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October 12th, 2018
UPDATE: ESHS closed for Friday, Authorities cite weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: VINO has been updated with new information that due to the continued forecast of inclement weather, schedule classes for Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Elmore Stoutt High School has been called off for both the Junior and Senior school.

October 11th, 2018
Virgin Islander vs Citizenship

By Donald E. de Castro

It is time that those politicians whose only interest is getting re-elected—and their supporters—to stop their rhetoric and be honest and straight forward to everyone.

October 11th, 2018
VG reduces dependency on landfills through recycling efforts

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has announced the revitalizing of the recycling programme in Virgin Gorda, in an effort to reduce the Territory’s dependency on landfill disposal.

October 10th, 2018
Public Servants observe “Wacky Wednesday”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: In celebrating Public Service Week 2018, Public Servants from across the Virgin Islands (VI) dressed for “Wacky Day” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, while at the same time having fun in their working environment.

October 9th, 2018
“Teamwork” key to moving Territory forward – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Members of the public service received praises for their commitment to territory building which led to the recovery of the Virgin Islands after the devastating natural disasters of 2017.

October 9th, 2018
30 shots fired @ St Thomas car, injuring woman & 14-year-old


SANTA MARIA, St Thomas, USVI — Two incidents in St Thomas on Monday, October 8, 2018, left three victims — all female — injured with multiple gunshot wounds, VIPD Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium early Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

October 8th, 2018
Police investigating scooter accident, 1 seriously injured

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI: Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a scooter accident that occurred last Friday, October 5, 2018, in the area of Manuel Reef, on the main island of Tortola.

October 8th, 2018
Girl, 7, hospitalised following Road Town accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A 7-year-old girl is now hospitalised after a serious accident on the James Walter Francis Dual Carriageway sometime after 16:00hrs/4:00pm on Monday, October 8, 2018.

October 8th, 2018
Local contractors being ‘pushed out’ by Flow/CWC - Hugh P. Erickson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local contractors with years of experience who used to be employed by Cable & Wireless are speaking out against their treatment.

October 8th, 2018
Better waste management policies needed—Queen Shereen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is recognised internationally as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’ and one of the Caribbean’s premier tourist destinations but its waste management policies are in immediate need of an overhaul.


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