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March 22nd, 2017
USVI Gov’t to release $20 million in tax refunds

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp shared some good news at a press conference on Wednesday March 22, 2017: the release of $20 million in 2015 tax refunds, which is expected in the next few weeks.

March 22nd, 2017
Rescuing ourselves from political treason

Alred C. Frett

When Their Good ‘Ol Days become Our Bad 'Ol Days:

With so many local issues begging to be addressed it becomes frustrating when international matters far beyond our control suck all the Oxygen out of the room… Nonetheless we can no longer block out the World by sticking our Heads in the sand... Whether Friend or Foe, Child or Adult, Local or International; we are not alone - The Shenanigans of Mr Trump will affect us all.

March 22nd, 2017
Softball Season opens with Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With 9 Men’s and 5 Women’s Teams, the 2017 Softball Season kicked off with the opening of the Mrs Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch League at the E. Walwyn Brewley Softball Field on Sunday March 19, 2017.

March 22nd, 2017
Warrish Walwyn wants Hon Fahie investigated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ever antagonistic Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) was his usual self in the House of Assembly on March 21, 2017 as he sought to suggest that former Minister for Education and Culture and now Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) mismanaged public funds.

March 22nd, 2017
UPDATE: Treh Williams found dead in cell @HMP

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- It was sometime after 4:00 PM on March 21, 2017 that inmate Treh Williams was found unconscious in his cell at the state-owned penitentiary at Balsam Ghut on the main island of Tortola.

March 21st, 2017
Pickup truck & motor scooter collide @ Port Purcell

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- A motor scooter ended up under a pickup truck in front of Radio Doctor in Port Purcell this afternoon, March 21, 2017.

March 21st, 2017
C. Michael Thomas reappointed as TRC Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today March 21, 2017 at the continuation of the 5th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly, Members voted unanimously for Sea Cows Bay businessman C. Michael Thomas to serve another two and a half years as the Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Board of Directors.

March 21st, 2017
More $$$ for hospital employees; Doctors strike influence decision!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), which manages all public health facilities in the British Overseas Territory, has agreed to increase salaries for all categories of its workers, according to a memorandum dated March 17, 2017 obtained by our newsroom.

March 21st, 2017
History made! First time reserved power ever used- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was last week Thursday March 16, 2017 that history was made in the Virgin Islands as never before in the political history of the British Overseas Territory of some 40 thousand residents that a governor did what His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE did.

March 21st, 2017
Sinclair fires Cavaliers to victory over RTW

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI – As the FLOW SUPERFAST LTE 20/20 Cricket Tournament continued at Greenland on Sunday March 19, 2017, the Cavaliers became the only unbeaten team across both leagues as they beat RTW, by 69 runs to cement top spot in the Premier division.



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