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June 9th, 2019
'BVI is a lawless place' - Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularisation: residency and belonger status’ programme has been postponed for reshaping and public consultation, the initiative continues to face some amount of public criticism.

June 9th, 2019
Akeya Herbert is new Jr Minister of Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Akeya Herbert is well poised to represent the Virgin Islands at this year’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference in St Lucia after outshining several of her colleagues at the Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition at Maria’s By The Sea last evening, June 8, 2019.

June 9th, 2019
USVI Gov Bryan hosts black Fraternities, Sororities & Masonic Organisations

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Ball Room of Government House in Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was transformed to host a historic event Friday evening, June 7, 2019 when Governor Albert Bryan and his wife, First Lady Yolanda Bryan, hosted a cocktail reception in honor of Kappa Alpha Psi’s Grand Polemarch, Thomas L. Battles Jr and his wife Geraldine Woods Battles.

June 8th, 2019
'RVIPF let schools handle internal disturbances' – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the number of juvenile crime cases in the territory on a sharp decline, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that schools are allowed to handle internal juvenile disturbances rather than turning to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for action.

June 8th, 2019
‘Every group unifies except African people’ - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Amidst the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI), Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, is imploring people of African ancestry in the VI to unite as one despite differences in nationality and origin.

June 8th, 2019
Hon Baba F. Aziz is Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Honourable Baba F. Aziz is acting in the Office of Governor from Saturday, June 8 until Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

June 8th, 2019
Cows graze freely @ East End Police Station

EAST END, Tortola, VI - "Irma is no excuse," remarked resident Neil Nicholson when directing a Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) Reporter to a Facebook post where no less than ten cows were photographed recently in and around the compound of the East End Police Station.

June 8th, 2019
A brand new economics for a very dangerous time

By Dickson C. Igwe

Supply Side, Trickle Down, Economics, - Neo Liberalism- has failed to deliver prosperity for western workers.

June 8th, 2019
27-year-old riddled with bullets in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The body of a man was discovered in Coki Point, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Thursday night, June 6, 2019 after concerned residents reported the firing of gunshots in the area, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has confirmed to The Consortium.

June 7th, 2019
PHOTO of the DAY: VI’s First family, Mr & Mrs Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, June 7, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took time out for a photo opportunity with his wife, First Lady of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mrs Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie.

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