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November 9th, 2018
Fly Jamaica crash lands in Guyana

TIMEHRI, Guyana, SA - A Fly Jamaica airplane heading to Toronto was forced to return early this morning, November 9, 2018, to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), in Guyana, where it crash landed leaving six persons injured.

November 8th, 2018
Shaina M. Smith resigns from NDP with immediate effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) today November 8, 2018, at its Executive Meeting heard that it has lost another of its members—Ms Shaina M. Smith, who also served as Chairperson of the party’s Women’s Association.

November 8th, 2018
OT Director in VI to monitor UK support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly appointed Director for Overseas Territories in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Mr Ben Merrick, is currently on a four day visit to the Territory during which time he is expected to have a special focus on focus on governance, financial services and the recovery of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 8th, 2018
Legislation now in place to fully pursue Renewable Energy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) today November 8, 2018, announced that with the its Renewable Energy Regulations, 2018 which came into effect on November 1, 2018; coupled with its Amendment Act of 2015, the Territory now has the legal framework to advance the subject of “Renewable Energy.”

November 8th, 2018
Four people are dead in Little London, Westmoreland

Jamaica Gleaner

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica - The Gleaner understands that they were killed early this morning (November 8, 2018) after gunmen invaded a lane in the community of Maizemore and opened fire on three houses.

November 8th, 2018
12 killed at California bar shooting

BBC News

THOUSAND OAKS, California, USA - Twelve people, including a police officer, have been killed by a gunman at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

November 8th, 2018
Single for life?

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

Everywhere we go these days, most women will argue that good men are hard to find.

November 8th, 2018
Busy Signal: ‘Stay So’ speaks to leadership

By Thomas C. Famous

One of the most popular songs, amongst multiple generations globally, over the last year has been by Jamaican Reggae Dancehall artiste, Glendale Goshia Gordon, more popularly known by the stage name ‘Busy Signal.’

November 8th, 2018
Losing our loaves & fish beneath the trample of Trumpism

By Alred C. Frett

Looking out for others may help us find ourselves

November 8th, 2018
Torrential rainfall leads to flooding across USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: Torrential rainfall throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday, November 8, 2018, has led to flooding across the three islands, with St. Thomas and St. John experiencing the more severe cases, according to multiple videos posted by residents.



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