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January 15th, 2021
COVID-19 patient discharged from hospital; 14 active cases in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The COVID-19 patient that was hospitalised earlier this month has since been discharged from Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital, according to the latest COVID-19 update from the Government of the Virgin Islands.

January 15th, 2021
‘Do not call me nigger’ - Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sixth District representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has called out the social use of the word ‘nigger’ and its alternative spellings, urging black Virgin Islanders to desist from using the words.

January 15th, 2021
Private doctors should be allowed to source COVID-19 vaccines - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on local government to put systems in place so that private doctors can source COVID-19 vaccines on an auxiliary basis, alongside the government.

January 14th, 2021
VI participates in string of regional meetings on future with COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the Virgin Islands (VI) participated in the United Nations 12th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean on January 13, 2021, and two forums on VI's future navigating the pandemic.

January 14th, 2021
3-hour curfew remains in VI until Jan 28, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will remain under a 3-hour curfew until January 28, 2021, according to a new Curfew Order signed by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert on January 13, 2021 and gazetted today, January 14, 2021.

December 30th, 2020
Curfew among items on Thursday’s final HoA sitting for 2020

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Fifth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), which will be the final sitting of the legislature for 2020 is set for Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola.

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


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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