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June 15th, 2019
Patrice Roberts delivers at Soca Wee 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The fear expressed by many that Cane Garden Bay's events of last evening, June 14, 2019, would have pulled to plug on the Soca Wee Fete was allayed from early in the night.

June 14th, 2019
JvD holds remnants of NDP neglect & hurricanes Irma & Maria

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- While many residents have praised the now ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government and have expressed hope they will do a good job, the sister island of Jost van Dyke (JvD) is still not fully out of the woods.

June 12th, 2019
All professions are contributing to the betterment of society

Lorna M. George

One day I was having lunch with a White girlfriend. She said, “The only professions in the Caribbean are doctor and lawyer.”

June 11th, 2019
Racist tourists bypassing local boat captains – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social Commentator, Julio S. Henry is imploring Her Majesty's Customs to look into a situation where "racist tourists" are allegedly now coming to the territory to sail and cruise, however, choosing to bring their own boat captain who "look like them".

June 11th, 2019
JvD residents praise new VIP government for ‘positive start’

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Many residents of the sister island of Jost van Dyke (JvD) have told our newsroom that, following the February 25, 2019 general elections that saw a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government come to power, they have “seen and felt improvements” on JvD.

June 9th, 2019
'BVI is a lawless place' - Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularisation: residency and belonger status’ programme has been postponed for reshaping and public consultation, the initiative continues to face some amount of public criticism.

June 9th, 2019
USVI Gov Bryan hosts black Fraternities, Sororities & Masonic Organisations

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Ball Room of Government House in Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was transformed to host a historic event Friday evening, June 7, 2019 when Governor Albert Bryan and his wife, First Lady Yolanda Bryan, hosted a cocktail reception in honor of Kappa Alpha Psi’s Grand Polemarch, Thomas L. Battles Jr and his wife Geraldine Woods Battles.

June 8th, 2019
‘Every group unifies except African people’ - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Amidst the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI), Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, is imploring people of African ancestry in the VI to unite as one despite differences in nationality and origin.

June 8th, 2019
Cows graze freely @ East End Police Station

EAST END, Tortola, VI - "Irma is no excuse," remarked resident Neil Nicholson when directing a Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) Reporter to a Facebook post where no less than ten cows were photographed recently in and around the compound of the East End Police Station.

June 7th, 2019
PHOTO of the DAY: VI’s First family, Mr & Mrs Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, June 7, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took time out for a photo opportunity with his wife, First Lady of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mrs Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie.

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