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December 7th, 2019
PM Skerrit declared victor in heated Dominican polls

ROSEAU, Dominica - Following weeks of political unrest, Dominica has re-elected its incumbent Prime Minister, Mr Roosevelt Skerrit and secured a landslide victory for the governing Dominica Labour Party (DLP).

December 6th, 2019
'Story of the Five Besties'- 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson pens first book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson of Cedar International School launches her illustrated children's book entitled “Story of the Five Besties” on December 12, 2019, it will be the first publication for the young second-generation author.

December 6th, 2019
Off to a good start! Xmas on DeCastro St attracts 50 vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- City Manager Janice E. L. Brathwaite-Edwards said the Christmas on DeCastro Street event is off to a good start, with its largest-ever vendor turnout of 50.

December 6th, 2019
‘I was just trying to get the job done’- MVP Khalid S. Gerald

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “My mindset was just to be dominant, close out the game, go all the way or go home. I was just trying to get the job done.” This was exactly the attitude that Khalid S. Gerald played with on November 23, 2019 to help Pure Playaz dethrone Bayside Blazers as champions of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League.

December 6th, 2019
'We need to sit back & realise what we lost'- Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a moving tribute made in honour of the late first Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE, Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith aka 'Sheep' called for the territory to put into perspective that it has lost a truly great leader.

December 6th, 2019
“I ain’t selling no more land to pay lawyers’- Father of 9 facing drug charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Father of nine, David Straker has told Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards he is not willing to sell any more of his real estate to pay lawyers to defend him.

December 6th, 2019
Dominicans go to the polls today amidst unrest

ROSEAU, Dominica- Despite unrest by supporters of the Opposition, Dominica has gone ahead with general elections today, December 6, 2019.

December 5th, 2019
UPDATE: Eric Mathias Sr shot @ Horse Path home - RVIPF

HORSE PATH, Tortola, VI- New details are emerging about the attempted robbery and shooting that occurred in the late hours of yesterday, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, which resulted in Taxi driver Eric Mathias Sr receiving a gunshot to the abdomen.

December 5th, 2019
Mrs BVI Shondrea N. Turnbull wins Woman of Excellence Award @ Mrs Globe

SHENZHEN, China- Mrs BVI Shondrea N. Turnbull has won the Woman of Excellence Award at Mrs Globe in Shenzhen, China, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

December 5th, 2019
USVI Governor wants to legalise marijuana to raise urgently needed funds


CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr believes legalising marijuana for recreational use in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) could provide enough funding to save the Government Employees’ Retirement System (G.E.R.S), the beleaguered, government-run pension plan that is on life support and is projected to collapse in a few years.


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