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July 18th, 2017
2 taken to hospital following collision @ traffic lights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two persons have reportedly been taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a pickup truck at the traffic lights near to Red Cross Headquarters on Station Road in the capital city, Road Town, this evening, July 18, 2017.

July 18th, 2017
NDP Gov’t embarrassed; Mum on BVI Airways’ latest bombshell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The six year old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration has invested millions in public relations from the days of Glover Parks, the Washington DC firm who tried to sell ‘ice to an Eskimo’ when the NDP was in office in 2003-2007, while some Ministers have snubbed the Government Information Services (GIS) and hired their own private public relations firms.

July 18th, 2017
‘We have shelves & shelves of lovely plans'- Chief Planner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaking at a town hall meeting on Wednesday July 12, 2017, on the ‘EnVIsion 2040’ project, Mr Gregory W. Adams, Chief Planner of the Town and Country Planning disclosed that his department inspects building plans in a ‘microscopic’ way because his team does not have a ‘strong basis’ on which they determine if a proposed development is appropriate for a particular area in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 18th, 2017
BVI Airways lays off staff; Casts blame on NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The war is waging publicly between the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and BVI Airways; a defunct airline that Government provided $7.2M of tax payers money in exchange for direct flights to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island from Miami International Airport in the United States of America.

July 18th, 2017
Vehicular accident holds up traffic in Purcell Estate

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- At about 1:20 P.M. today, July 18, 2017 two vehicles collided in the Purcell Estate area of Tortola.

July 18th, 2017
City Manager awaits legislation to resolve parking issues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The management of the city of Road Town says it is aggressively moving ahead with plans to address the sore issue of parking throughout Tortola.

July 18th, 2017
The VI has become ‘desensitised’ to violence- Frank Mahoney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “For me I ask this question, where is this crime coming from? You have to look at the history. The Virgin Islands (VI) was an agrarian community and everybody knew each other as one village. Then came tourism and finance and the colony shifted from agrarian to service and we had a lot of migration coming into the community and that village dynamic disappeared.”

July 18th, 2017
That’s Ya Problem & Power Outage close in on softball titles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Both the Men’s and Women’s Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch Softball Championships could be decided on Friday July 21, 2017 with That’s Ya Problem and Power Outage just one win from series victories.

July 17th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet on August 1, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While communication from the House of Assembly (HoA) and the Dr Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration are most often not forthcoming, many persons thought that the HoA was prorogued for the June-July-August recess.

July 17th, 2017
'Masa' alleges he 'blindly' posted explicit video on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Alston Butler’s testimony gave contradicting evidence against Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton, who claimed he did not know the video he posted on his Facebook page had strong sexual content.





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