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March 11th, 2019
Prospect Reef abandoned, a symbol of NDP failure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in July 2017, that former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith, at a press conference, announced an agreement to re-developed Prospect Reef Resort.

March 6th, 2019
Fmr OECS, ECSC Judge dies in Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Lordship, Justice Albert Redhead passed away on Monday March 4, 2019 at the Mount St John’s Medical Centre, in Antigua and Barbuda.

March 5th, 2019
Employers must notify NHI when terminating staff

Road Town, Tortola, VI – The National Health Insurance of the Virgin Islands (NHI) is advising all employers to notify NHI of the termination of an employee within seven (7) days.

March 5th, 2019
POST ELECTION – Refresher history & a new way forward

By Alfred C. Frett

So many things you already know but hesitate to say: All I am about to say is common knowledge and my words simply serve to refresh your memory.

March 1st, 2019
This week we feature Young Professional Duane A. Fraites

By M. Gary Eleazar

At just 36 years-old, our Young Professional featured this week is a Virgin Islander who has impressively rose to the rank of Assistant Director of Projects , Projects Unit, Ministry of Finance, currently in a lead role in the rebuilding efforts in the Territory following the devastation of the 2017 Hurricanes.

February 14th, 2019
Pastor Skelton-Cline takes leave after NLBC distances itself from him!

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - In an unprecedented move, the Board of Trustees of the New Life Baptiste Church (NLBC) in Duffs Bottom on the main Island of Tortola has publicly embarrassed their assistant/associate, Pastor Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

February 5th, 2019
Nagico supports local author; Donates books to HLSCC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In what was a two-fold gesture, Nagico Insurances donated a dozen of the recently launched book titled, “Nursing In The Virgin Islands: A Historical Perspective (1920-2017)” to the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

January 23rd, 2019
US Citizen pleads guilty to ganja possession in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men, including a citizen of the United States of America, were this past week arraigned in the Virgin Islands (VI) for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

January 22nd, 2019
VIP Candidates pledge to not take allowance; will instead invest in people

Editor’s note: We have since received a call from Mr Vincent O. Wheatley who said he misspoke and was referring to the district allocation and not allowance.

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Candidates of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) have all agreed to take their government allowances to put towards empowering the people of the Territory, through training and other means, in order for them to be equipped to take on the jobs of the future.

January 22nd, 2019
Walywn sees opportunity with Economic Substance Requirement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), believes there are positive spin offs for the growth of the Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) in the long term, to be had from the European Union (EU) mandated, ‘Economic Substance Requirement.’

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