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July 16th, 2019
Premier Fahie: ‘We cannot be wrong & strong’

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) takes to the public for consultations on key policy issues, the premier assured that the views taken from the public are taken into consideration on the way forward.

July 16th, 2019
BVI defeated by DR @ ‘Battle of the Fittest’ Basketball in St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI- In their toughest battle to date, BVI Bayside Blazers lost to Dominican Republic at the 6th annual ‘Battle of the Fittest’ Basketball Tournament in Philipsburg, St Maarten on July 15, 2019.

July 16th, 2019
Vincy man who knifed Jamaican wife to death jailed for 6 ½ years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- St Vincent national Lennox F. Da Silva aka ‘Ocho’, who knifed his Jamaican wife, Sherika Nelson- Da Silva, to death at their apartment in Greenland, Tortola, on June 10, 2017 was on July 12, 2019 sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison.

July 15th, 2019
73 Public officers to develop better service skills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seventy-three (73) public officers from across the Public Service recently participated in an interactive information sharing and profiling sessions designed to assist in formally documenting information about their skills.

July 15th, 2019
'There is actually a draft bill on the legalisation of marijuana' – Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- The medicinal value in marijuana cannot be ignored any further, said Virgin Islands’ Agriculture Minister Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) as he told HempFest 2019 that his government is picking up where the previous government left off in the journey to legalising the plant and very soon the community will be consulted to flesh out a National Democratic Party (NDP) drafted bill currently being reviewed.

July 15th, 2019
UPDATE: BVI Bayside Blazers crush Aruba in opener in St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI- The BVI Bayside Blazers began their title defence at the 6th annual ‘Battle of the Fittest’ Basketball Tournament in Philipsburg, St Maarten in convincing fashion.

July 15th, 2019
USVI senator to return donation from Co. of accused child molester

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator Alicia V. Barnes said on Monday, July 15, 2019 she would return $1,000 donated to her campaign in 2018 by a company that accused child molester Jeffery E. Epstein owns.

July 15th, 2019
Callique A. Collins charged for attempted murder in stabbing incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resident of Greenland, on the east end of Tortola, has been charged for attempted murder following a stabbing incident on Tuesday July 9, 2019 in Fat Hog’s Bay, Tortola.

July 15th, 2019
Irma’s ‘price hiking’ covered in Consumer Protection Bill – Premier Fahie

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on July 11, 2019 that the proposed Consumer Protection Act did not cover ‘price gouging’, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has moved to point out that while the legislation is indeed missing that term, it instead uses the term ‘price hiking’ in the bid to protect consumers from the practice.

July 15th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr is acting Governor until July 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr David D. Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

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