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January 14th, 2018
Counselling can be beneficial to everyone, says Dr Cindy M. George

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the wake of the two monster hurricanes that rocked the Virgin Islands in September 2017, the general consensus is that people have changed, some for the better and some for the worse. Recently on the radio talk show, Honestly Speaking, hosted by Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline and aired on Tuesday January 9, 2018, professional therapists Dr June M. Samuel and Dr Cindy M. George explained why.

January 14th, 2018
VG residents demanding a say in rebuilding of BFEC

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With corporate entities in the territory committing to donating some $1.54M towards the rebuilding of Bregado Flax Education Centre on the sister island of Virgin Gorda, residents there are demanding a say in the process.

January 14th, 2018
Windies U-19s lose opener despite Simmons & Melius fifties

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand — Openers Keagan A. Simmons and Kimani Melius carved out contrasting half-centuries, but reigning champions West Indies Under-19s suffered a disappointing start to their title defence when they went down to hosts New Zealand Under-19s by eight wickets yesterday, January 13, 2018.

January 13th, 2018
British military ship RFA Mounts Bay returns to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- No! It’s not a take over of the Virgin Islands (VI) by the British, an idea many critics of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have been advocating for months.

January 13th, 2018
Probe not concluded into police killing of prisoner Hernandez

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents, police officers and family members of Santo Y. Hernandez still await the probe into his fatal shooting by police on December 6, 2017 in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

January 13th, 2018
‘Stop the lie’ - vendor to TPP management

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Controversy erupted following the announcement on December 15, 2017 by the management of Tortola Pier Park (TPP) that children under the age of 17 years were no longer allowed in the Park without the supervision of an adult 21 years or older.

January 13th, 2018
‘The real deal’ Evander Holyfield visits VI

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has entertained many famous people over the years and while it is not a Territory that is star struck but prefers to respect the privacy of its visitors, from time to time Virgin Islands News Online tends to highlight the visit of certain personalities, such as the Obamas in January of 2017 and NBA legend Michael J. Jordan way back in December of 2011.

January 13th, 2018
Irma & creative destruction

Dickson Igwe

The following story highlights the centrality of economics in disaster recovery, post Hurricane Irma, for the Virgin Islands. Hurricanes Irma and Maria, add major floods, devastated the Virgin Islands in September 2017. The country is under threat of a long economic recession owing to the September disasters. The correct and appropriate application of economics- scarce resource management- holds the answers to a short recession and full recovery.

January 13th, 2018
Vehicles topple in separate accidents

GREAT MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Two vehicles ended up on their sides following separate accidents on the Virgin Islands main island of Tortola.

January 12th, 2018
Scorpions batsmen lack sting as Hurricanes huff & puff on day one

KINGSTON, Jamaica, WI - Jamaica Scorpions' batsmen were again found wanting as Leeward Islands Hurricanes dismissed the hosts for 197 in the first innings of the ninth-round regional four-day game at Sabina Park.

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