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November 13th, 2019
Pay or go to jail- Magistrate tells VG man who assaulted woman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Virgin Gorda has been told to pay a $1,000 fine two days before Valentine's Day, on February 12, 2020, or risk spending two months at Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

November 12th, 2019
Territory flags to be flown at half staff

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable, Andrew A. Fahie is advising the public that due to the passing of Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly, the Territory will observe a National Period of Mourning to commence from November 12, 2019, until the Official Funeral and Burial.

November 12th, 2019
Going Green: Premier says VI must build better buildings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Already impressed by the work of the newly appointed Planning Authority in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the next step is for the territory to adopt green building practices as it progresses into an environmentally sustainable future.

November 12th, 2019
Barbados teachers meeting to discuss 'deadly school violence'

LOOP BARBADOS

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU) and the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) will be holding a mass meeting tonight Tuesday, November 12.

November 12th, 2019
Lifeless body of Caucasian man found in Dominica river

DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE

PAILLOTTE, Dominica - The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is investigating the discovery of a lifeless decomposing body of a Caucasian man which was recovered from the river in Trafalgar in the area of the Trafalgar Hydroelectric Complex in the afternoon of Monday 4th November 2019.

November 12th, 2019
South Korean river turns red a with pigs blood

CBC News

MUNSAN, South Korea - A river near the inter-Korean border has turned red after being polluted with blood from pig carcasses.

November 12th, 2019
Israel-Gaza violence spirals after killing of top militant

BBC

GAZA, Palestine - Israel has carried out fresh strikes on targets in Gaza as militants there stepped up rocket attacks following the killing of one of its leaders.

November 12th, 2019
Thulean, Totally Evil or Salsa Jack? Excitement builds for Nov. 17 races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Will it be Thulean again or will Totally Evil get sweet revenge after two defeats? Is an upset likely from Courage and Honour or will Salsa Jack spring another surprise win?

November 12th, 2019
Swifter processing & approvals with new Planning Authority Board- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the development of infrastructure and commercial property in the Virgin Islands (VI) post-Irma and Maria of 2017, has been progressing well, so much so that government recognised the need to enhance the process and expedite the projects.

November 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

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