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October 24th, 2014
Major drug bust accused 5 granted bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John has granted bail to Jomo Jack, James John, Leon King, Hugh Erickson and Gerry Freeman in the amount of $1,000 each today October 24, 2014.

October 24th, 2014
Student: School shooting near Seattle began in cafeteria

CNN

(CNN) -- Investigators were responding Friday to a reported school shooting in Marysville, Washington, just north of Seattle, said Inci Yarkut, a spokeswoman for the Washington State Patrol.

October 24th, 2014
Illegal firearms & ammo found @ home of former legislator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI‎ - Informed and reliable sources close to this news site have confirmed that a popular former legislator and two of the person's children are in hot water after guns and ammunition were found at their home.

October 24th, 2014
2nd leg of Triple Tiara on this Sunday @ Clinton E. Phipps in STT

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Come Sunday October 26, 2014 the Clinton E. Phipps Race Track in St. Thomas USVI will come alive with a card of seven races scheduled and a number of horses from Tortola are slated to compete in the second leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Tiara.

October 24th, 2014
'A former Governor asked me to break the law!' - Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said on his EGM show last night October 23, 2014 on ZROD 103.7 FM that he was asked to break the law by a former Governor with regards to the deportation of a foreigner against whom he had found no cause to do so.

October 24th, 2014
‘Erase Ebola like Polio is being tackled’ – Mr. Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘Polio’ Day and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take much credit for it being almost extinct from the face of the earth.

October 24th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Philip Richards Jr.

By: Cathy O. O. Richards

“Why I am doing this? It’s to help the locals to get where they need to get and if this is going to do it, then so be it. This is not something that I like doing, I don’t like to do this but I did this so that I can help the artists and everybody can get where they need to get so that people can be more receptive to them,” said Mr Philip Richards Jr.

October 24th, 2014
VI slips in FIFA ranking

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, WI – Antigua & Barbuda’s improvement on the Coca Cola FIFA Rankings continued with its latest publication which saw the Benna Boys advance 10 places from 80th in the world, whilst the Virgin Islands (VI) slipped down to number 203.

October 23rd, 2014
UPDATE: 1 suspect in custody in relation to shooting - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are questioning one suspect in relation to last night’s October 22, 2014 shooting which left a 22-year-old male with a wound to his leg.

October 23rd, 2014
Reggae Girlz Out of CONCACAF contention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz were eliminated from the CONCACAF Women’s Championship after crashing to a 3-1 defeat against Mexico on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at the RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington D.C., USA.

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