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July 9th, 2018
Get off water island or face death; white man told interracial couple

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A Caucasian man is facing 75 years in prison under local hate crime laws after threatening bodily and property harm to an interracial couple living on Water Island, Attorney General Claude Walker made known during a brief press conference in St. Thomas Friday afternoon.

July 9th, 2018
'Hurricanes' is Elite 8 Basketball Games 2018 Champions

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Saturday July 7, 2018, was a night of competitive basketball on Tortola, as many of the well-known names participated in the Elite 8 Tournament organized by Basketball veteran Steve E. Parillon.

July 9th, 2018
‘UK has no confidence in NDP Administration’—Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) Government “has no confidence in our local government, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.” This was posited by former President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and businessman Carvin Malone on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during his appearance on radio show ‘Honestly Speaking’ with Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

July 2nd, 2018
UK company with no listed construction experience given local contract!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A foreign company has been awarded the contract, for the reconstruction of the Virgin Islands (VI) police facilities. This was revealed by Commissioner of Police, Michael B. Matthews.

July 1st, 2018
Man held in Robbery escapes from Hospital; recaptured by Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Reports reaching our newsroom is that the same man who was held on suspicion of attempting to rob Stones Jerk Stand in Long Bush on the morning of June 30, 2018, is in trouble again.

June 30th, 2018
Armed Robbery attempt @ Long Bush Food Stand; man beaten

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI – Two armed men, wearing black ‘hoodies,’ attempted to rob Stones Jerk Stand, in Long Bush on the main island of Tortola, this morning June 30, 2018, sometime between 1:00 AM and 2:00 AM.

June 30th, 2018
The Third March, Part A

Dickson Igwe

The Virgin Islands General Election is to take place before the end of 2018 or early 2019. It will be an epic affair. The General Election will be a hard fought battle. In politics, the stakes are always high.
It will be seeing a national movement of voters marching to the ballot box. And the 2018/2019 General Election is a continuation of two preceding marches.

June 30th, 2018
STATEMENT FROM THE GOVERNOR: FLAG TAMPERING AT USVI CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor’s Statement dated June 29, 2018. We are aware of reports of an incident at USVI at the Cyril E. King airport and are in touch with US Authorities.

June 30th, 2018
Free at last! Free at last! Bob & Tico NO extradition to USA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was welcome news for many residents, family and well wishers when businessman, Earl Hodge aka ‘Bob’ and former Customs Officer Roberto Harrigan aka ‘Tico,’ where released from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) on Tortola, and will not be extradited to the United States of America (USA).

June 29th, 2018
VI a 'no show' @ CBC 2018 basketball games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI)—a member of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC)—was a no show for this year’s 2018 games on going on in Paramaribo, Suriname.



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