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January 22nd, 2014
RVIPF needs to be more vigilant – Fisherman

BEEF ISLAND, VI – “These so called Police Officers need to do their jobs in earnest, they are not doing it, they very well know where to find those illegal big bikes, They know… I know that they know,” this was the emotional plea of a Fisherman who said he was not far off fishing when Malik J. Aaron met his demise on January 19, 2014.

January 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Malik allegedly lost control of motor cycle

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The second road fatality to have hit the Virgin Islands in less than a month, allegedly resulted in the death of yet another young man riding a motor cycle without following the road safety rule of wearing a helmet.

November 17th, 2013
Spencer & Potgeiter win Semi Steel

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Out in front from the start in Well Bay to the finish by the old road across from the airport, both Anthony Spencer and Julianne Potgeiter recorded comfortable wins in the BVI Triathlon Federation's Inaugural Semi Steel event on Saturday November 16, 2013.

November 14th, 2013
Semi Steel set for Saturday Nov. 16!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Triathlon Federation, in an attempt to encourage more participation and also provide an opportunity for more seasoned athletes to have a warm up before the annual Steelman event will be holding a Semi Steel, mini Triathlon, this weekend on Beef Island.

November 2nd, 2013
Six escape injury in Beef Island boat incident

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Post time - 10:20AM Six persons reportedly escaped injuries when their boat ran aground at a reef near the Beef Island bridge last evening, November 1, 2013.

July 1st, 2013
Man stabbed at Fisherman’s Day celebration

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Virgin Islands News Online has been reliably informed that one person was rushed to Peebles Hospital after being stabbed at Long Bay Beach shortly after 8 P.M. June 1, 2013.

December 29th, 2012
UPDATE: Caribbean flavour adds zest to Cyber Cafe Full Moon party

Trellis Bay, BEEF ISLAND, VI - It was a night of pure Caribbean flavour with cultural performances by the Mocko Jumbies, live fungi music by the Razor Bladez Band and the One-Man musical performance of Cave last evening, December 29, 2012 at the Cyber Café Full Moon party in Trellis Bay.

December 20th, 2012
Long Bay Beach, Beef Island Undergo Major Enhancement Initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering, Eight District Representative Hon. Marlon Penn and the BVI Tourist Board join forces to enhance Long Bay Beach on Beef Island.

October 28th, 2012
UPDATE: Police release names of 5 persons charged in recent drug busts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have now revealed that charges have been laid against the captain and crew of the two vessels intercepted on Thursday October 25, 2012 when officers of the Special Investigations Unit and the Marine Branch led an operation that resulted in the seizure of more than 560kg of marijuana and 6kg of cocaine.

August 25th, 2012
Jamaican national facing rape charges; on $70,000 bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an indictable matter brought before the Magistrate's Court on August 22, 2012, Jamaican national and resident of the Virgin Islands, Anthony Alexander, who is currently facing rape charges brought against him by the Crown, was placed on $70,000 bail with a $10,000 cash component and two sureties.

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