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March 2nd, 2018
Gunshots reportedly heard in Road Town & East End last night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom last night March 1, 2018 indicate that between 9:30 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. numerous rapid gunfire erupted around Road Town, the capital city; however, there have been no reports of injuries.

March 1st, 2018
'Things would be different if tourist or white person is shot'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and social commentator commends Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, for having a joint press conference to address security and crime, he believes that they need to be aware that there is a sense of fear and security should be made an immediate priority.

March 1st, 2018
Man reportedly stabbed during fight in ‘The Ghetto’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man was reportedly stabbed during a fight in the area known as ‘The Ghetto’ in Road Town, Tortola on February 28, 2018, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

February 28th, 2018
Zero Police CCTV cameras working; Are we serious about fighting crime?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As gun crime continues to skyrocket over the past two years in the tiny British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) with less than 30 thousand people, some hard questions are being asked.

February 28th, 2018
Gun & large quantity ammunition seized prior to homicide

THREAD FALLS, Tortola, VI - Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Armed Tactical Team seized a gun and a large quantity of ammunition at a road check in Thread Falls within an hour of the report of gunshots in the Brandywine Bay area late last night.

February 28th, 2018
UPDATE: Trumayne J. Daway identified as latest murder victim

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can now confirm that the lone male found shot to death in his SUV, with number plate: PL 630, at Brandywine Bay in the wee hours of this morning Wednesday February 28, 2018 is local resident, 26 year old Trumayne J. Daway aka 'Passion'.

February 28th, 2018
A Black History Month message against using hurricanes to rob us

Alred C. Frett

It’s over 6-months since Hurricane Irma destroyed Satellite Dishes, toppled Radio Towers and severed our On-Air connections but thanks to VINO my views were kept alive via ‘Truth for the Youth’ Articles. These Hurricanes dropped us in a time zone of Natural and man-made disasters and along with the forces of evil and Impediments we encountered, I applaud your ability to survive in what is ‘our worst of times’.

February 28th, 2018
Under pressure RVIPF to get another $5M

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) receiving additional funding from the government for repairs to infrastructure, new technology and man power, the pressure is on for them to produce efficient results in crime fighting.

February 27th, 2018
Curfew for scooter riders being considered - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Noise from motor scooters as well as their reckless use have been a major issue affecting the residents throughout the Virgin Islands community and, now with the recent crimes, it was been observed scooters have been one of the modes of transportation for criminals to easily commit a crime and make their getaway.

February 27th, 2018
St Croix native recounts high school shooting in Florida

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Jevon Gittens, a St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) native who attended the Central High School during his years on island, moved to Florida in September 2017.

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