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September 4th, 2017
Majority of VI would vote against independence- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many elected members and even some of their supporters continue to sound the trumpet of independence, former long-time president of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has suggested that they are wasting their time since if it was allowed to go to a referendum, the majority of the Virgin Islands would vote against it.

September 4th, 2017
Blogs ‘a good way of hearing what people are saying’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has shot down the notion that he was sent to the Virgin Islands with a “hidden agenda”, contrary to what bloggers on local news sites have been suggesting.

September 3rd, 2017
34 cases of ‘pink eye’ reported on VG

VIRGIN GORDA, Tortola, VI – There are 34 reported cases of conjunctivitis or pink eye infection on the island of Virgin Gorda, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

September 3rd, 2017
SUVs collide on James Water Francis Drive

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI- At least two SUVs sustained frontal damages after becoming involved in an accident on the James Walter Francis Drive, on the main island of Tortola, around 2:30 P.M. today, September 3, 2017.

September 3rd, 2017
Parts of WE out of power after pole collapses

WEST END, Tortola, VI- It didn’t take a storm to hit Tortola for a utility pole to come crashing down at West End today, September 3, 2017.

September 3rd, 2017
Edwin & USVI routed by USA in Americup

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Men’s Basketball team, featuring Deon J. Edwin, were soundly defeated by the United States, 90-62, on Saturday September 2, 2017 and will go on to play Mexico in the 3rd/4th place play off in the FIBA AmeriCup 2017.

September 2nd, 2017
Politics of inclusion

Thomas C. Famous

“Leaders are people, who raise the standards by which they judge themselves and by which they are willing to be judged. The goal chosen, the objective selected, the requirements imposed, are not mainly for their followers alone.”- Haile Selassie.

September 2nd, 2017
Guns for police is a question for CoP- Augustus J. U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During a press conference with media houses on Tuesday August 29, 2017, His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert was questioned about arming the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and the matter of tackling crime in the Virgin Islands.

September 2nd, 2017
Turnbull blasts Gov’t for state of CGB beach

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman and brother of Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull, Michael A. Turnbull, has expressed frustration at the state of the Cane Garden Bay, located in his district, saying government seems to want to see the beach die a natural death.

September 2nd, 2017
USVI men arrested for attempting to extort 13-year-old of jewelry

VI CONSORTIUM

ST CROIX, USVI - Two men in their twenties were arrested on Thursday August 31, 2017 after allegedly attempting to extort a 13-year-old minor of her jewelry, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced Friday September 1, 2017.



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