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February 17th, 2018
Scooter rider allegedly opens fire on vehicle in Huntums Ghut

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- [Post Time: 10:25 P.M.] Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that there has been another shooting on the Virgin Islands’ main island, Tortola.

February 17th, 2018
‘Multiple support channels will ease long lines @ Immigration Dept’- Kevon S. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young Virgin Islander and community activist, currently furthering his studies overseas, has proposed a solution to the long lines at Immigration Department.

February 17th, 2018
10 VI athletes selected for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) will be represented by ten athletes in two sports at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which will be held on the East coast of Australia from April 4 – 15, 2018.

February 17th, 2018
Fresh Radio Vybz airs on CBN 90.9 FM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On Friday February 16, 2018 the popular Fresh Radio Vybz show, formerly the International Morning Ride Show, officially aired on 90.9 FM on the Caribbean Broadcast Network (CBN), after being off the local radio frequency since Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. The show was; however, subsequently broadcast online from a studio in the United States where the host had relocated to following the hurricanes.

February 17th, 2018
The dangers of short term thinking- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Post the Disasters of September 2017, the Virgin Islands requires long term thinking. The country must establish a long term economic planning model. In other words, a long term vision for these islands must be written in granite.

February 17th, 2018
Man shot in Horsepath

HORSEPATH, Tortola, VI- There have been reports of another shooting on the main island of Tortola, just a week after two males were gunned down in the capital city, Road Town.

February 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Online application for entry permits being tested- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid the long lines at the Department of Immigration and the many complaints from members of the public, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), who is responsible for Immigration, had promised on February 15, 2018 that he would announce some changes to the Department today, February 16, 2018 that would bring some relief to the public.

February 16th, 2018
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kavon T. Caesar

By Renee C. Williams

Representing the Virgin Islands (VI) with pride and joy wherever he goes, our young professional this week is Kavon T. Caesar, who aspires of owning a sports medical centre in the Virgin Islands.

February 16th, 2018
VITEMA Director summoned to USVI senate while in church

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Mona L. Barnes, the [US] Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) director, rebuked lawmakers who make up the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, while explaining at length in a prepared testimony, why she missed a Senate hearing after she was subpoenaed to attend (Ms Barnes said she was not served the first time she was subpoenaed).

February 16th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Is it a cover up?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police (CoP), Michael B. Mathews still enjoys goodwill and trust in the Territory. In fact he has emerged as a popular Police Commissioner and, from all indications, the public, the media and police officers have easy access to him.



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