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June 7th, 2020
Hon Wheatley holding emergency meeting to tackle crime on VG today

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- In response to the spate of crimes on Virgin Gorda of recent, Ninth District Representative and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley will be holding an emergency meeting to discuss “solutions to this threat” at 5:30pm today, Sunday, June 7, 2020.

February 11th, 2020
Sewage stench @ Ivan Dawson Primary School ‘terrible to endure’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents in the vicinity of the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay are calling for Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to intervene into the situation of the ‘unbearable’ stench of sewage in the area.

February 7th, 2020
Absence of Customs & Immigration @ Gun Creek a concern for VG residents

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- A crack in the border management system of the Virgin Islands has been identified at Gun Creek, Virgin Gorda, with expressed concerns that many infractions are taking place there.

February 6th, 2020
Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre to open Feb 20, 2020- Hon Malone

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- There had been many dates set for the opening of the newly built Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda, all of which failed to materialise under the now ousted National Democratic Party (NDP).

January 31st, 2020
SCB resident questions whether VI can make marijuana industry viable

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A resident of the Third Electoral District quizzed residents at a public forum at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, on their knowledge of the marijuana industry and was curious to know if the Virgin Islands has the capacity to make the industry a viable one.

January 31st, 2020
Visitors will be screened at ports of entries for Coronavirus – Hon Carvin Malone

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Visitors to the Virgin Islands will be screened at the air and seaports as local authorities’ attempt to play their part in preventing Coronavirus-carrying persons from spreading the virus in the Territory.

May 31st, 2019
'I am the most qualified in HoA to speak about issues of God- Hon Turnbull

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The four Members of the Opposition of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (HoA) have joined forces with a section of persons of the territory to force the hands of Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to again remove from the Order Paper the 2nd and 3rd readings of the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act, 2019.

October 26th, 2017
'No more fool talk': VG residents blast 9th District Rep @ public meeting

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Attempting to cast blame on Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert for not putting a system in place to prevent price gouging following Hurricane Irma, residents of Virgin Gorda would have none of it and blasted their representative Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal (R9) and the National Democratic Party Government, saying they do not have the political will to put consumer protection legislation in place.

January 18th, 2017
CoP to criminals: 'We know who you are!'

EAST END, Tortola VI – Commissioner of Police (COP) Michael Matthews has warned criminals across the territory to “start looking over their shoulders” as the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) knows who they are and is coming after them.

January 13th, 2017
‘You can’t come into community with heavy hand’- Cromwell Smith to Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A talk show host has suggested that in order for the police to regain the trust and assistance of the community in fighting crime, they should take a “social worker” approach and not go into communities with “a heavy hand.”

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