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Michael B. Matthews last Thursday, October 11, 2018, opened up to the Virgin Islands on the happenings within the Police Force since hurricane Irma via a PSI Online Radio interview.

October 15th, 2018
Domestic violence stats startling - Top CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Commissioner of Police (CoP) Michael Matthews is startled at the revelation that there has been little reduction in reported violent matters this year as it equally matches that for the same period of 2017.

October 15th, 2018
Quarterly incorporations reach 3-year high

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - New company incorporation figures in the international business and finance centre of the Virgin Islands (VI) have reached a three-year high, further demonstrating the Territory’s resilience and ability to overcome adversity.

October 14th, 2018
Inter Caribbean Airline lands on flat tire

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Air traffic at the Terrence B. Lettome International Airport on Beef Island came to a halt today Sunday October 14, 2018, around 3:30 PM when a DHC-6 Twin Otter landed.

October 14th, 2018
Youth Olympic 2018: John disqualified from Men’s 400m run

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: It was in rainy and extremely cold weather conditions that Virgin Island’s (VI) Malik John made his opening debut in Stage 1, heat 2, lane 6 of the Men’s 400m running a time of 53.33 seconds.

October 14th, 2018
Jr. Bayside Blazers advanced to championship game; Battle between Young Starz & High Speed

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI: History was made yesterday October 13, 2018, where for the first time in the Hon Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League, both a senior and junior team with the same name, owners and management will play in both Division Championship.

October 14th, 2018
FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann dies, aged 51

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Patrick Baumann, the Secretary General of basketball's world governing body who was seen as a potential IOC president, has died at the Youth Olympics at age 51.

October 13th, 2018
Anegada Airport closed due to non-working fire truck

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI: Word reaching our newsroom is that from yesterday October 12, 2018, the Captain Auguste George Airport on the sister island of Anegada has been closed.

October 13th, 2018
Caribbean Politicians: Akierra Mary Deanne Missick of Turks and Caicos Islands

Thomas C. Famous

Over the last summer, I have had the privilege and honour to represent Bermuda during the 43rd annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference held in Cayman Islands June 16th-23rd.

October 13th, 2018
UPDATE: VI weather woes continue, flash flood watch in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A new flash flood watch is being issued by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) following inclement weather across the Virgin Islands (VI) over the past 24 hours.



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