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August 13th, 2018
VI strikes ‘Gold’ again: McMaster dominates 400m hurdles @ 2018 NACAC in Canada

TORONTO, Canada - Virgin Islands (VI) ‘Golden Boy’ Kyron A. McMaster, continues to dominate the athletic track, this time copping ‘Gold’ at the just concluded North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) Athletics Senior Championships, which was ran from August 10, 2018 to 12, 2018, in Toronto, Canada.

August 12th, 2018
Yadali Thomas Santos is Miss World BVI 2018!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The race for the coveted Miss World BVI Crown, came to an end on the evening of Saturday, August 11, 2018, when Yadali Thomas Santos, sashayed off the stage, as the 2018 Queen.

August 12th, 2018
Dr Smith Gov’t warned of need for Plan-B in upcoming ‘UK fight’

NEW YORK, NY, USA – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is being called on to urgently prepare contingency plans, in wake of the impending deadline for the implementation of ‘public registers’—a United Kingdom (UK) decision, that is believed, will have a crippling effect on the Territory’s Financial Services sector.

August 11th, 2018
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that the man gunned down on the streets of Purcell, next to the Onemart new blue building, has been identified as local resident, Jerry Casto-Felix, who is 25 years of age.

August 11th, 2018
‘Family triangle’ uncovered in foiled ‘Chalwell Yard’ robbery; Sister now in jail

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Our news desk can confirm—after investigations—that the attempted robbery that took place last Saturday, August 4, 2018, in the area of 'Chalwell Yard' on the eastern end of Tortola, had ‘family connection.’

August 11th, 2018
3 new HIV+ cases reported in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are encouraged to continue to get tested for HIV/AIDS, as three new cases have been reported in the first six months of 2018.

August 10th, 2018
Virgin Gorda Gov’t Complex was not insured—Premier Smith

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Government has received $11.4M, in insurance claims for damages to the Central Administrative Complex in Road Town, Tortola, the administration’s complex on the sister island of Virgin Gorda however, is not insured, as such no claims could be submitted.

August 9th, 2018
‘No money to attend conferences’- Stephanie P. Benn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Registrar General, Mrs Stephanie P. Benn, has complained that there is no money to attend important conferences such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), where they also deal with travel documents.

August 9th, 2018
VI Attorney secures ‘tallest residential NY tower’ in $530M Property Deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Collas Crill’s, Virgin Islands’ (VI) commercial team, has successfully provided legal advice to ‘Extell Development,’ on a $530 million loan package, to facilitate the purchase of Brooklyn Point—the firm's first development in Brooklyn, New York (NY), and currently the tallest residential tower under construction in the borough.

August 9th, 2018
Dr Turnbull slams VI Leaders, those facilitating ‘corruption’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VI) Heritage Month Committee, Reverend Dr Melvin A. Turnbull, has lashed out at ‘those’ that facilitate ‘corruption’ in the Territory saying, “…be careful who you take money from, and for what, it might just be your enslavement.”



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