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February 25th, 2017
Hon Turnbull blasts CoP Matthews over CGB Police Station

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- It was during the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) of the House of Assembly’s deliberation on the 2017 Budget that Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull raised the issue with the Commissioner of Police (CoP) Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews on the closure of the Cane Garden Bay Police Station.

February 25th, 2017
Car crashes into FirstBank in Road Town!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a moment of error and panic, a driver of a small vehicle crashed into a glass door of FirstBank in Road Town, reversed and slammed into another vehicle before ploughing into a tree today, February 25, 2017.

February 25th, 2017
Many VIslanders lost their land through law loopholes- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calling it “unfair”, host of the 3D Show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has questioned whether the Legislative Council/House of Assembly, which is responsible for enacting laws, did their jobs when many Virgin Islanders lost their properties through the acquisition of land by prescription as well as their foreclosed properties being acquired by persons without a Non-Belongers Land Holding License (NBLHL) also known as Alien Land Holding license.

February 25th, 2017
VI woman Malcia Blyden Brinson reported missing in Atlanta

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A woman from the Virgin Islands, who has been living in Atlanta, USA has been reported missing.

February 25th, 2017
HMS Brexit

Dickson Igwe

The Ocean Liner HMS Great Britain is heading into stormy seas. Those seas are troubled by matters surrounding Brexit? The proceeding narrative states that the UK economy is entering a period of uncertainty.

February 25th, 2017
SDA School crowned U17 Rugby Champions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After a gruelling day of competitive Touch Rugby action, the experienced Seventh-day Adventist School team held off a spirited challenge from the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS), 2-0, to be crowned 2017 U17 School Rugby Champions.

February 24th, 2017
High Court Registry Staff moved to alternative office!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately broke the disgraceful story on December 9, 2016 that civil servant staff of the High Court Registry, who were housed upstairs the old post office (Old Administration Quarters) building on Main Street, Road Town, had to wear face masks to work.

February 24th, 2017
Vehicles hit up on narrow Sage Mountain Road

SAGE MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Two drivers didn't have the best of end to the work week after becoming involved in an accident on Sage Mountain, on the main island of Tortola, today February 24, 2017.

February 24th, 2017
Claudia Creque Ed. Centre goes past ESHS to schools debate final

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The lack of consumer protection laws is very often the cause of many-a-grievance between consumers and proprietors. This time the students from the Opposition Elmore Stoutt High School and the Proposition Claudia Creque Educational Centre (CCEC) of Anegada had their turn on the topic: “Government of the Virgin Islands should enact consumer protection laws.”

February 24th, 2017
St Croix woman guilty of extortion conspiracy against jewelry store

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A federal jury in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday February 23, 2017 found Aracelis N. Ayala a/k/a “Gordita” a/k/a “Fluff,” 34, guilty of one count of Hobbs Act robbery, one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of robbery in the first degree, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.



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