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January 15th, 2021
‘Do not call me nigger’ - Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sixth District representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has called out the social use of the word ‘nigger’ and its alternative spellings, urging black Virgin Islanders to desist from using the words.

January 15th, 2021
Private doctors should be allowed to source COVID-19 vaccines - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on local government to put systems in place so that private doctors can source COVID-19 vaccines on an auxiliary basis, alongside the government.

January 14th, 2021
Break away from routine politics

Jacqueline Wheatley

We have embraced the change of new governance, and as promised we expect what was put forward not to be contrary to the plans stated. When given an open shot for leadership, you must target the issues that are ringing in your ears.

January 14th, 2021
BVI Bar welcomes passing of ECSC VI Amendment Act, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the BVI Bar Association, Senor Associate at Harneys, Ms Kimberly K Crabbe-Adams says the BVI Bar remains pleased with the swift passing of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) (Amendment) Act, 2020 in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA).

January 13th, 2021
Locals were not ‘prepared’ for Top CoP post - Premier Fahie confirms

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has confirmed that a local will not be taking up the post of Commissioner of Police in the territory when outgoing Top Cop, Mr Michael B. Matthews demits office.

January 12th, 2021
Gov't kicks off series of Community Meetings Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Building on its reputation as a Government of the people, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government has organised a series of community meetings with the public starting Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

January 11th, 2021
UK has duty to help VI achieve its political aspirations– Hon Kye M. Rymer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities and 5th District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Kye M. Rymer has reminded that the United Kingdom (UK) must help the territory achieve its aspirations as a people.

January 10th, 2021
VI’s Leroy A. E. Abraham appointed Chairman of CARILEC

CASTRIES, St. Lucia - General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Leroy A.E. Abraham, has been appointed Chairman of the Board at the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC).

January 9th, 2021
Pedal cyclist critically injured after collision with motorcycle

HANNAH’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Sometime around 15:20hrs today, Saturday, January 9, 2021, reports reaching our newsroom is that a Caucasian male was knocked off a bicycle by a motorcyclist, in the Hannah’s Estate area of Tortola.

January 9th, 2021
‘Something is wrong’ with Governor’s immunity in VI- Hon Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has questioned the immunity status of the seat of H.E. Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' in the Virgin Islands (VI), calling the system one that is too flawed to exist in the 21st century.

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