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December 18th, 2014
Yet another Ports Project accident with collision of 2 barges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cruise Pier work site has experienced yet another mishap which is likely to cause further delays to the multimillion dollar project already behind schedule. This time, it was a collision between two barges which took place today December 18, 2014.

December 18th, 2014
Elihu Rhymer rushed to Peebles Hospital

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI - (Post Time 2:00PM) - Word just in indicates that Mr Elihu Rhymer was rushed to the Peebles Hospital after the vehicle he was in toppled off the hill side while on Butu Mountain less than an hour ago today December 18, 2014.

December 18th, 2014
2 men arrested for Paul Prentice’s murder - RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have arrested two men for the murder of Paul Prentice on Sunday evening December 14, 2014 on Waterfront Drive, Road Town, said a press release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today December 18, 2014.

December 18th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: CIO Ag. Ian B. Penn to reform Imm. Dept.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In his efforts to reform the Immigration Department, new acting Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) Mr Ian B. Penn said that it is vital that the Department becomes a place people would not shy away from and that his Officers make a good first impression on customers, given the important role it plays in tourism.

December 18th, 2014
‘God has been good to us’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the Third District Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) in a message to the Territory for the Christmas said that there is a lot to be thankful for as the Virgin Islands have been and continue to be blessed by the Almighty.

December 18th, 2014
‘VG Health Facility to start early 2015’ – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “In the coming weeks Cabinet will decide and we will announce the contractor selected to construct the new Nurse Iris O’Neal medical facility in Virgin Gorda (VG) and work will begin early in the new year,” said Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton yesterday December 17, 2014.

December 18th, 2014
‘Name New Hospital for Premier Smith’ – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “At some later date Mr O’Neal [Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE (R9)] if you agree, we can name the facility after [Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith],” suggested Minister for Health and Social Development Ronnie W. Skelton as he said that would be fitting for the 40 years attachment of Premier Smith to the Health Care main facility.

December 18th, 2014
Kallis confirmed for CPL 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Excitement for Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2015, is on a high following the announcement on Wednesday December 17, 2014, that South African cricket hero, Jacques H. Kallis has been confirmed to join the draft list for next year’s tournament.

December 17th, 2014
'New chapter' in US-Cuba ties


US President Barack Obama has hailed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties.

December 17th, 2014
‘Today is not for criticizing!’ - Hon Ralph T. O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Today is not for criticizing because we see the facility is finished but all the furniture and all the other few things are not yet in place and today we can give a reminder to all those who have not yet found it possible to assist in some way or the other,” said Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal OBE (R9).

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