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November 22nd, 2019
'I don't miss the politics'- Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering in his recent appearance on Honestly Speaking, ZBVI 780am said he knew the late Premier, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, Member Emeritus, was about to pass.

November 21st, 2019
Tourist arrivals up 75.9% in VI compared to 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first six (6) months of 2019 saw an increase in the arrival of tourists to the Virgin Islands (VI) compared to the same period in 2018, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his recent 2020 Budget Address.

November 21st, 2019
UK police officers broke toilet cubicle during sex on hurricane rescue mission to VI

DERBYSHIRE, England, UK- Two United Kingdom (UK) Police Officers, who came as part of a rescue mission to the Virgin Islands (VI) following the devastation by Hurricane Irma in September 2017, also allegedly did some damage of their own while in the territory.

November 21st, 2019
VI residents charged with illegal entry into US

VI CONSORTIUM

CORAL BAY, St John, USVI- Mohammed Singh, a citizen of Guyana, and Jaisel Yroveles Del Jesus, Shadrach Thompson, and Tereim Grant, all residents of the [British] Virgin Islands, were charged with knowingly and willfully entering or attempting to enter the United States at a time and place other than as designated by immigration officers.

November 21st, 2019
BVIPA records significant increase in revenue for last 10 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has shown a significant increase in revenue in less than a year, which confirms the continuous verbalised conviction of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration that the entity has the potential of being a major revenue earner once managed correctly.

July 29th, 2019
Elite players announced

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Ray D. Victor, Dion M. Blyden and Phillip E. Glasgow Jr are some of the elite players named in the draft for the 2019 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League.

November 14th, 2018
Are we heading for early elections? NDP on verge of collapse

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The temperature is heating up, as the split within the National Democratic Party (NDP) is now public knowledge.

May 25th, 2017
USVI Gov’t employees being terminated due to ‘financial crisis

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- While US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has said on multiple occasions that the territory’s financial condition has been improving and that government employees would not be furloughed or terminated, some workers employed at the Bureau of Corrections have been terminated because of the “continued financial crisis” affecting the government.

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