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June 22nd, 2019
3rd Cohort of police recruits passes with ‘flying colours’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “It feels great, after all the hard work, as you heard, the drilling in the rain, the late nights, the excessive late nights, the endless, endless hours of studying,” a proud Royce D. David, 24, of East End, told Virgin Islands News Online.

June 21st, 2019
Beacon's Genevieve Glatsky chided for unethical journalism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local tabloid the BVI Beacon has been caught with its pants down regarding some alleged unethical journalism practices the newspaper is now employing to keep itself afloat.

June 21st, 2019
‘Historic Buju concert a success’ – KT Productions

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even as some patrons of the Mark A. Myrie aka ‘Buju Banton’ Long Walk to Freedom Concert at Festival Grounds, Tortola, on June 15, 2019, complained of disappointment and large crowds, Chief Organiser of the event Kenny Thompson aka ‘Kenny’ has called the historic concert a success.

June 20th, 2019
More than talk! Radio show host donates 50” TV to Adina Donovan Home

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and staff of the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly on Main Street, Tortola, can once again enjoy the entertainment of a television after being without one for some time.

June 20th, 2019
‘Parking fines need to increase’ – Officer Glen Callwood

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While admitting that the territory could use a few more traffic signs to help drivers traverse the roadways in the Virgin Islands (VI), Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Officer, Mr Glen Callwood aka ‘SuperCop’ is of the view that local parking fines are too low.

June 19th, 2019
‘Why now?’ - Lorie A. Rymer probes Premier’s intervention into D4 Saga

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Radio show host Mr Lorie A. Rymer, a former Independent Candidate who contested the 2011 Virgin Islands (VI) General Elections for the Ninth District, is questioning what motives lie behind Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) now stepping into the ring as a third party in the Speaker Vs Mark H. Vanterpool Fourth District (D4) saga that has dragged on in a legal battle for over three months.

June 18th, 2019
‘Personal attacks on me & family uncalled for' – Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' says she intends to make an example of anonymous bloggers across the various news websites in the Virgin Islands (VI), who continue to allegedly attack her personally for sharing her views on issues within the territory.

June 18th, 2019
Female ESHS students caught on video allegedly smoking marijuana

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the appearance of a video clip on social media showing at least three female students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) smoking what appears to be marijuana in a washroom, a heated debating is ongoing about the intention to ban the circulation of such videos in the Virgin Islands.

June 17th, 2019
USVI Senator Nelson to address VI HempFest 2019

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- With the 2019 Foxy’s HempFest fast approaching, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator Mr Positive T.A. Nelson has been confirmed to once again give an update on the steps being taken in respect to the legalisation of cannabis in the USVI.

June 16th, 2019
Father’s Day Message by Deputy Premier & Minister for Transportation, Works & Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer

Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. We are called to recognise and honour how critical every father is to that foundation.

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