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