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March 28th, 2020
Bank of Asia gifts VI protective supplies to fight COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received over 10,000 pieces of protective gear including medical masks, gowns, gloves, glasses and temperature measurers from the Bank of Asia to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 28th, 2020
Scooter rider rams into goat @ Belle Vue; Suffers injuries

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online indicate that a rider of a motor scooter suffered injuries after slamming into a goat in the Belle Vue area of Tortola today, March 28, 2020.

March 28th, 2020
COVID-19 & lockdown is scheme to 'control movement'- Bishop Cline

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Controversial Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff's Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline says the global threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the accompanying curfews being implemented in several countries, is part of a grand scheme to control the movement of people.

March 28th, 2020
When the world stood still

By Moleto A. Smith Jr

For the past two months, I feel like a cast member in a science fiction reality drama series called "When the World Stood Still".

The star of this drama is a child villain, a man-child named "COVID 19", better known as "Coronavirus' to those he seeks to conquer.

March 28th, 2020
'All of you should now be in your homes' - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Cabinet imposed 24/7 lockdown now in effect for the Virgin Islands (VI) starting 8:00pm yesterday, Friday, March 27, 2020, and running until April 2, 2020, as part of its Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has urged all to remain at home and abide by the curfew.

March 28th, 2020
USVI residents to receive $1,200 in Coronavirus relief package


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Washington’s $2 trillion coronavirus relief package will put $1,200 directly into the hands of nearly every American, including United States Virgin Islanders, through income tax rebates, with the money arriving in a matter of weeks.

March 28th, 2020
The Corona recession or depression

By Dickson C. Igwe

The world economy is in the process of abysmal collapse: a major contraction in consumer demand and supply. In the USA, the current President, Donald Trump, is in denial and states that he expects the economy to begin to return to normal in April this year. Donald Trump believes economic growth precedes national health.

March 27th, 2020
'No one should feel they are exempt from this virus' - Hon Sharie B. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has appealed to the youths of the Virgin Islands to take the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat seriously and not think that they are exempt from contracting it.

March 27th, 2020
PHOTO of the Day: Restaurant sends notice to thieves

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With at least three armed robberies reported in the Virgin Islands within a week, one restaurant has put robbers on early notice that they would be wasting their time trying to execute a robbery there.

March 27th, 2020
RVIPF arrests first curfew violator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has made its first arrest of a resident for allegedly defying the mandated 8:00pm Territory-wide curfew which was in effect on Thursday, March 26, 2020, up until 6:00am Friday, March 27, 2020.


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