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February 18th, 2017
Violence against Bermudians

Thomas C. Famous

“What transpired in Bermuda last Friday was disheartening to see and unacceptable. Let me be very clear, I don’t condone the violence that occurred against our citizens and was deeply troubled by what occurred.” – Premier Michael H. Dunkley December 4, 2016.

February 18th, 2017
‘Hatchet man’ needed to downsize civil service, spending- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talk show host Doug Wheatley has suggested the employment of a ‘hatchet man’ as a possible solution to keeping a balance on the revenue and expenses of the Government of the Virgin Islands.

February 18th, 2017
Edwin leads Kent State to victory over Akron

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander Deon J. Edwin and the Kent State University men's basketball team (15-12, 7-7 MAC) snapped Akron's (22-5, 12-2 MAC) 30 game home winning streak, taking round one of the Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge, 70-67, on Friday February 17, 2017.

February 18th, 2017
Repeat cruise visitors disappointed to see ‘tent city’ gone!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL) land side development celebrated one year on Tuesday February 14, 2017 and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said the investment was “worth it” and that Government wants to make sure “guests enjoy” it.

February 18th, 2017
The Church of Compromise

Dickson Igwe

The Modern Christian Church is suffering the severe trauma of having to accept the “vices” of a new western culture of liberality and tolerance.

February 17th, 2017
Pilot's vehicle doused with oil, tires slashed in CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- After having dinner at a restaurant in Cane Garden Bay on February 16, 2017, the evening for a pilot living and working in the territory, Mr Seth Willis, would unfortunately be ruined when he returned to his vehicle only to discover it was vandalised, including two of his tires slashed.

February 17th, 2017
Did police use excessive force to arrest motor scooter riders?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A video circulating on social media has raised the debate whether police used excessive force in reportedly arresting some motor scooter riders on Fishlock Road in Road Town today, February 17, 2017.

February 17th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Shavique T. Barzey

Guns, criminals, K-9, doesn’t sound like any leisurely walk in the park right? You guessed right, it isn’t, but this is exactly what the long-time dream of our pick for this week’s Young Professional feature is all about.

February 17th, 2017
Premier Smith fires back @ Gov Duncan

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The call to have deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) be done as an open forum has been put to the government on numerous occasions in a bid to promote transparency of the people's business; however, this continues to be unheeded.

February 17th, 2017
Two shot, one dead in St Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A shooting incident just before 11:00 PM on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, February 16, 2017 left one man dead and the other wounded, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Police Commissioner Delroy Richards has confirmed to The Consortium.



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