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January 16th, 2017
UPDATE: Canadian Wilson F. Reading, 18, victim in Bubbly Pool tragedy

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- Our newsroom is able to confirm that the young man who was reportedly crushed to death after a boulder fell on his head yesterday January 15, 2017 in the area of the popular Bubbly Pool on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke has been identified.

December 18th, 2016
UPDATE: Nothing suspicious surrounding body found- Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed our first and accurate story that a body was found in a Crabbe Lot home on December 16, 2016.

September 24th, 2016
Leisure, life & death

Dickson Igwe

This Old Boy has been thinking deeply of recent. He has been grappling with the meaning of this thing called life. What is the point of it all? We are here today and gone tomorrow. Yet, here we are living like we will exist forever. It is like we have all been conned into a robotic way of life driven by materialism.

November 30th, 2015
UPDATE: France national drowns on Jack Bay Beach on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Word reaching our news room is that the French National who died on Anegada yesterday November 29, 2015 allegedly drowned. The 56 year old male was part of a contingent of vacationers on a yacht in the Jack Bay Beach area on Anegada.

March 22nd, 2015
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

BBC NEWS

Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91.

March 19th, 2015
8-year old dies from tumor complications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An eight year old boy succumbed to an illness yesterday March 18, 2015 plunging a family into grief.

February 16th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm death of Anthony Martinez @ The Baths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police today February 16, 2015 confirmed the death of 66 year old Anthony Martinez of New Jersey, United States, who died yesterday February 15, 2015 while touring The Baths, on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda. This story was firstly and accurately reported by this news site yesterday.

April 7th, 2014
‘Specialty hospital may have saved Popo’s life’ - Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident is of the belief that Mr Augustin Popo’s death could have been avoided with the presence of a long awaited specialty hospital on the sister island of Virgin Gorda.

April 4th, 2014
Prominent Attorney Dr. J. S. Archibald QC has died

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom overnight is that prominent Attorney Joseph S. Archibald, QC who founded the law firm of J. S. Archibald and Co. passed away last night at his home in McNamara, located in Road Town, on the Main Island of Tortola.

April 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: Popo family battles for compensation

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Missing the opportunity by a few minutes to speak with the boss of 52 year old Augustin Popo, a national of St Lucia, who died of injuries sustained while on the job on March 12, 2014 at Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands News Online was told by his family that they are now left to sort out compensation for the daily bread of the deceased’s wife and children.

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