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January 3rd, 2019
RVIPF working to address police brutality, abuse - Supt. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Superintendent of Police at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool—following a six-week secondment to the United Kingdom (UK) where she was exposed to leading and managing operations—is calling for more public partnerships in addressing local issues of police brutality and abuse.

January 2nd, 2019
Pathologist flown in for sudden death investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting out of compassion without compromising the laws of the land, the Government & Deputy Governor’s Office, flew in a Pathologist, Dr King from St. Lucia to perform the autopsy on Dr Joseph Horgan, whose body was found at Buck Island, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 31st, 2018
American woman drowns off Cooper Island; 2nd in few days

COOPER ISLAND, VI - It was reported yesterday, Sunday, December 30, 2018, to our newsroom that a Caucasian female of American nationality drowned off Cooper Island in Virgin Islands (VI) waters.

December 30th, 2018
Did bandits distract Police before RiteWay robbery?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Staff at RiteWay Food Market on Fleming Street in Road Town, Tortola, are still shaken after a December 29, 2018, robbery at the store.

December 29th, 2018
Masked gunmen robbed RiteWay RT; Threatens staff, made off with cash

FLEMING STREET, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Sometime around 8:45 PM this evening Saturday, December 29, 2018, masked men armed and dressed in all black entered RiteWay Food Market on Fleming Street in Road Town, the capital city and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

December 29th, 2018
Bandits pounce on Mi Amor Jewellers; Substantial losses

MAIN STREET, Road Town, Tortola, VI – Mi Amor Jewellers, located on Main Street next to Gloria Mid-Town Restaurant in Road Town, Tortola has been burglarized according to reports coming out from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

December 28th, 2018
Police probing death of US Doctor in VI waters - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the death of a Broward County, Florida Cardiologist, Dr Joseph Horgan after he allegedly fell from his yacht while vacationing here in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) says they are now probing his death.

December 25th, 2018
Two injured in St. Thomas shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - A shooting incident in the vicinity of Lindbergh Bay Beach on Thursday, December 20, 2018, left two men injured with gunshot wounds, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

December 20th, 2018
Tortolain nabbed for smuggling Haitians into USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Ernest Williams, 25, of Tortola, was arrested on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, on a criminal complaint charging him with bringing illegal immigrants into the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

December 18th, 2018
Walwyn lashes out at AG yet again; disputes latest Fact Check

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Co-Leader of Government and Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has again lashed out at the Auditor General (AG), Ms Sonia M. Webster over her findings in the Wall Report on the ‘small wall’ commissioned by him around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).

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