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July 15th, 2019
Gov’t prepared to price control unhealthy foods – Hon Carvin Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says that in the fight against the Virgin Islands (VI) declining health, his government is willing to look into price control mechanisms with the private sector in an effort to reduce the cost of healthy food.

July 14th, 2019
England win Cricket World Cup in dramatic Super Over against NZ

BBC SPORT

LONDON, England, UK- England won the men's Cricket World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand following a dramatic sudden-death super over in one of the most thrilling matches in cricket history today, July 14, 2019.

July 14th, 2019
Hundreds attend HempFest 2019 on JvD

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- More than 300 persons, including political figures, converged on the 3 square mile island of Jost van Dyke for the second annual staging of HempFest on July 14, 2019.

July 14th, 2019
‘VI need not wait on UK to determine future’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – As British Overseas Territories (OTs) seek greater autonomy to govern their own affairs independent of United Kingdom (UK) interference, outspoken ZBVI radio host and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is imploring leaders of the Virgin Islands (VI) to start thinking now about the way forward regarding self-governance.

July 14th, 2019
Malaki A. Smith sinks 30 as Lights Out beat Nuttin but Net

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club (SCBBC) Under 17 Inter-District Tournament, sponsored by Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), got underway on Friday July 12, 2019 with two games.

July 13th, 2019
ZBVI recognizes General Knowledge Quiz participants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Virgin Islands (VI) broadcaster, ZBVI yesterday Friday, July 12, 2019, moved to recognize the accomplishments of its General Knowledge Quiz participants.

July 13th, 2019
USVI’s Senators Hodge & Thomas to Meet with Frenchman’s Reef Employees

ST. THOMAS, USVI - The employees in the United States Virgin Islands’ (USVI) hospitality industry were some of the most severely misplaced job wise, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, primarily due to the loss of the territory’s hotels.

July 13th, 2019
‘Follow tradition & legalise cannabis in VI’ – Luciano

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the highly anticipated Foxy’s HempFest on Jost van Dyke gets going today Saturday, July 13, 2019, headliner and Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ as promised, is putting the conversation around the legalisation of cannabis on the front burner.

July 13th, 2019
Missing woman found decomposing in SUV

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A 47-year-old woman who was reported missing by her husband on Friday at about 11:36 a.m., was found dead, locked in her vehicle, in the Sunny Isle parking lot Saturday afternoon, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium following an inquiry.

July 13th, 2019
UPDATE: Tropical Wave could become Tropical Storm - DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) says it will continue monitoring a Tropical Wave near 9N, 36W and moving westward that now has the possibilities of becoming a Tropical storm.

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