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October 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Irene Penn-O’Neal, Cordell O’Neal & Zubida O’Neal charged

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police moments ago confirmed that of the nine persons taken into custody as a result of a Police Operation involving the execution of a number of search warrants at various addresses in Tortola yesterday morning October 24, 2014, six were formally charged; four with firearms related offences.

October 25th, 2014
Lions Intl. District Governor conducts audit of VI Clubs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – District Governor of Lions International for the zone 60 B Lion Isaac C. Solomon MJF (Melvin Jones Fellow) visited the Territory earlier this week to conduct an audit of Lions and Leo Clubs here in the Virgin Islands and to ensure that their operations are in line with expectations.

October 25th, 2014
The Edgar Leonard Vision of a better Virgin Islands

By Dickson Igwe

Edgar Leonard is a popular opinion contributor in the Virgin Islands. Leonard is a bright mind. He is an analytical type. His opinion pieces on economics, and how the management of scarce resources can affect the community for better or worse are required reading for all with a stake in the territory.

October 25th, 2014
Hon Julian Fraser RA takes field trips with primary school kids

GUANA ISLAND, VI – “I think this is interesting and I don’t know that these kids know how to appreciate it.” Legislator and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) uttered those words on Thursday afternoon October 23, 2014 while on a science field trip with students of the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School which is located in Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola.

October 25th, 2014
Da 3rd & Knights took game 1 but it’s not over!

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Both Da 3rd and the Knights grabbed the early advantage in the Divisional Championships of the Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League on Friday October 24, 2014, with wins over the Bayside Blazers and Ruff House respectively.

October 25th, 2014
Ebola outbreak: Cases pass 10,000, WHO reports

BBC NEWS

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report.

October 25th, 2014
LIAT Delaying Launch of Haiti Service

Caribbean Journal

Caribbean air carrier LIAT is delaying the launch of its planned new services to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the company announced.

October 25th, 2014
A New $2.3 Billion Caribbean Port Project?

Caribbean Journal

Antigua could soon be home to a $2.3 billion port project.

October 25th, 2014
President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's existence

BBC NEWS

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the country is facing a threat to its existence from jihadists after the military suffered the biggest loss of life in decades in attacks in Sinai.

October 24th, 2014
Major drug bust accused 5 granted bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John has granted bail to Jomo Jack, James John, Leon King, Hugh Erickson and Gerry Freeman in the amount of $1,000 each today October 24, 2014.

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