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January 21st, 2020
3 taken to hospital following vehicular accident on Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- Three persons, all males, were taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital after the vehicle they were in toppled on Fort Hill this evening, January 21, 2020.

January 21st, 2020
DDM continues to ‘closely’ monitor seismic activity in region

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With daily earthquakes in the Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands region, some of which have been felt in the [British] Virgin Islands, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has been monitoring the situation closely while urging the public to have their emergency plans in place, including in the event of a tsunami.

January 21st, 2020
Cyber Crime bill came back from ‘graveyard of bills’- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has blasted free speech entities who are attempting to stall the assenting of the Computer Misuse, and Cyber Crime Amendment Act of 2019 by citing that if the changes come into law it would be used to prosecute and silence the media in the Virgin Islands.

January 21st, 2020
Retired corrections officer shoots man during argument in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A retired corrections officer on Monday afternoon, January 20, 2020 shot a male victim during an argument at the Break Time Bar in Market Square on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), leaving the victim wounded but in stable condition.

January 21st, 2020
Child support defaulters will be blocked from leaving Territory- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of men failing to support their children and causing them to be a burden on society is being grabbed by the throat by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, which will be introducing legislation to clamp down on such persons.

January 21st, 2020
Local preacher Carlton O'Neal fined $1000 for assaulting wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo fined local preacher Carlton O'Neal $1,000, which he has to pay by January 31, 2020 or spend two months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

January 21st, 2020
'I am truly disappointed'- Hon Penn reacts to resignation of Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), who also serves as interim Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), has expressed disappointment over the resignation of Opposition Member, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the NDP.

January 20th, 2020
'I have not been made any promises or offers' - Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) says shunning the National Democratic Party (NDP) and aligning herself with the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP), was a completely independent decision, free from political offers and promises.

January 20th, 2020
‘Real Talk’ with Karia J. Christopher’ returns next month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the most popular television talk shows in the Virgin Islands, ‘Real Talk’ with Karia J. Christopher, will return next month and will be debuting on Flow TV.

January 20th, 2020
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines goes green! Joins VIP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Third term legislator, Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member with the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines has decided to cross the floor to join the Virgin Islands Party (VI) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

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