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December 26th, 2018
US Doctor dies in VI; Body to remain in Territory until 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Broward County, Florida, USA Cardiologist died on December 20, 2018, after he fell from his yacht while vacationing here in the Virgin Islands (VI) and despite valiant efforts for the body to be released to his family, they are forced to wait until 2019.

December 25th, 2018
BVITB Resumes St. Thomas Greeter Service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is announcing the return of their St. Thomas Greeter Service.

December 25th, 2018
‘I was not even asked to use the racetrack gate’- Ms Lake

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former BVI Horse Owners President and national heroine Patsy C. Lake has cleared the air on malicious and false information being circulating on social media over Ellis Thomas Downs starting gate.

December 24th, 2018
No working fire truck on Virgin Gorda; Fire Chief concerned

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Since last month, the loan fire tender on Virgin Gorda, a place that accounts for half of the tourist dollars in the Virgin Islands (VI)—along with having wealthy residents with high-end homes, boats and cars—does not have a working fire truck.

December 24th, 2018
Guard against divisive, vexing politics - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and ZBVI 780am radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline during his ‘Honestly Speaking’ show on December 18, 2018, is urging the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to guard against what he calls, the ‘vexing politics of the day’ especially during the holiday season.

December 23rd, 2018
After 18mths, Horse Races return to Tortola on Boxing Day 2018

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - After some 18 months without, Horse Races is finally returning to Tortola on Boxing Day, 2018.

December 21st, 2018
Fire destroys portions of Nottingham Estate apartment building

NOTTINGHAM ESTATE, Tortola, VI - A major catastrophe was averted when a fire broke out in a three story apartment building in Nottingham Estate, on the eastern end of Tortola this morning, December 21, 2018 around 8:00 AM.

December 21st, 2018
NDP got no permission ‘to place billboard on Gov’t property’- Chief Planner

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Many residents have been calling Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), outraged to see that the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), headed by the embattled Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has placed a billboard on government property.

December 20th, 2018
FSN raises $9K in Holiday Fundraising Raffle

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Family Support Network (FSN) through its Holiday Fundraising Raffle has raised a total of $9,642 to aid in filling its pantry to support families in the Virgin Islands (VI) during the holiday season.

December 19th, 2018
Wake-Up Call!

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

If you catch a black cat and paint it white, isn’t it still the same black cat? And, if your house was painted red, and you strip the red paint off then paint it blue, isn’t it the same house?

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