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February 25th, 2021
Governor Rankin signs new Curfew Order

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will remain under a 3-hour curfew until March 11, 2021, according to a new Curfew Order signed by Governor John J. Rankin, CMG on February 24, 2021, and published in the Official Gazette.

February 23rd, 2021
Hon Penn calls for 2nd round of COVID stimulus $$

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for a second round of business stimulus grants, which he says should be directed to the tourism industry.

February 22nd, 2021
Fight! ‘UK coming to throw water on a drowning man'- Caller urges Gov’t

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – An irate caller on the Tuesday, February 16, 2021, edition of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 'Let's Talk' radio show has urged the Government of the Virgin Islands to fight the United Kingdom's alleged attempts to trample on the freedoms of the territory.

February 22nd, 2021
VI ‘seems to be a country @ war with itself’ – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Local commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on Virgin Islanders (VI) to unite against deep social divides in the territory, else see the country fall at the hands of enemies.

February 20th, 2021
Bermuda preps battlefield should UK block Cannabis Act

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda’s Premier, Hon E. David Burt has warned of serious potential damages to the territory’s relationship with the UK, should the Governor, Rena Lalgie not give assent to the countries Cannabis Licensing Act.

February 20th, 2021
Brits caught transporting £200K cocaine to UK! Country corrupt?

LONDON, UK – More drug busts continue to surface in the United Kingdom (UK), yet the country has not been labelled as corrupt by the UK Press and other high-profile government officials over the drug busts.

February 20th, 2021
Scherrie N. Griffin In! Juliette Penn Out! as Elections Supervisor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Public officer and election staffer Ms Scherrie N. Griffin has been appointed to the post of Supervisor of Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) effective February 18, 2021.

February 20th, 2021
White men in a world becoming much less white

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now, the ability to change in a world that is changing by the second is a great human asset. The ability to change is a mark of resilience, even intelligence, however, change gets harder as we grow older.

February 19th, 2021
‘I stand firmly to oppose every aspect of it’- Hon Turnbull on recent murders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has added his voice in condemning the string of major crimes that have occurred in the Virgin Islands of late.

February 19th, 2021
CoI could be a ‘pre-emptive strike’ against VI's constitutional review- Misick

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), Michael E. Misick has warned that the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) currently on the way in the Virgin Islands (VI) could very well be a pre-emptive strike against the territory’s upcoming constitutional review.


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