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February 22nd, 2018
'We can't take anymore poor service' from VI telecom providers- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a press release on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, telecommunication provider Flow stated that more than 60 percent of their infrastructure is operational and customers are being reconnected daily.

February 22nd, 2018
Residents & businesses strongly dispute BVIEC claims of 95% plus restoration

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Earlier this week the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) claimed in public statements that it had restored some 98% of electricity on Tortola and 95% on Virgin Gorda and Jost van Dyke.

February 22nd, 2018
USVI men arrested for possession of a firearm by convicted felons

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Rehelio Trant, 39, and Gamba Potter, 32, both of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), made their initial appearances today before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in an indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert announced today. Trant and Potter were detained pending further proceedings. Both are scheduled to be arraigned on Friday February 23, 2018.

February 22nd, 2018
'Gov't departments have become play toys to ministers' - Hon Julian Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - "It comes to the point where I'm sick of these meetings with the fancy talk. Sick of these presentations. We want to see action and we want to see specific action."

February 22nd, 2018
UPDATE: Carey & New Heroes back to winning ways

VENLO, Netherlands- After their impressive 11-game winning streak was snapped by home team Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden On February 10, 2018, New Heroes Den Bosch rebounded to winning ways with a hard fought defeat of Apollo Amsterdam in the Dutch Basketball League on February 15, 2018.

February 22nd, 2018
CoP against curfew & heightened stop & search operations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following an upsurge in gun crime in the Virgin Islands, many on social media have been calling for a return of the curfew lifted in December 2017 and for the police to heighten stop and search operations.

February 21st, 2018
Airport expansion, mini gov't on VG among suggestions of High School students

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - High school students of the Territory were given a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed Recovery and Development plan through a competition among their schools.

February 21st, 2018
‘We will not just sit by & let Gov’t be the boss’- BVI Christian Council

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We have seen over the years that there is a lack of accountability to our voters, to our members. We have seen the marginalisation of our representatives. So those who we elect and send to represent us, we find that their voices have been shut down and quieted to a point where not much of what the people have to say get further than the ears of the representatives, because they are shut down at a Governmental level.”

February 21st, 2018
‘Your future, children, & children’s children future about to be mortgaged’- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “Your future, your children’s future and your children’s children future is about to be mortgaged,” stated Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA as he encouraged residents to attend a public meeting at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, this evening, February 21, 2018.

February 21st, 2018
We have turned into team of professional beggars - Hon Myron V. Walwyn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the Territory is in its recovery stage following the destructive hurricanes of September 2017, the government is receiving millions of dollars in loans, which the next generation will have to repay.





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