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October 21st, 2019
‘If you give me $1M I can fix’ CGB beach issue – John I. Cline

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Claiming to have no knowledge of what is being done to fix the issue of the Cane Garden Bay Beach being contaminated, especially due to sewerage overflows and after heavy downpours, outspoken citizen and clergyman John I. Cline aka ‘Bishop’ has challenged government to give him $1M to have the issue permanently resolved.

October 21st, 2019
NDP's 'failure to answer questions put me in power'- Hon Fahie tells HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in statements delivered to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, has reaffirmed that he welcomes questions from the Opposition, which according to him leads to more transparency.

October 21st, 2019
Man questions reduced quantity of drugs during trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During his trial for a drug-related offence, Dillon Findlay appeared disappointed that the quantity of drugs he was held with was less than what was presented in evidence against him.

October 20th, 2019
USVI/BVI 2019: 'The time is now'- Premier Fahie

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Virgin Islands (VI) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) celebrated the 46th annual USVI/BVI Friendship Day, starting at the Crown Bay Centre and ending at the Mark C. Marin Centre on St Thomas, USVI, on Saturday October 19, 2019.

October 20th, 2019
‘67% of eligible officers have received 2016 increment’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than half of the 2,163 eligible officers have received their 2016 increment payments and all payments for 2016 should be completed by the end of November 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has stated.

October 20th, 2019
Ceres 10K Series: Struiken wins battle with Riley; Breaks course record

LONG BAY, Beef Island, VI- Top road racers Clifton Struiken and Neil Riley clashed for the first time this year when the Ceres 10K Series made its stop at Long Bay, Beef Island, on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

October 19th, 2019
Time to decriminalise marijuana in the VI - Karl M. Scatliffe

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former President of the BVI Taxi Association and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Fourth District Candidate in the 2019 General Elections, Mr Karl M. Scatliffe, says it is time the territory follow international trends and decriminalise marijuana, however, there must be restrictions in place to prevent drug abuse from vulnerable groups.

October 19th, 2019
'Fungi never tasted so good!' as BVI Food Fete 2019 launches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When you sample a bite-size piece of red snapper on top of a matching piece of fungi, topped with shredded mango chutney and the flavours saturate your mouth, all you can say to yourself is "Fungi and fish never tasted so good!"

October 19th, 2019
HM Prisoner charge with Assault, Escaping Lawful Custody

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested and charged Kyle Baronville, a Prisoner at Her Majesty’s Prison for 3 counts of Assault of a Prison Officer and Assault on a Police Officer.

October 19th, 2019
Study: Hurricanes Irma & Maria resulted in hundreds of deaths

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI- A new study published by the American Journal of Public Health has drastically increased the death toll resulting from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the territory as reported by the United States Virgin Islands Government, which, as of today, still stands at 5.

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