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November 6th, 2018
Mcdonald’s La Reine robbed at gunpoint, suspects escape

VI CONSORTIUM

ESTATE LA REINE, St. Croix, USVI: The Estate La Reine McDonald’s was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday night, after three male suspects entered the establishment at about 8:57 p.m. with weapons drawn demanding cash, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced today.

November 5th, 2018
Hon Maduro-Caines ‘Day of Repentance Gathering’ a success

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Despite the poor weather, the young and old of the Virgin Islands (VI) turned out in numbers for an event dubbed 'A Day of Repentance Gathering' on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

November 5th, 2018
Cabinet grants approval for RVIPF lease space & more

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands, chaired by His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert at a meeting on October 18, 2018, at the Premier’s Office recently granted approval for a number of items.

November 5th, 2018
Cure for cancer may be in Marijuana – Deputy Premier Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Which will it be? The medicinal proprieties in cannabis or the western style type of medicine? Those were two opinions shared with cancer survivors, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Dinner Gala for the 20th Anniversary of the British Virgin Islands Cancer Society.

November 5th, 2018
Fire destroys power boat at Red Bay, East End

RED BAY, Tortola, VI: A power boat believed to belong to a young Hodge resident caught fire early this morning Monday, November 5, 2018, according to eyewitnesses.

November 5th, 2018
11 honoured at BVI Cancer Society Gala Event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the BVI Cancer Society, 11 founding members were honoured while local politicians and other leaders underscored the importance of the non-governmental organisation.

November 4th, 2018
PHOTO of Day: An Ex-Premier O’Neal & a national ‘Shero’ Ms Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Over the past two days, the Sea Cows Bay Methodist Church has seen historical moments even as it is one of the few places of worship on Tortola that was not impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017.

November 4th, 2018
VI rocked by magnitude 2.97 Earthquake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is taking the time to remind the Virgin Islands (VI) community that we live in a seismically active zone, which makes the Territory vulnerable to earthquakes.

November 4th, 2018
Scabies outbreak at Her Majesty's Prison?

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI: Word reaching our news desk is that last month there was an outbreak of Scabies at Her Majesty’s Prison located at Balsam Ghut on the main Island of Tortola.

November 4th, 2018
Assessors to collect data on living conditions

Assessors are receiving training in techniques to collect information for the Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) according to a release from the Government Information Service dated, November 1, 2018.



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