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October 31st, 2016
UK had concerns/raised red flag about airport project since 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While there has been a lot written about the Terence B. Lettsome International Airport runway expansion, a project spear-headed by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), new information obtained by our newsroom shows that less than two years after the 2011 general elections the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) raised concerns about the project.

September 20th, 2016
Sr Magistrate Tamia N. Richards blasts former DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noted for being fearless and candid in expressing her views and concerns, Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards used the special sitting of the supreme court to mark the opening of the 2016-17 Law Year of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court today September 20, 2016 to challenge the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ms Kim Hollis QC to lead from the front and also blast the former DPP.

July 1st, 2016
20ft OECS billboard vandalised!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Days before the 2nd OECS Track and Field Championships at the A.O. Shirley Grounds in Road Town, the giant billboard advertising the event at the main entrance of the venue was vandalised.

June 6th, 2016
VI resident concerned that alleged US sex offender given trade licence

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- A resident of Fat Hogs Bay East End, on the main island of Tortola, is concerned that the Immigration and Labour authorities might have reportedly granted a trade licence and work permit to an alleged sex offender from the United States of America.

September 14th, 2015
Anegada residents want Gov’t to hold back NHI

SETTING POINT, Anegada VI – The hot topic of National Health Insurance (NHI) continues to pervade almost every section of the territory and recently some residents of Anegada suggested that Government holds back on implementing the scheme at least for another year.

June 5th, 2015
VIP shares concerns with election observers

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Three members of the Commonwealth Observer Mission here in the Virgin Islands for the June 8, 2015 General Elections met with a large delegation from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on Thursday June 4, 2015 where they were made aware of some of the concerns the VIP has regarding the voting process.

February 5th, 2014
JVD residents bemoan ‘ignored’ concerns

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) are appealing for an urgent fix to one of the main thoroughfares of the island, noting that it has been an eyesore for years and has been continuously neglected.

August 21st, 2013
No legitimate concerns of conflict of interest involving Ministers - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite concerns raised in certain quarters about Ministers of government who hold tangible interest in companies that conduct business with the government, Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith has stated that there are no legitimate concerns surrounding the issue.

May 10th, 2013
VINO apologises for posting image of shooting victim

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An image posted in a story on Virgin Islands News Online on May 9, 2013 on the unfortunate shooting to death of Mr Melbourne Francis has caused some concerns to many in our community, members of his family and many of our readers.



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