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October 14th, 2019
Rihanna turned down Super Bowl because of Colin Kaepernick


Justin Timberlake performed during the Super Bowl LII halftime show, but only after Rihanna turned down the NFL’s offer. It was widely rumored that Rihanna rebuffed the NFL as a show of solidarity to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

October 14th, 2019
UK PM sets out ambitious plans in Queen's Speech


Boris Johnson's government has set out "ambitious" policies on crime, health, the environment and Brexit in a Queen's Speech that opposition parties have dismissed as an "election manifesto".

October 14th, 2019
Cease or face 'disciplinary action'- BVITB tells 'Cindy' to stop embarrassing VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The ongoing rants and sensational online commentary of resident and BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) employee, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' has finally caught the attention of the Board who accused her of trying to embarrass not only the office but the territory, along with Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

October 14th, 2019
VI looking to tap into African business market - Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says the Virgin Islands (VI), as part of diversifying its business services and sectors, will be looking to tap into the African business market, starting with South Africa as a new prospect.

October 14th, 2019
VI hearts broken by Bonaire in return leg of CONCACAF Nations League

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis- Leading 3-1 in the 87th minute, the Virgin Islands seemed set to record their first win in the 2019/20 CONCACAF Nations League; however, three late goals by Bonaire snatched victory from the jaws of defeat at Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St Kitts and Nevis on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

October 14th, 2019
US Supreme Court to decide whether to allow US territories to govern themselves


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Revised Organic Act of 1954 gave US Virgin Islands residents the right to choose their own government. A similar law was passed for Puerto Rico in 1947 by the US Congress giving the people of the commonwealth the right to elect their own governor, among other leaders.

October 14th, 2019
Nona Vanterpool-Bonelli Out! Shaina M. Smith In! as BVICCHA Chair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electrical engineer, politician and businesswoman Shaina M. Smith has assumed the position of the Interim Chairperson of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), following the resignation of elected Chairperson, Nona Vanterpool-Bonelli.

October 14th, 2019
'There's a high use of drugs' in VI - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Without providing any solid statistics or research to back his claims, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has declared that drug use amongst men and youths in the Virgin Islands is now at a staggering high.

October 14th, 2019
'Drunk' skipper reportedly caused man to be chopped by propeller on party boat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Thirty-three-year old boat captain Rajir Pickering is being accused of failing to await the all-clear signal before starting the engine of a boat on which a resident of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) came into contact with the propeller.

October 13th, 2019
Steady water supply finally returns to Carrot Bay

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents and businesses in Carrot Bay and the surrounding communities can once again enjoy a steady supply of potable water with the completion of restoration works on the reservoir that services that area.


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