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January 19th, 2019
The Virgin Islands General Election of 2019 Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. Will the two-party culture of the Virgin Islands end at the 2019 General Election? This Old Boy does not believe so. However, there is a growing chorus, that party politics has failed the Virgin Islands. And that the 2019 General Election may well be the ‘swan song’ of two-party politics in the territory. Is there validity to that assertion?

January 18th, 2019
Minor accident slows traffic in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At around 4:55 pm today, January 18, 2019, in the midst of the rush hour traffic, two small Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) had a bumper accident.

January 18th, 2019
Daughter of Education Minister in auto accident; minor injuries

SOPHIE BAY, Tortola, VI - Information reaching the Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) news centre from our team of reporters is that the daughter of embattled Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

January 17th, 2019
VI youths join pants sagging culture; wearing pants below butt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the past 10 years, social commentators and scientists have observed how cultural hegemony has resulted in the youths of the Virgin Islands (VI), males in particular, adopting the pants sagging American culture.

January 15th, 2019
Pay attention to safety flags at VI beaches - Captain Bala

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Visitors, owners, managers, operators, skippers and masters of all vessels are asked to adhere to the flag system while visiting beaches throughout the Territory.

January 14th, 2019
Faster warming ocean spells bad news for Caribbean

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The Caribbean islands, seen as dots in the Atlantic Ocean, have been ravaged by hurricanes throughout history. But as global warming continues to accelerate, the impact of storms on the islands—scientists have said—will become more dire, a reality that could make many Caribbean islands uninhabitable overtime.

January 13th, 2019
Missing man Liston Potter found & returned to Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Following a search and rescue call, a missing man, Liston Potter, was this morning, January 13, 2019, found and returned to his home in Anegada after spending a rough night alone at sea.

January 8th, 2019
Tourist bus caught fire, explodes @ Joe's Hill

JOE'S HILL, Tortola, VI – A bus carrying a number of tourists caught fire and exploded on the road in the area of Joe's Hill, Tortola.

January 8th, 2019
VIP’s Vincent O. Wheatley opens campaign HQ on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for District 9, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley, has stepped up his game in the quest to represent the people of Virgin Gorda and Anegada.

January 8th, 2019
Another opportunity to help!

By Donald E. de Castro

It is very unfortunate when one is unable to see beyond the palm of their hand. It is worst when leaders of an organization and especially a government that cannot see the need for protecting their own.

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