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February 20th, 2018
Canadian linesman allegedly rescues pup from dog fighting ring in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in December 2017 that this news site reported on an article appearing in a United Kingdom newspaper about a stray dog, Buddy, rescued by a UK police officer who came with a group of officers to the Virgin Islands to assist with the restoration of law and order following the catastrophic hurricanes, Irma and Maria, in September 2017.

February 20th, 2018
Reporter shut out of Magistrate’s Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite construction work still taking place at the House of Assembly (HoA), on Friday, February 16, 2018, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' announced that the Magistrate’s Court would commence criminal sittings in the House of Assembly Chambers on February 20, 2018.

February 20th, 2018
Service at the Post Office

Donald E. de Castro

“Too old to be intimidated”

We all understand why laws are made and in addition to the laws, regulations and policies are also put in place in conjunction with the laws. However, at times, I, like many of you are at a lost when we encounter situations with many government services that we find difficult to understand.

February 20th, 2018
Ritter-Freeman ousted immediately; No waiting until March 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources called our newsroom a day after our article was published on February 16, 2018 about the pending departure of the Acting Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) Mrs Geraldine Ritter-Freeman from the post by the end of March 2018.

February 20th, 2018
PO Marvin Robinson & Wendell Anthony convicted, fired & deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many will remember the two police officers who were charged and found guilty of beating teenager Brandon George, a local resident. The two cops went to the Huntum’s Ghut home of the then 18-year-old George and beat him after they failed in their effort to nab him in the streets for a traffic offence on June 24, 2012.

February 20th, 2018
Sugar Boys edge Islanders in opening National League play

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) National League got underway on Sunday February 18, 2018 in fine style as both the Sugar Boys and One Love gathered all three points in dramatic fashion.

February 20th, 2018
Make generators part of hurricane emergency kits- Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While, according to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), the restoration of electricity in the Territory is more than 90% complete, and many may no longer see the need for a generator, persons are being advised to make generators an essential part of their hurricane emergency kit.

February 20th, 2018
'I think we are the most ignored' - Local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the book launch of 'Ti Koko and Kush Kush' penned by local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull, she expressed that literary artists are ignored within the community and should get more support.

February 19th, 2018
Hon RT O'Neal & Clarence C. Thomas among 5 Rotarians honoured

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- During the Rotary Club of Tortola's Fiftieth Anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Charlie's Restaurant located at The Moorings on Wickham's Cay II, Tortola, five Rotarians were honoured for the tremendous work they have contributed within the organisation and the community during the 50 years.

February 19th, 2018
UPDATE: Police come up empty handed following reports of gunfire last night

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) responded to reports of the sound of gunfire in the Baughers Bay area of Tortola last night, February 18, 2018 but came up empty handed.



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