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January 12th, 2017
Airport Project 10 times worse than Biwater- Radio show host

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “All I have to say, this is another Biwater,” said a caller to the Open Mic live television programme hosted by Julio S. Henry, who responded, “Listen, this is ten times worse than Biwater.”

January 12th, 2017
USVI police seeking public's assistance in finding man accused of kidnapping

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a man accused of kidnapping someone. Though police did not clarify who the suspect had kidnapped, the case has been categorised as a domestic violence situation.

January 12th, 2017
Hon Fahie asks whether Premier had authority to fire Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A pledge to “strongly lobby” for the passing of a few critical legislations to ensure good governance, the clear definition of each member of the House of Assembly’s power and privileges as stated by the law and not opinion, as well as public forums to be held by Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, are some of the plans for 2017 by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 12th, 2017
Dr Smith is not 'wearing the pants' – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local businessman and talk show host Julio S. ‘Sam’ Henry came out with a barrage of hard hitting punches to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), bluntly telling him that his Health Minister Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) ran the finances of the territory better than him.

January 12th, 2017
Edwin’s 18 fails to stop Huskies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deon J. Edwin and the Kent State University men's basketball team (9-7, 1-2 MAC) dropped an overtime game at home against the Northern Illinois Huskies (10-6, 2-1 MAC) on Tuesday January 11, 2017, 74-70.

January 12th, 2017
Fmr USVI Senate candidate imprisoned for embezzlement

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Denise Francois has sentenced 2012 Senate candidate Riise Richards to a one-year prison term for embezzling public funds when she worked as the director of the Planning and Research Division in the Virgin Islands Police Department, the VI Department of Justice announced this morning, January 12, 2017.

January 11th, 2017
B’More to release ‘racial unity’ music video

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Powerful, impactful and timely are some of the words that local celebrity McKenzie K. Baltimore Jr, also known as B’MORE, has used to describe his soon to be released music video for his latest song entitled: What the world needs.

January 11th, 2017
SSB inks Agreement for First Time Home Owners Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board on Thursday January 5, 2017 signed an agreement with the team of James Todman Construction and Larry Adams Construction Companies (JTC/LAC) to facilitate the design and building of 43 residential units at Joe’s Hill, in the Road Town Section of Tortola.

January 11th, 2017
'I am opposed to British direct rule on the VI'- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The often candid but thoughtful Julian Willock, the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works and now Chairman of the Board of Advance Marketing and Professional Services, a political consulting and marketing company, has again lent his voice to some topical issues affecting the Virgin Islands.

January 11th, 2017
Suicide committed on Norwegian Escape ship docked in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A Norwegian Escape ship docked in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday January 9, 2017 was the site of a suicide incident, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today, January 11, 2017.

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