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February 5th, 2019
Manhattan Yacht Club Claims Liberty Trophy

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - The 2019 Manhattan Yacht Club (MYC) Liberty Trophy challenge was held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, with racers from the Royal BVI Yacht Club (YBVIYC) and the (Loyal) West End Yacht Club (WEYC) ferried out to Great Harbour to join in on the action.

February 5th, 2019
NDP1, VIP & Independent Candidates raise election list concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Confusion is circulating over the new preliminary voters' list. Many political pundits have asked how is it that the Virgin Islands (VI) population after the 2017 Hurricanes of Irma and Maria has decreased, yet, the voters' list has still increased.

February 5th, 2019
PU’s Dirk L. Walters vows to engage more with community

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Former Customs Officer, Dirk L. Walters, who is contesting the Fifth District Seat under the Hon Julian Fraser RA, led Progressives United (PU) for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), is promising more community engagement if elected to the House of Assembly (HoA) as a district representative.

February 5th, 2019
Nagico supports local author; Donates books to HLSCC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In what was a two-fold gesture, Nagico Insurances donated a dozen of the recently launched book titled, “Nursing In The Virgin Islands: A Historical Perspective (1920-2017)” to the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

February 5th, 2019
‘Lights at refurb B/Ball court averted more deaths’ - Rymer on HG shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While many have been critical about the refurbishing of the Huntums Ghut Basketball Court facilitated by Virgin Islands Party's (VIP) Fifth District Candidate, Mr Kye M. Rymer, many are convinced that had the area not been lit due to the recent works, more persons might have been killed during the horrific shooting on the evening of Sunday, February 13, 2019, in the area.

February 4th, 2019
'VIP has the Lucky 13' - Julian Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Mr Julian Willock, a former Permanent Secretary and Businessman, had his first public address since last year December, when he told residents and his supporters that he has suspended his campaign and will not be a Candidate in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 4th, 2019
D1 lagging under Hon Andrew A. Fahie – PVIM’s Sylvia C. Romney-Moses

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI - As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on January 15, 2019, Ms Sylvia C. Romney-Moses has joined the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) led, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) party as a District 1 candidate to contest the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 4th, 2019
Gov Bryan names Marise James as Senior Policy Advisor

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Former Gubernatorial Candidate Marise James has been tapped by Governor Albert Bryan as a Senior Policy Advisor, three veritable sources with knowledge of the appointment have confirmed to The Consortium.

February 4th, 2019
ESHS on lockdown; Unknown persons after students

PASEA ESTATE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from teachers and students, is that the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) in Pasea Estate is on security lockdown.

February 4th, 2019
Green Machine declared champions of SCBBC 9-12 MLK Jr games

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club’s (SCBBC) Martin Luther King Jr (MLK Jr) concluded with Green Machine being declared champions in the 9-12 category.

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