ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday August 19, 2015 acknowledged the working relationship he shared with the embattled former Governors of the US Virgin Islands, John P. de Jongh Jr and Dr Charles W. Turnbull, during his tenure in Government and Opposition at alternate occasions.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA has expressed his regret at the news of the arrest of former Governor of the United States Virgin Islands John P. de Jongh yesterday August 18, 2015.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – News website VIConsortium.com is reporting that former Governor of the United States Virgin Islands John P. de Jongh was arrested today August 18, 2015.
ST THOMAS, USVI- The United States Virgin Islands lost a voice on Thursday August 13, 2015 that has dominated the local airwaves for decades. Da Vybe radio station announced that news director Alvin “Gee” Southwell had passed away. He was in his late 50s.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Horses from Tortola will not be participating in the upcoming race meet in St Thomas at the Clinton E. Phipps race track as the June 28, 2015 races fall too close to the time that the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association will stage its own meet billed for July 12, 2015.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The annual St Thomas Carnival Village has been named in honour of Cleve ‘Grapo’ Turnbull who passed away last November. The Village was launched on Friday evening April 24, 2015 and was named ‘Grapo’s Art Gallery.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Three Tortola horses, Doughmaker, Chilean Boy and Trading Secrets will go head to head with Uptown Anthem, Giant Valley and Break Up The Game in the Governor’s Cup – the feature race on May 1, 2015 at the Clinton E. Phipps Race Track, St. Thomas, USVI.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – The two ladies from the Virgin Islands (VI), Celicha M. Stoddard and Sheba Prentice, who were arrested in St Thomas, USVI, allegedly for the crime of shoplifting, have been granted bail.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – There was a moose on the loose but Doughmaker was there for the taming as the Tortola horse ensured the big showdown at the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in St Thomas on Sunday March 1, 2015, went the way of L and B stables. Doughmaker beat St Moose in a time of 1.39.
PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI – The organisers of the musical and cultural extravaganza ‘Bridging the Gap’ say that tomorrow March 1, 2015, patrons can expect an extraordinary Greater Virgin Islands event unlike anything previously experienced.