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May 3rd, 2016
Peter Haycraft confirms RTW to be sold!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After Virgin Islands News Online had first and accurately reported on February 29, 2016 that Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd (RTW) was up for sale and that companies had expressed an interest in its purchase, Founder of the business, Peter Haycraft has confirmed the possible sale.

May 3rd, 2016
2 RVIPF officers on VG suspended for allegedly assaulting civilian

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- (Post Time: 4:48pm) Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that two police officers attached to the Virgin Gorda Police Station have been suspended from duty following allegations that they assaulted a civilian.

May 3rd, 2016
I know a white Police Commissioner will breed distrust - Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - New Commissioner of Police Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews said he expects there will be some concern and distrust with the fact that he is a white Commissioner of Police among some elements of the population of the Virgin Islands but he said it is important for there to be diversity in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

May 3rd, 2016
Close to 40 customers engaged as TAG’s mega car sale enters final week

SLANEY POINT, Tortola, VI – Tortola Auto Group’s (TAG) Celebrating Queens Sales Event has entered its final week and plans to close its active week of car sales in high gear by throwing a huge family fun day on Saturday May 7, 2016 at its Slaney Point location, opposite Prospect Reef.

May 3rd, 2016
New CoP to seek UK guidance on arrest blotter names

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews said he will rely on guidance from a UK Police Policy on naming of arrested persons to determine whether the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will continue sending out arrest blotters minus names of arrested persons.

May 3rd, 2016
‘We do have plans’ for YCCS staff - Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal said the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government will do what it must to ensure that the displaced workers of Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are re-situated.

May 3rd, 2016
‘Tiger’ wasn’t just murdered, he was slaughtered’ - Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Crown Prosecutor Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit said the brutality surrounding the killing of Daren Allen ‘Tiger’ Hodge showed that he wasn't just murdered but brutally slaughtered on September 10, 2010.

May 3rd, 2016
Smith, Bravo fail as Lions slump

RAJKOT, India—West Indies' Dwayne Smith flattered to deceive while Dwayne Bravo suffered the indignity of a first ball ‘duck’, as leaders Gujarat Lions suffered a batting collapse to slide to a 23-run defeat to Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League on Sunday May 1, 2016.

May 2nd, 2016
Legalise the ‘weed’ in the VI - Jamal S. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Well respected local attorney at law Jamal S. Smith raised eyebrows in the High Court when he said the Virgin Islands (VI) has some of the highest grade of cannabis sativa in the world and this is why he is against the importation of the drug while being a proponent of its legalisation.

May 2nd, 2016
Young VIslander aims to promote local businesses & VI culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young Virgin Islander has embarked on an initiative that will see her throwing in her lot towards the territory’s development.

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