ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After being evacuated from the bank along with others who rent space in the Banco Popular Building, in Road Town, the Virgin Islands Capital City, after 8:00 AM today November 30, 2015 all have been returned to the building.
OVERSEAS TERRITORIES REVIEW
Independence – a word that evokes a myriad of emotions in people across Anguilla. This is the word that has grown in popularity over the past few days as news spread across Anguilla – and has reached the media – that the British Government is seeking to increase the powers of the Governor and appoint a Financial Adviser, steps which will essentially undermine the authority of our own democratically elected Government.
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Word reaching our news room is that the French National who died on Anegada yesterday November 29, 2015 allegedly drowned. The 66 year old male was part of a contingent of vacationers on a yacht in the Jack Bay Beach area on Anegada.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that firstly and accurately reported in November 2012 some three years ago, that one of Road Town’s landmarks, the Sol Gas Station popularly known as the O’Neal’s Gas station, will be run under new management effective November 1, 2012.
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - It was three days of eating, drinking and getting there via by power boats, plane or ferry for the 2015 Anegada Lobster Festival. Hundreds of people from both the Virgin Islands and United States Virgin Islands flocked to Anegada, the northernmost Island of the Virgin Islands archipelago. Anegada is the only inhabited island in the Virgin Islands (VI) that is formed from coral and limestone.
DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - A major fire disaster was this afternoon November 29, 2015 averted after a car caught fire near to the VI Motors gas station in Duffs Bottom but was brought under control by a fast arriving Fire Service truck.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the big highlights in the life of the young ladies after being crowned Miss British Virgin Islands (BVI) or Miss World BVI is to represent the Territory at the annual Miss Universe or the Miss World pageants.
CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Three men were shot last night November 28, 2015 and a bullet grazed another during a drive-by shooting incident that occurred just after 9:00 p.m., Police Commissioner Delroy Richards, Sr. confirmed to The Consortium. Two of the four men are currently in serious condition, Mr. Richards revealed.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has issued a warning to residents of the territory as a surface high pressure is expected to generate rough seas and light to moderate wind flow across the islands.