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April 18th, 2019
UPDATE: STT Horses expected on Tortola 'within the next hour' - Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom from our Team of Reporters across the Virgin Islands is that horses from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands are expected to arrive on Tortola within the next hour, today April 18, 2019 to compete in the Easter Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday April 21, 2019.

April 18th, 2019
Nagico puts up big prizes for Annual Kite Flying & Family Fun Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Annual Kite Flying and Family Fun Day organised by The Association of Guyanese in the BVI and slated for Easter Monday, April 22, 2019 has seen long time sponsor of the event, Nagico Insurances, come on board in a major way.

April 18th, 2019
VI Medical Tourism unfeasible now - Dr Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Dr Heskeith Vanterpool, owner of the Bougainvillea Clinic, a private hospital in the Capital City, Road Town, is of the view that while there was much talk of medical tourism under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, it is unfeasible for the Virgin Islands (VI) at this time.

April 18th, 2019
UPDATE: Kenai Jacobs charged over Long Look shooting

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The person arrested by police on April 16, 2019, less than 24 hours after a shooting incident in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has been charged with attempted murder.

April 18th, 2019
TJ Hindes wins 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture turned into a battle of the Virgin Islands with runners from the British and US Virgin Islands duking it out in the men’s and ladies divisions on April 13, 2019.

April 17th, 2019
Police Arrest Blotter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The following is the arrest blotter from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) from April 7 to April 13, 2019.

April 17th, 2019
HoA details steps for passing Budget 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the presentation of the Budget 2019 by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), many citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) are at lost as to what procedure must then be followed for the budget to passed.

April 17th, 2019
Henry attacks Rymer, says 'transportation industry gone to dogs’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Hard Talk’ radio host and taxi driver, Julio S. Henry is appealing to the Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) to look into the local transportation industry and talk to small players before the creation of any new policy.

April 17th, 2019
Trouble Brewing: 16 Storms, 7 Hurricanes coming for 2019

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI - Data released Tuesday, April 16, 2019, by researchers at the North Carolina State University is predicting a normal hurricane season, with the potential of 13 to 16 named storms, 5 to 7 hurricanes and 2 to 3 major hurricanes.

April 17th, 2019
Court can’t force HoA to abide by ruling – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Social commentator and man of the cloth, Pastor Claude O. Skelton-Cline says that in the District 4 Saga with Mark H. Vanterpool and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock, even as the matter is currently before the High Court, the court still cannot force the HoA to abide by its ruling.

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