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January 18th, 2019
HoA adjourns again until Tuesday Jan 22, 2019; A March election?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will continue on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

January 18th, 2019
Walwyn dispels rumors of 2019 Election Rigging

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Embattled Leader and Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is setting the record straight that the voting machines to be used in the upcoming 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) will not be used for elections rigging.

January 18th, 2019
ESHS Bball team heads to St. Thomas for MLK Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the devastating Hurricanes of 2017 not much has been happening at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) in the area of sports. With many of the sporting facilities destroyed, a National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government that is broke and the alternative government, the Recovery & Development Agency going through the tender process, the recovery and rehabilitation of sporting facilities including basketball courts are taking longer than anticipated.

January 18th, 2019
'Return $7.2M before hospital is renamed'-Rajah A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At-Large Candidate, running as an Independent at the upcoming Polls, Mr Rajah A. Smith, believes that the renaming of the Peebles Hospital should not be done arbitrarily by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and should instead be a matter for public discussion first.

January 18th, 2019
Daughter of Education Minister in auto accident; minor injuries

SOPHIE BAY, Tortola, VI - Information reaching the Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) news centre from our team of reporters is that the daughter of embattled Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

January 18th, 2019
VIP’s Sharie B. deCastro pushes economic reform through education

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro is proposing an economic strategy with an emphasis on education and development of human resources in her quest to bring economic reform to the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 17th, 2019
Kerry Jordan named to BAFT’S future leaders program

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Bankers Association Finance and Trade (BAFT), an international financial services association, recently announced its Future Leaders program class of 2019 and for the first time, an employee of a CIBC FirstCaribbean has landed a place in the prestigious programme.

January 17th, 2019
VI youths join pants sagging culture; wearing pants below butt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the past 10 years, social commentators and scientists have observed how cultural hegemony has resulted in the youths of the Virgin Islands (VI), males in particular, adopting the pants sagging American culture.

January 17th, 2019
Repair works begin On A.O. Shirley Grounds Track

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rehabilitation works on the track at the A.O. Shirley Recreational Grounds has commenced and is expected to continue for approximately four weeks.

January 17th, 2019
Stable potable water for JvD residents by mth-end—Hon Vanterpool

JOST VAN DYKE, VI – Residents of Jost van Dyke in the Virgin Islands (VI), should by the end of the month, begin receiving a more stable supply of potable water, since the Ministry for Communications and Works, is gearing to commission the spanking new reservoir which is nearing completion.

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