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April 7th, 2019
RVIPF wants 15 new recruits for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking 15 young, indigenous men and women to join its ranks in 2019.

April 7th, 2019
VIP inherits $300K festival debt from NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the 2019 Emancipation Festival, residents are being told that the 65th anniversary festivities will now be scaled down significantly due to financial constraints.

April 6th, 2019
West End Ferry Dock: Critical for Virgin Islands economic growth

By Dickson C. Igwe

In terms of value for money, investment in the West End Ferry Dock, is the most critical tourism and seaport investment the Virgin Islands can make, this early April 2019, and beyond.

April 6th, 2019
UVI launches first film festival

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Department of Communication, Art, Theatre and Music will host its inaugural weekend-long Caribbean Film and Artistic Cinematic Festival from Today Saturday, April 6, 2019, to Sunday, April 7 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The cultural festival will bring students and community together to celebrate some of the best in Caribbean film.

April 6th, 2019
“Mark trying to distract us” - Picko Moff on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a possible Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government led audit into the $85 million-plus Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP)—which saw cost overruns of at least $40 million—social commentator and radio host, Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' is of the view that former Minister for Communications and Works, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool is now using the D4 saga as a distraction from the real issues.

April 6th, 2019
No money issues in VI – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), says that with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in government and budget estimates in place, the main objective now is to make sure that all the various parts of the Virgin Islands (VI) financial services sector is working together as a unit so that they can overcome challenges.

April 6th, 2019
Fires banned as dry weather takes toll in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Fire Service this week, advised the general public that a ‘burn ban’ is currently in effect throughout the territory.

April 5th, 2019
T&T criminals are posting fake ads on social media

TRINIDAD EXPRESS

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - THIEVES are posting fake advertisements on social media and police are warning citizens not to fall victim to them.

April 5th, 2019
US investigates seizure risk with e-cigarettes

ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON, USA - U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices.

April 5th, 2019
Autism Centre, Rainbow Children’s Home gets new playground

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – United BVI, a nonprofit foundation based in the Virgin Islands (VI), have taken up the mantle to donate a new playground to the Autism Centre and the Rainbow Children’s Home.

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