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April 18th, 2018
Two USVI men plead guilty to possession of cocaine

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Tommy Ramirez, 29, of the Dominican Republic and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Haiti, plead guilty today April 18, 2018, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

April 18th, 2018
NDP rejected local aviation investor for foreign, $7.2M down the drain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many local and indigenous residents continue to claim that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not treat local residents fairly.

April 17th, 2018
Tales from Tortola Pt 2

Thomas C. Famous

If one were feeling adventurous they would jump into the water on south shore Bermuda, point their compass due south and head out to open sea.

April 17th, 2018
Barbara Bush, former first lady, dies at 92

CNN NEWS

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday, according to a statement from her husband's office. She was 92.

April 17th, 2018
USA & UK lifts travel ban on VI following Hurricanes Irma & Maria

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following two powerful category 5 killer storms Irma and Maria that hit the Virgin Islands (VI) in September of 2017, the United States of America (USA) where some 75 percent of tourists to the British Overseas Territory comes from placed on its Department of State webpage a travel ban on the VI.

April 17th, 2018
Gov't to receive Project Management Support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has said that his Government will be receiving project management support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to execute development projects for the Territory.

April 17th, 2018
Team VI ends Gold Coast 2018 with historic Gold medal & fanfare

GOLD COAST, Australia - As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an end on April 15, 2018, Ephraim Penn, President of the BVI Commonwealth Games Association (BVICGA) commended the athletes for their hard work and dedication despite the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

April 17th, 2018
Still no mail box services on Tortola 7 months later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some seven months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed the Virgin Islands (VI) with its powerful category 5 winds and rain, things are still not back to normal with some government operations and services.

April 17th, 2018
Flowers while he is living; Bill Board congratulates Kyron!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just in case motorists, passengers, visitors or pedestrians have missed it, the skyline in Road Town on the James Walter Frances Drive Dual Carriage-Way adjacent to the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex has a new Bill Board.

April 17th, 2018
Gov Jaspert signs controversial Bill to create alternative Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a heated two days of debate late last month that further placed a wedge in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

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