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April 27th, 2021
People on a mission to malign ‘my name & the Gov’t name’- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said his government don’t get enough credit for protecting the Virgin Islands (VI) during the COVID-19 pandemic, accusing persons of trying to malign the Government’s name and successes as well as to embroil legislators in slander for power.

April 27th, 2021
Omar Hodge Fisherman's Wharf & Park officially opens

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands yesterday, April 26, 2021, paid homage to the late former Sixth District Representative Omar W. Hodge, who served for 32 years as a legislator and positively impacted the lives of many locals and expatriates, when the Baughers Bay Fisherman’s Wharf and Park was dedicated and named after him.

April 24th, 2021
‘Farmers & Fishers week’ 2021 to honour local industry players - Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – 'Farmers & Fishers’ Week 2021 will be centred around honouring local fishers and farmers according to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

April 24th, 2021
Crime in the BVI

By Dickson C. Igwe

The Virgin Islands is threatened by a seemingly irreversible criminal culture. Is there hope that it will be reversed?
Rising drug, gun, and gang crime, threatens to destroy the Virgin Islands community.

April 23rd, 2021
‘Stop the crime & turn to God’- BVI Christian Council

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Christian Council (BVICC), which regards itself as the watchdog of the nation and the conscience of the community, has condemned the recent increase in gun violence and “barbaric acts” in the Virgin Islands and has called for the Virgin Islands to turn to God.

April 23rd, 2021
Gov’t pumped $84M into RVIPF to fight for last 3 years - Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Government has been 'putting its money where its mouth is', as it has been revealed that it has plugged a total of $84,294,280 in financial resources into the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for the last three years, the majority of which came after the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration took office, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 23rd, 2021
Children need 'licks' not 'timeout'- Hon Neville A. Smith

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “When I was growing up I always remember if I go to school with a yellow pencil and I come home with a blue pencil or a grey pencil I get licks because my mother didn’t give me a green pencil or a blue pencil,” were some of the words of Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) as he said while crime is everybody's business parents need to do a better job at monitoring and guiding their childr

April 22nd, 2021
'You can't even see in' some heavily tinted vehicles – Hon Rymer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has said there needs to be more enforcement of traffic laws in the territory, including on illegal tint and motor scooters.

April 21st, 2021
VI Governor & Top CoP blasted for silence on spate of killings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and former Mrs BVI, Angelle A. Cameron is demanding Governor John J. Rankin CMG and new commissioner, Mark Collins speak on the spate of killings that have rocked the Virgin Islands (VI) community over the past weeks.

April 21st, 2021
4 in custody in relation to murder of Catherine Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four persons are said to be in custody as police investigate the murder of Catherine Pickering, 67, who was shot in the head during a robbery at her residence in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, on April 18, 2021.


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