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April 25th, 2017
Bree Ray dominates 3rd KPMG Tortola Torture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Las Vegas’ Bree Ray shattered the Women’s Division course record and finished 36 minutes ahead of her closest male pursuer to dominate Saturday’s (April 21, 2017) 3rd KPMG Tortola Torture and in the process, became the second person completing the 33.4 miles challenging course in under five hours.

April 24th, 2017
Illegal immigrants repatriated last week; mostly Haitians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was around April 10, 2017 that a number of illegal immigrants were found and detained in the area of Biras Creek on the sister island of Virgin Gorda.

April 24th, 2017
‘Where you born is where you from’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two simple solutions to one big problem currently plaguing the Virgin Islands (UK)- that of expats children born in the territory becoming "stateless" if they do not get a passport from the country of origin of their parents- are a referendum or a change of immigration laws.

April 24th, 2017
Pay your mortgage – Hon Skelton to future SSB home owners

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons who would be selected from over 400 applicants to be owners of the Social Security Board’s “First Time Home Owner” initiative are forewarned that it’s not going to be a free ride as they must pay their mortgage.

April 24th, 2017
UPDATE: Kennedy H. Bass named Senior MVP of Hon Maduro-Caines League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Led by Most Valuable Player (MVP) and veteran basketball player, Kennedy H. Bass, East pulled off a decisive 64-62 win over the Lions on Sunday April 23, 2017 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola to lift the Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines District Six Basketball Championship.

April 23rd, 2017
ESHS Rams are Jr Champions of Hon Maduro-Caines League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- It was basketball at its best in the annual Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines Sixth District Basketball League last night April 22, 2017.

April 23rd, 2017
Limit 2nd & 3rd readings of bills the same day- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who has taken an oath to put the Government’s feet to the fire, to uphold the democratic process and good governance, has made several calls for improvements to the way things are being done in the House of Assembly (HoA).

April 23rd, 2017
Lone gunman robs C&D Supermarket in Hannah’s

HANNAH’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The C&D Supermarket in Hannah’s Estate in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola is the latest business establishment to be robbed.

April 23rd, 2017
Shooting outside USVI nightclub leaves one dead, another injured

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man died shortly after 4:00 AM this morning, while another was being treated for his wounds, after both of them were shot outside the Arian’s Entertainment Center in Subbase, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium this morning, April 23, 2017.

April 22nd, 2017
Double Carifta Silver for Phillip

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, V - Elinah Phillip won two silver medals representing the Virgin Islands at the 32nd Carifta Swimming Championships held in the Bahamas from April 15-19, 2017.



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