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July 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: ‘My parents weren’t trapped!’ - Reginald Hodge

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Being very upbeat that his parents are alive, well and unhurt having withstood the ordeal of losing their home to a mid-day fire yesterday July 2, 2014, son of Mr and Mrs Hodge, Reginald Hodge said that his parents were not trapped at the time the fire broke out.

April 27th, 2014
Vehicle runs overboard

WEST END, Tortola, VI – A sport utility vehicle today April 27, 2014 ran overboard in West End after the driver apparently lost control of it.

March 31st, 2014
West End & VG ports dev. not on front burner – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Continuous calls have been made to the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and the BVI Port Authority (BVIPA) to have the many challenges at ports across the Territory addressed yet there has been no redress and Managing Director of the BVIPA Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline said that two major Ports – the West End port on Tortola and Virgin Gorda – are not on the front burner.

October 1st, 2013
Guyanese accused of failing to declare $13k

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Guyanese national Colin Sinclair, 51, was granted $60,000 bail signed with one surety when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards on September 27, 2013 to answer to the charge of failing to declare monies over the sum of $10,000 to Her Majesty’s Customs (HMC).

January 4th, 2013
UPDATE: Family seeks closure in West End accident death

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Accident victim Bernardino Richardson, 51, of the Dominican Republic is expected to be laid to rest next Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Richardson died in a horrific smash-up on December 11, 2012 at West End.

October 8th, 2012
Two arrests made in Anegada stabbing incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Two men have been charged in relation to a stabbing incident of a Dominican Republic national residing on Anegada.

September 4th, 2012
“I have to check my eyes” said Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the sixty-plus questions thrown out to Honourable Ministers, yesterday September 3, 2012 at the first sitting of the second session of the second House of Assembly, one caused the first district representative, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie to respond by saying “I have to check my eyes… I will check my eyes and return to this Honourable House.”

August 24th, 2012
"I think we were fortunate to experience the storm without much damage" - Hon. Vanterpool.

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Now that tropical storm Isaac has come, seen and did not conquer, persons around the island are grateful that much damage has not been caused to the infrastructure in place. None may be more grateful however, than residents of West End, in the south western area of Tortola.

April 17th, 2012
Drug & gun seizure: Four offered bail!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The four men charged with gun and cannabis possession were granted bail this afternoon, April 17, 2012 when they made their first court appearance in the Magistrate’s Court.

July 9th, 2010
This Week We Feature - Young Professional – Captain Piers Helm

26-year-old Virgin Islander Piers Helm is quite the adventurer.

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