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February 1st, 2016
Motor scooter rider injured in accident near QE II Park

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A helmet-less motor scooter rider was injured in an accident in front of the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, moments ago, February 1, 2016.

February 1st, 2016
UPDATE: Male held for questioning in missing woman probe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to sources close to the investigation of missing woman Nickera Smith, one person was held by police for questioning and subsequently released.

February 1st, 2016
NHI registration ongoing beyond Jan 31, 2016 deadline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the absence of any formal announcement of an extension to the previously announced deadline of January 31, 2016, the National Health Insurance (NHI) office today February 1, 2016 continued registering and photographing persons for their health coverage cards.

February 1st, 2016
Two men charged in burglaries of separate Main Street eateries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police charged a man after he was identified and later admitted to breaking into a Main Street Restaurant a little over a week ago.

February 1st, 2016
Zone 6 Basketball League gets underway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) sponsored Zone 6 Basketball Tournament tipped off on Saturday January 30, 2016 in the gym at Belle Vue.

February 1st, 2016
History! First local woman tipped to be Superintendent of RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom from our traditional Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) sources is that local police officer Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool, a Virgin Gordian, is tipped to become the new Acting Superintendent of Police. If successful she is expected to replace another local who has retired- former Superintendent Mr M. Roy Stoutt.

February 1st, 2016
Govt's violation of Protocols was to build economy – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has justified missing the December 31, 2015 deadline for compliance to the UK’s Protocols for Effective Financial Management, saying that building the territory’s economy was more important than savings at this juncture.

February 1st, 2016
More $$ needed to keep researchers @ HLSCC- Dr Karl Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Dr Karl Dawson called on government agencies to increase their budgetary allocation for research and consultancy services using resource personnel from the territory’s lone tertiary institution.

January 31st, 2016
Another car on fire on Tortola

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - (Post Time - 6:25PM) - Moments ago January 31, 2016 a car caught on fire in Sea Cows Bay, across from Jean Nibbs Carpenter Shop, on the main island of Tortola.

January 31st, 2016
US Coast Guard gets new ship to patrol Eastern Caribbean waters

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FREDERICKSTED, St Croix, USVI - The United States Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier was commissioned into service during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday afternoon January 29, 2016, a press release issued the same day has made known.

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