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January 20th, 2019
‘Read to Heal programme’ off to a successful start

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students of the Joyce Samuel Primary School, were on Tuesday, January 14, 2019, treated to readings from The Irma Diaries by local author Angela Burnett Penn.

January 19th, 2019
Green Machine takes lead in SCBBC MLK Jr 9-12 match

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – As the Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club’s (SCBBC) Martin Luther King Jr (MLK Jr) games are on the way, the match between Green Machine and Blue Boys was a good start to the tournament in the 9-12 category.

January 19th, 2019
Users of unmanned aircraft subject to aviation rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Users of small unmanned aircraft, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones are being advised that they are subject to aviation rules.

January 19th, 2019
VIP’s Flax-Charles proposes more tourism products

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - At-Large candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Ms Shereen D. Flax-Charles is planning to significantly expand the Virgin Islands (VI) tourism products if elected to office in 2019.

January 19th, 2019
Bartender shot to death in USVI bar

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A female bartender was shot to death in a downtown Christiansted, USVI bar on the night of Thursday, January 17, 2019, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed.

January 19th, 2019
VIP's Neville A. Smith mulls expanding tourism's niche markets

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Territorial At Large Candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Neville A. Smith aka ‘Sheep,’ is proposing the shoring up of the Territory’s Tourism Industry by expanding into new niche markets in addition to an ambitious agriculture and fisheries project.

January 19th, 2019
The Virgin Islands General Election of 2019 Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. Will the two-party culture of the Virgin Islands end at the 2019 General Election? This Old Boy does not believe so. However, there is a growing chorus, that party politics has failed the Virgin Islands. And that the 2019 General Election may well be the ‘swan song’ of two-party politics in the territory. Is there validity to that assertion?

January 19th, 2019
VI scholar issues call for more Debates among Candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The call for debates among Candidates vying to become Legislators of the Virgin Islands (VI), ahead of the 2019 General Election, is reverberating more across the Territory.

January 18th, 2019
Minor accident slows traffic in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At around 4:55 pm today, January 18, 2019, in the midst of the rush hour traffic, two small Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) had a bumper accident.

January 18th, 2019
Police hunting prison escapee Khori T. Prince

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking the public's assistance in locating Khori Tahj Prince, 19, who escaped from Police custody this afternoon, January 18, 2019.

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