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January 17th, 2020
UPDATE: Boxing Day Races- Part 2 cancelled

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The continuation of the Boxing Day Horse Races that were cancelled due to poor weather at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on December 26, 2019 has been hit with another snag.

January 17th, 2020
'There needs to be separate test to licence bigger bikes' - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reiterating his calls for safer roads before bigger bikes, Commissioner of Police, Michael B. Matthews says robust requirements are needed with the introduction of bigger CC motorcycles in the territory.

January 17th, 2020
2 arrested in USVI for deadly counterfeit Fentanyl Pill; 4 deaths on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- On November 4, 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) warned the public about fatal victims overdosing on dangerous counterfeit pills in the United States.

January 17th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney always had a love for the sun, sea and sand which led him to pursue a tourism-based career. On the surface, he might seem like just an average Virgin Islander, but that is far from the truth.

January 17th, 2020
Jury Act an ongoing travesty of justice- R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is an ongoing travesty of justice in this country, and it is that of the jury system. The Jury Act of 1914 is contrary to the rule of law; it is a violation of the constitution and all principles of democracy that we still have that Jury Act on our books. I speak for the profession when I make a call for a very urgent rectification of that.”

January 17th, 2020
Cabinet meets; Trade Dept offers on-the-spot services on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The residents of the sister islands of Anegada and Jost van Dyke are finally having the dreaded “stepchild” tag removed, thanks to the unconventional initiatives of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

January 17th, 2020
The Crown

Thomas C. Famous

“Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.”

Winston Churchill

January 16th, 2020
NAGICO renews Stoby sponsorship for 2020 road racing season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local insurance company, Nagico Insurances has renewed its sponsorship of long-distance runner, Reuben J. A. Stoby, who now has high hopes of returning to the podium in 2020.

January 16th, 2020
Report ‘improper conduct by judicial officers’ to Dep Gov Office- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has said persons who have legitimate complaints about improper conduct by judicial officers should make such complaints under confidential correspondence to the Deputy Governor’s Office.

January 16th, 2020
Georgia set to execute man convicted of killing store clerk

ASSOCIATED PRESS

ATLANTA, Georgia, USA — Corrections officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man convicted of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk more than 30 years ago.

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