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February 20th, 2017
Doctors on strike @ Peebles Hospital over pay!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that some eight to ten doctors have staged a sick-out at the public hospital in Road Town.

February 20th, 2017
UPDATE: Carey inspires Rider University with first half scoring fiesta

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Norville S. Carey notched 20 points as the Rider University Bronc’s stunned Iona, 103-85, on the road on Sunday February 19, 2017.

February 20th, 2017
World boxing champ Pacquiao partners with Caribbean hospital & charity

CARIBBEAN360

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – World Boxing Champion Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines is partnering with a leading Caribbean hospital and charity to bring free cardiac care to children from his homeland.

February 20th, 2017
Adolf Hitler's phone sells for more than $240,000

AL JAZEERA

Adolf Hitler's personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his World War II commands, sold at auction for $243,000, the US house selling it announced.

February 20th, 2017
12th Grade teachers upset over non-payment of gas allowance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The poor decision by the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to hastily implement the 12th Grade Programme in the public high school system without all the facilities in place has created a logistical havoc with the shortage of teachers and the 12th Grade students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) having to be placed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay.

February 20th, 2017
Car destroyed by fire @ Great Mountain

GREAT MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- What seems to be not very unusual in the Virgin Islands, a vehicle was destroyed by fire on Sunday February 19, 2017 in Great Mountain.

February 19th, 2017
“Can’t live off beautiful ladies & beaches”- Radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the heightened talk of a possible World War III, particularly with the controversial policies of US President Donald J. Trump, at least three callers of the 3-D Show on ZBVI 780 AM on Friday February 17, 2017 called on the Government of the Virgin Islands (UK) to do more where food sustainability is concerned.

February 19th, 2017
‘Put speed humps @ Slaney’ – Resident

SLANEY, Tortola, VI- In a call to help persons save their own lives, residents are appealing to the government to quickly install speed humps in the Slaney area on Tortola against the back drop of the frequency of serious accidents there.

February 19th, 2017
2 arrested on St Thomas for unlicensed firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers this week arrested two men on unauthorised gun possession charges, the force’s media specialist, Sakeeda Freeman announced Friday, February 17, 2017. The arrests were a result of ongoing initiatives, she said.

February 18th, 2017
UPDATE: Nathaniel Wheatley dies in accident @ Slaney

SLANEY, Tortola, VI- This news site has been informed that the driver involved in the accident at Slaney, on the main island of Tortola, this evening February 18, 2017 has died.



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