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May 18th, 2019
'We are in a constitutional crisis' – Hon Maduro-Caines on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The current impasse surrounding the District 4 saga that has stricken the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), can ultimately lead to the United Kingdom (UK) stepping in and taking over according to Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) who further noted that the country is in a 'constitutional crisis' due to the issue.

May 18th, 2019
Car narrowly lands on restaurant roof @ Windy Hill

WINDY HILL, Tortola, VI – A lone vehicle was today May 18, 2019, involved in an accident in the Windy Hill area of Tortola, which led to the car narrowly landing on the roof of a nearby building.

May 18th, 2019
Motorcyclist seriously injured in accident near Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A motorcyclist was taken to Peebles Hospital with serious injuries following an accident on Waterfront Drive in Road Town, Tortola, late last night, May 17, 2019.

May 18th, 2019
Cruise Lines commit to 1000 Jobs Initiative - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the launch postponement of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has assured that the programme is still on track and revealed that several major companies are already lined up for the government partnership.

May 18th, 2019
The Road to El Dorado

By Dickson C. Igwe

For the effective policymaker pursuing a Virgin Islands national vision, both current economic ideas—austerity and stimulus—offer a route to the land of Milk and Honey.

May 17th, 2019
Another rider injured in motor scooter accident

MANUEL REEF, Tortola, VI- An accident involving a motor scooter at Manuel Reef, on the main island of Tortola, this evening, May 17, 2019 has resulted in injuries to the rider.

May 17th, 2019
2nd & 3rd readings of Immigration & Passport (Amendment) Act ‘deleted’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Second and Third Readings for the Bill entitled Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act has been pulled from the Order Paper at the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands today, May 17, 2019.

May 17th, 2019
US$193K contract awarded for rebuilding of A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds perimeter wall

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- AC Construction Limited, owned by Mr. Arthur Corion, was awarded a contract of US$193,368.60 to rebuild the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds perimeter wall.

May 17th, 2019
Banco Popular to open on VG in August 2019- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have access to much needed banking facilities by August of 2019, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly today, May 17, 2019.

May 17th, 2019
UPDATE: Missing boy found

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 12-year-old boy who was reported missing by police on May 17, 2019 has been found.

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