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December 7th, 2019
Magnitude 4.34 earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On December 7, 2019, at 6:23 pm the Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN) recorded an earthquake measuring at a magnitude of 4.34.

December 7th, 2019
UPDATE: Two involved in Fahie Hill crash; Female condition unknown

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI - New information coming out on the December 5, 2019, accident that left a male Customs Officer, Colin Stevens nursing serious injuries at the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital, suggest that an unknown female was also in the vehicle at the time.

December 7th, 2019
BVI makes Top 15 as Russia wins Mrs Globe 2019

SHENZHEN, China - Mrs BVI Shondrea N. Turnbull has defied odds to make it to the Top 15 of the international Mrs Globe 2019 pageant, however, came short of claiming the crown which went to Mrs Ksenia Krivko out of Russia.

December 7th, 2019
Two shot, one dead in USVI Hospital Ground shooting


ST. THOMAS, USVI - Two men were shot in the wee hours of Saturday morning, December 7, 2019, in Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, with one of the two victims succumbing to his wounds, sustained during the shooting.

December 7th, 2019
What happens after Britain leaves the EU?

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now Jack the Bohemian is clearly a Brexiter. He is nuanced, cultured, and urbane in his style, but battle-hardened when standing up for England and quitting the European Union.

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.


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