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March 17th, 2019
Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 50 in Indonesia's Papua

Al Jazeera News

PAPUA, Indonesia, South East Asia - Flash floods and mudslides triggered by days of torrential rains tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, killing at least 50 people and wounding 59 others.

March 16th, 2019
PHOTO of Day: Hon Kye M. Rymer, a Minister with humility

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - It was yesterday Friday, March 15, 2019, when new Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) dropped by his old place of employment to greet his former staff.

March 16th, 2019
Gov’t to regularise status of EC occupants in VI - Premier tell OECS

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his address to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) says that he has taken the decision to urgently look into the resident status situation of Eastern Caribbean residents living in the Virgin Islands (VI) over a long period of time.

March 16th, 2019
AG to advise on Vanterpool seat fiasco – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following Mark H. Vanterpool’s (R4) flip-flopping of his resignation from the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) on March 14, 2019, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ says he is yet to receive formal notice of the vacant District 4 seat and is seeking legal advice on the fiasco.

March 16th, 2019
Hon Fahie condemns terrorist attack on NZ Mosques

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has joined with World Leaders, in condemning the heinous attack on Muslim worshipers, who were gunned down at their Mosques in New Zealand, on Friday March 15, 2019.

March 16th, 2019
Brexit: Keeping the Overseas Territories inside the loop

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit is a huge economic, social, and political matter that the Overseas Territories (OT) of Great Britain must engage with.

March 15th, 2019
ESHS Students are debate champions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Elmore Stoutt High School students are bearers of the coveted title Inter Secondary School Debate Champions.

March 15th, 2019
Vanterpool: a 'Pappy Show...taking we for joke' - Picko Moff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) is already wading uncharted waters with Mark H. Vanterpool, making an 'about face,' on his decision to resign but his decision has been shut down by Speaker, Honourable Julian Willock, who accepted the resignation letter.

March 15th, 2019
New Gov’t taking hold, quick win

By Edgar Leonard

The outcome of the February 25, 2019, General Election indicated that the Virgin Islands (VI) electorate wanted change.

March 15th, 2019
“I have no editorial controls of VINO” – Hon Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The moment he took the oath of office as Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock’s, ability to be fair, unbiased and more-so humble, came in for heavy questioning given his links to news site, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

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