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December 1st, 2016
Gunshots fired at car in the Havers area on Tortola

HAVERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Around 9:00 P.M. this evening, December 1, 2016 it was reported that a man, along with a passenger, driving to his home in the Havers area on the main island of Tortola was shot at.

December 1st, 2016
US$2M that ‘originated in Tortola’ seized in T&T

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have seized some US$2M found in a container and which allegedly originated in Tortola, Virgin Islands, according to Trinidad publication Newsday.

December 1st, 2016
Senate approves plan to revitalise horse racing in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS — There were doubts that the 31st Legislature would be able to pull it off, but after a Committee of the Whole meeting that lasted over 15 hours — and the meeting being one of this body’s last — US Virgin Islands (USVI) senators deliberated into the wee hours of Thursday December 1, 2016 as they decided whether to approve the agreement forged between the Governor Kenneth E. Mapp administration and VIGL Operations, LLC.

December 1st, 2016
Bus crashes into utility pole on Joe's Hill

HARRIGAN'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- It is not clear at this time if there were any injuries when a bus slammed into a utility pole, cutting it down in the process, on Joe's Hill, in Harrigan's Estate.

December 1st, 2016
HIV-Positive activist to share story for World AIDS Day 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A series of appearances and speeches by Tree Alexander, an HIV-Positive advocate will be the centerpiece of the BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation’ 2016 World AIDS Day awareness programme.

December 1st, 2016
Corruption from ‘captain down to cook’ @ TPP dock- Taxi Operators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A veteran Taxi operator here has made an urgent call to the powers that be to lend a hand to alleviate what he refers to as “corruption” taking place at the Tortola Pier Park when ships are in port.

December 1st, 2016
BVIOC achieves quadrennial goals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola- VI - As the BVI Olympic Committee’s (BVIOC) 2013 – 2016 quadrennial comes to a close, the executive distributed a full report on its goals and achievements of the last 4 years to its member federations and key stakeholders.

November 30th, 2016
Fahie In, Fraser Out: Big upset in VIP elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has a new Chairman in First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie, who moments ago, November 30, 2016 unseated Opposition Leader and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA at the party’s internal elections held at Maria’s by the Sea in Road Town.

November 30th, 2016
'Men you cannot put your wives out' - Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We had three persons living in their car. One lady was living in her bathroom…and this is because they said they had nowhere else to go. Sometimes clients are locked out of their homes and can’t retrieve their belongings.”

November 30th, 2016
Doug Wheatley calls for preservation of caroling in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of Speak out BVI on ZBVI 780 AM Doug Wheatley has called for something to be done to ensure that caroling, a long time tradition in the territory, lives on for the sake of future generations.

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