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January 17th, 2020
Jury Act an ongoing travesty of justice- R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is an ongoing travesty of justice in this country, and it is that of the jury system. The Jury Act of 1914 is contrary to the rule of law; it is a violation of the constitution and all principles of democracy that we still have that Jury Act on our books. I speak for the profession when I make a call for a very urgent rectification of that.”

January 17th, 2020
Cabinet meets; Trade Dept offers on-the-spot services on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The residents of the sister islands of Anegada and Jost van Dyke are finally having the dreaded “stepchild” tag removed, thanks to the unconventional initiatives of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

January 16th, 2020
NAGICO renews Stoby sponsorship for 2020 road racing season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local insurance company, Nagico Insurances has renewed its sponsorship of long-distance runner, Reuben J. A. Stoby, who now has high hopes of returning to the podium in 2020.

January 16th, 2020
Report ‘improper conduct by judicial officers’ to Dep Gov Office- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has said persons who have legitimate complaints about improper conduct by judicial officers should make such complaints under confidential correspondence to the Deputy Governor’s Office.

January 16th, 2020
Ceasar killers were looking for another man- Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In her first murder case since taking up the post of Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit revealed that murder accused, St Kitts national Andraes Norford, and three other men were searching for another individual on the ill-fated day of September 10, 2017, when Hispanic businessman Julio Pineda Ceasar was fatally shot at his residence in East End.

January 16th, 2020
Computer & phones allegedly hacked @ Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the computer systems at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital and by extension, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) were hacked which resulted in the hospital suffering from some system downtime and interruptions in its delivery of service to the general public.

January 15th, 2020
UPDATE: Murder accused Andraes Norford had escaped HMP after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Andraes Norford, the St Kitts national charged for the murder of a man days after Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands had escaped Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) following the hurricane and allegedly used the opportunity to commit the heinous act.

January 15th, 2020
Bitter End Yacht Club launches auction to support area SeaSweeps

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- On December 23rd The Bitter End Foundation, Bitter End Yacht Club’s non-profit affiliate, successfully launched their first "Adopt a Hammock & Support the Sound Auction."

January 15th, 2020
Bambelela Programme ‘saved many lives’ – Premier Fahie

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has praised the Bambelela Homework Programme, stating it has saved many lives in the Virgin Islands.

January 15th, 2020
Christians are 'culprits @ destroying & oppressing' youths - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken and controversial social commentator in the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lashed out at the local Christian community for what he called 'oppressive and manipulative' behaviours they continue to exhibit.


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