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June 20th, 2018
Two more charged for string of Road Town robberies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF),has charged two, additional persons, in connection with a string of burglaries in and around Road Town, in March and April last, perpetrated against ‘I-Smart’ and ‘Infinite Solutions.’

June 20th, 2018
Monica Allen Receives British Empire Medal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Acting Permanent Secretary Ms Monica Allen, is the Territory’s newest recipient of the British Empire Medal (BEM) award from Her Majesty the Queen.

June 20th, 2018
‘NDP elected members have oversized egos-Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honestly Speaking’s, Claude O. Skelton-Cline, says “…whether we wish to admit it or not, the Premier (Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, AL) has been the glue that has kept the NDP together, particularly for the oversized egos that constitutes his government,” and “it is now left to be seen to what extent they become unglued.”

June 20th, 2018
East vs West: Hons Penn & Turnbull clash for Deputy’s post @ NDP Convention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Media attention and social commentary has been focused on the race between Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) and Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), in the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) internal elections, scheduled for June 23, 2018—a race to succeed outgoing President and party leader, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

June 20th, 2018
No place for students to write examinations?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education and Culture had found itself in a conundrum earlier this year finding accommodation for the students in the Territory, to sit overseas examinations.

June 20th, 2018
Wrong and Misleading; too old to be intimidated

Donald E. de Castro

I feel it very important that I address this issue about passports on the radio station this morning, June 19, 2018, which was a joint release by GIS (Government Information Service) and DDM (Department of Disaster Management).

June 19th, 2018
Wasted youthful enthusiasm facing governmental corruption

Alfred C. Frett

A crucial feature that places ‘Man’ above other ‘Animals,’ is his ability to reason and conceptualize, so it is heart breaking and disappointing to see our youth plagued by wasted opportunity, when good ideas wither before getting the chance to bloom.

June 19th, 2018
Opposition Leader postpones 7 & 8 District meetings; bad weather

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has announced that due to bad weather on Tortola, he has postponed his scheduled public meeting with the residents of the seventh and eight districts.

June 19th, 2018
Who will it be: Ronnie or Myron?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), out of the race for Presidency of his ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and the upcoming General Elections, the political landscape is now wide open.

June 19th, 2018
DDM cautions VI on unstable weather conditions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Disaster Management Department (DDM), is warning residents, of unstable weather conditions that will affect the Territory, resulting from the interaction of a mid, to upper level trough and an active tropical wave exiting the area.



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