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March 1st, 2019
This week we feature Young Professional Duane A. Fraites

By M. Gary Eleazar

At just 36 years-old, our Young Professional featured this week is a Virgin Islander who has impressively rose to the rank of Assistant Director of Projects , Projects Unit, Ministry of Finance, currently in a lead role in the rebuilding efforts in the Territory following the devastation of the 2017 Hurricanes.

March 1st, 2019
School children crush Police in marijuana debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The three-member team of the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Training Academy were no match for the St Georges High School trio at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) marijuana debate last evening, Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Road Town Police Station as part of the RVIPF ‘Police Week’ line of activities.

March 1st, 2019
Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park being restored

Road Town, Tortola, VI - City Manager, Ms Janice Braithwaite has said the improvements to the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park have enhanced the beautification efforts of Road Town.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

February 28th, 2019
OTs must unite against UK’s political, economic re-colonization

By Thomas C. Famous

“Every time I hear the crack of the whip my blood runs cold,” Bob Marley.

February 28th, 2019
“I am grateful” – Hon Melvin M. Turnbull on D2 re-election

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Lone winner in the Ronnie W. Skelton led Progressives Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) camp, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch’ says he is grateful for the opportunity to be re-elected to serve the second district for another term and expressed gratitude to his party members for the support during the heated elections season.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Marlon A. Penn to be appointed Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a crushing and devastating defeat from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the February 25, 2019, General Elections, National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Deputy Chairman, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) will become the new Opposition Leader in the new House of Assembly (HoA).

February 28th, 2019
USVI resident indicted for not registering as sex offender

ST. THOMAS, USVI - On February 21, 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St. Thomas, Unites States Virgin Islands (USVI) charging him with failing to register as a sex offender, US Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.

February 28th, 2019
Belongership contravenes Civil & Political Rights - VI Election Observers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Released Yesterday, February 27, 2019, a preliminary report from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR) Election Observation Mission which cited distrust in the Virgin Islands (VI) Electoral System is also pointing out that the VI’s belongership status contravenes civil and political rights.

February 27th, 2019
UPDATE: Ministers of Gov’t selected to lead Ministries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Territory was in equal anticipation just like they were over the 2019 General Elections results to know who will lead the Ministries of the Virgin Islands (VI).

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