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April 18th, 2019
VI Medical Tourism unfeasible now - Dr Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Dr Heskeith Vanterpool, owner of the Bougainvillea Clinic, a private hospital in the Capital City, Road Town, is of the view that while there was much talk of medical tourism under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, it is unfeasible for the Virgin Islands (VI) at this time.

April 18th, 2019
UPDATE: Kenai Jacobs charged over Long Look shooting

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The person arrested by police on April 16, 2019, less than 24 hours after a shooting incident in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has been charged with attempted murder.

April 18th, 2019
TJ Hindes wins 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The 2019 KPMG Tortola Torture turned into a battle of the Virgin Islands with runners from the British and US Virgin Islands duking it out in the men’s and ladies divisions on April 13, 2019.

April 17th, 2019
Police Arrest Blotter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The following is the arrest blotter from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) from April 7 to April 13, 2019.

April 17th, 2019
HoA details steps for passing Budget 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the presentation of the Budget 2019 by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), many citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) are at lost as to what procedure must then be followed for the budget to passed.

April 17th, 2019
Henry attacks Rymer, says 'transportation industry gone to dogs’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Hard Talk’ radio host and taxi driver, Julio S. Henry is appealing to the Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) to look into the local transportation industry and talk to small players before the creation of any new policy.

April 17th, 2019
Trouble Brewing: 16 Storms, 7 Hurricanes coming for 2019

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI - Data released Tuesday, April 16, 2019, by researchers at the North Carolina State University is predicting a normal hurricane season, with the potential of 13 to 16 named storms, 5 to 7 hurricanes and 2 to 3 major hurricanes.

April 17th, 2019
Court can’t force HoA to abide by ruling – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Social commentator and man of the cloth, Pastor Claude O. Skelton-Cline says that in the District 4 Saga with Mark H. Vanterpool and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock, even as the matter is currently before the High Court, the court still cannot force the HoA to abide by its ruling.

April 17th, 2019
Hon Rymer on the go! Tours Herzog asphalt plant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a number of paving projects under his watch, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has been extremely active since taking the helm of his ministry earlier this year.

April 16th, 2019
Pick up truck flips near Manuel Reef

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A pick up truck ended up on its side while traversing the road in the area of Manuel Reef, Sea Cows Bay, on the main island of Tortola sometime this afternoon, Tuesday April 16, 2019.

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