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April 5th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Public needs to know!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Civil Society, the media and the family of the late Santo Yamarco Hernandez are starting to question the circumstances surrounding the Government shooting and killing of the escaped prisoner in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

April 5th, 2018
Ira L. Smith passes; VI’s first local Architect & Town Planner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hours after the Territory learnt of the passing of a former Deputy Governor, family, friends and the boating community were also gripped with the sad news of the passing of another son of the soil, former civil servant and businessman Ira L. Smith.

April 5th, 2018
‘I will not support NDP next elections; Too much damage done’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While election is about one year out, the political rhetoric on all sides is heating up. There is no secret of a civil war within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP).

April 5th, 2018
Struiken strikes in Hauteville 5K in Carrot Bay

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Cliff Struiken blazed to victory, with hardly a challenge, when the Hauteville 5K Series made a stop in Carrot Bay, Tortola on March 31, 2018.

April 5th, 2018
M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE: Ex Deputy Governor is dead

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands’ longest serving Deputy Governor M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE has passed.

April 4th, 2018
'Sunset Legislation to address post-hurricane policies'- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The public will remember that on March 1, 2018 Opposition Leader and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), grilled the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), on the issue of expatriates being asked to leave the territory even though they have been given new job offers.

April 4th, 2018
Leaked letters show pressure from FCO for independent Recovery Agency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While some backbenchers, residents and civil society are not sure what is in the amended Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Bill 2018, letters unearthed from senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources show pressure from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) over the Bill.

April 4th, 2018
'Changes to Recovery Agency bill should have been shared publicly' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is really a need for us in the BVI to be looking at the rules and procedures of the House of Assembly. In many respect, they do not really do enough to speak to the democratic process and we need to focus on that.”

April 4th, 2018
87-year old Tattersall sweeps awards @ 2018 BVI Spring Regatta

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI - On April 1, 2018, the final day of racing in the 47th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta, which ended on a light note along with plenty of cold beer, sunshine and smiles, the story was really about the fantastic job Nanny Cay and the regatta organisers have done to make this year's BVI Spring Regatta event happen post Hurricane Irma.

April 4th, 2018
NJAR links up with Jamaican superstar Demarco for ‘See Flowers' remix

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ rapper NJAR (Not Just Another Rapper) is taking his music to another stage- Jamaica- as he has linked up with popular Jamaican artiste Collin D. Edwards, better known as Demarco, for the remix of his latest single ‘See Flowers’.

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