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September 2nd, 2017
Turnbull blasts Gov’t for state of CGB beach

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman and brother of Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull, Michael A. Turnbull, has expressed frustration at the state of the Cane Garden Bay, located in his district, saying government seems to want to see the beach die a natural death.

September 2nd, 2017
USVI men arrested for attempting to extort 13-year-old of jewelry

VI CONSORTIUM

ST CROIX, USVI - Two men in their twenties were arrested on Thursday August 31, 2017 after allegedly attempting to extort a 13-year-old minor of her jewelry, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced Friday September 1, 2017.

September 2nd, 2017
T&T see World Cup hopes shattered

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Trinidad and Tobago’s dreams of a second appearance at the FIFA World Cup are on the verge of being extinguished following a 2-1 loss to Honduras at the Ato Boldon Stadium on Friday September 1, 2017.

September 2nd, 2017
Learning, education & technological disruption

Dickson Igwe

The world of education and learning is changing too slowly for a swiftly changing world of work, and major social change. Educators must be aware of this development.

September 1st, 2017
The storm is coming, we may need that ship! - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the warning signs all out about the possibility of hurricane Irma unleashing its strengths on the Territory, the Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is urging all to be vigilant.

September 1st, 2017
Irma still a category 3 hurricane

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) announced today, September 1, 2017 that the Virgin Islands should ‘intensify preparations’ as Irma is now a category 3 Hurricane and is expected to get stronger as it approaches the territory and other neighbouring islands.

September 1st, 2017
'They are basically adding new fees every minute'- Frequent visitor to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On August 31, 2017, the Government of the Virgin Islands announced in a press release that the implementation of an Environmental and Tourism Levy will take effect today, September 1, 2017. Visitors arriving in the territory via air or by sea will be required to pay a fee of $10.00.

September 1st, 2017
At age 38 Governor Jaspert is more powerful than elected Members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The newly appointed Governor for the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI), Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’, is one of the youngest ever to serve in that post.

September 1st, 2017
Diamond League winner McMaster lands home

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Inspirational Virgin Islands athlete Kyron A. McMaster landed home on Thursday August 31, 2017, after a European tour that saw him earn the title of Diamond League 400m Hurdles Champion.

September 1st, 2017
Machete wielding man allegedly attacks woman @ West End

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) are on the hunt for a male, who it is alleged attacked a woman with a machete and demanded and threaten her for sexual favours, yesterday August 31, 2017 on a beach on Tortola.



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