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April 24th, 2015
Premier Smith acknowledges human trafficking concerns for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has dismissed concerns raised by the United States Government in their recently released International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, saying the Government is working along with the US authorities on the issues identified.

April 24th, 2015
UPDATE: Smith’s gunshot injuries not life-threatening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Shot businessman Terry D. Smith aka ‘Big Sh*t’ should be counting his lucky stars as his injuries are reportedly not life threatening, a source at Peebles Hospital informed this news site today April 24, 2015.

April 24th, 2015
Jamaica plants first legal marijuana plant

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

Jamaica has planted its first-ever legal marijuana plant.

April 24th, 2015
U.S Embassy slams Guyana Health Minister’s “distasteful” and “downright irresponsible” comments against female activist

NEWS SOURCE

GEORGETOWN, Guyana- Guyana’s Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsarran continues to come under fire for his verbal assault on women’s rights activist Sherlina Nageer and now the U.S Embassy in Georgetown has described the comments as “distasteful” and as a threat of “sexual violence”.

April 24th, 2015
Child star of US show Everybody Loves Raymond kills himself

BBC NEWS

Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, has killed himself.

April 24th, 2015
Italy investigators say Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

BBC NEWS

Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.

April 24th, 2015
Barge collides with charter boat @VG

ST THOMAS BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A charter boat from St Thomas sustained a major rip to its hull, among other damages, when it was hit by a barge in St Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda yesterday April 23, 2015.

April 24th, 2015
VIP Congress to meet May 6, 2015 to confirm district candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Gearing up after announcing the expectation of a snap election anticipated in July of this year, the main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will convene a special meeting of its governing body to ratify its nine district candidates to contest the Virgin Islands general elections.

April 24th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Trevor L. Walters

By Cathy O. O. Richards

Many are the great men and women on earth, some dead and many still alive, whom youth and others in today's society would choose as their 'hero' at a click of a finger.

April 24th, 2015
‘NDP's malicious treatment of Biwater cause of water woes'– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes the National Democratic Party is caught up in its usual web of misinformation with a view to clouding the memories of persons with regard to the Biwater affair and that their malicious treatment towards Biwater is only causing the people to continue to suffer water woes.

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