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June 23rd, 2020
Fahie gov't averted 'major negative effects' of COVID-19 - Hon Vanterpool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Even as Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) had moved to criticise some of the bold steps taken by the Fahie administration to combat COVID-19, Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has praised the government for taking the necessary proactive measures to keep the Territory safe.

June 23rd, 2020
Local youth condemns discrimination against expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As hundreds of persons of different races and colour took to the streets of Road Town, Tortola, on June 20, 2020, in a peaceful demonstration against racial injustice and police brutality following the public killing of a black man, George P. Floyd Jr, by a white police officer in Minneapolis, USA, on May 25, 2020, a young Virgin Islander used the opportunity to condemn discrimination against Caribbean expatriates and called fo

June 22nd, 2020
Rotary Rift? Rotarians object to Ryan R. E. Geluk as Asst Gov of District 7020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All is not well in the Rotary family of the Virgin Islands as a group of Rotarians are strongly opposing one of its members, Mr Ryan R. E. Geluk, being appointed Assistant Governor of District 7020 for 2020/2021. The Rotarians believe Geluk’s involvement in the ongoing BVI Airways scandal could harm the reputation of Rotary as well as the Virgin Islands.

June 21st, 2020
Dr Drexel M. Glasgow recalls being racially profiled, roughed up by white police in US

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the world witnessed the daring murder of African-American man, George P. Floyd Jr, who was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on this neck for over 8 minutes, several Virgin Islands residents began to publicly share their own experiences of being racially profiled, harassed and even assaulted by white police officers in the USA and the United Kingdom (UK) in particular.

June 21st, 2020
Father’s Day Message by Minister for Transportation, Works & Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a message from Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) on the occasion of Father's Day 2020.

June 21st, 2020
'We thank you for the many sacrifices'- Premier Fahie to VI fathers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "Together we say, 'Happy Father’s Day' to all our fathers and father figures. We thank you for the many sacrifices you have made to nurture your families. Our fathers are our protectors. They are our heroes, and our mentors," were some of the words of Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his Father's Day Message today, June 21, 2020.

June 20th, 2020
Two hospitalised in 'serious' Baughers Bay accident

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Information coming to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that at least two persons were rushed to the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital last night, June 19, 2020, following a vehicular collision in Baughers Bay, Tortola.

June 20th, 2020
VI taxi drivers to receive COVID-19 stimulus pack

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Taxi operators who ply their trade in the Virgin Islands will soon be the recipients of a government piloted COVID-19 economic stimulus package to make up for lost income as a result of lockdown measures to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus in the territory.

June 20th, 2020
Be friendly yet firm & fair – Premier Fahie to new RVIPF constables

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called on the 14 new officers of Cohort 4 of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) to be friendly, yet firm and fair.

June 20th, 2020
A national apprenticeship program

By Dickson C. Igwe

A national apprenticeship program for vocations and skills is essential for Virgin Islands youth, society, and economy. It is cliché to assert that a plumber, electrician, builder, welder, or mechanic, great at their skill, will not face too many unemployment challenges.


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