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July 15th, 2019
Callique A. Collins charged for attempted murder in stabbing incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resident of Greenland, on the east end of Tortola, has been charged for attempted murder following a stabbing incident on Tuesday July 9, 2019 in Fat Hog’s Bay, Tortola.

July 15th, 2019
Irma’s ‘price hiking’ covered in Consumer Protection Bill – Premier Fahie

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on July 11, 2019 that the proposed Consumer Protection Act did not cover ‘price gouging’, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has moved to point out that while the legislation is indeed missing that term, it instead uses the term ‘price hiking’ in the bid to protect consumers from the practice.

July 15th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr is acting Governor until July 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr David D. Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

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

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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.

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