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April 12th, 2018
Leeann Forbes retired DMV officer has died

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Family, friends and the staff of the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) are in mourning over the passing of Leeann Forbes, a long time employee of the Government Department.

April 12th, 2018
‘Hush money? I did not take it’- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom on the main island of Tortola in a national address yesterday April 11, 2018, said he is "one you can trust as a spiritual leader".

April 12th, 2018
Tales from Tortola, VI Pt 1

Thomas C. Famous

As I sat on my porch looking out towards Guana Island, I contemplated on my time surrounded by fresh mountain air, fresh Caribbean dishes, friends and tons of family.

April 12th, 2018
McMaster wins VI’s first Commonwealth Games gold!

QUEENSLAND, Australia- In what has captured the hearts of athletes and fans around the globe, hurdler Kyron A. McMaster, who lost his coach Xavier Dag Samuels tragically to Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, won the first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal for the [British] Virgin Islands.

April 11th, 2018
‘Supa Cop’ Callwood still on the beat! Tickets like rain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just in case you think he has gone away, well not so fast. The Territory’s most infamous police Officer Constable Glenn Callwood aka ‘Supa Cop’ is still on the traffic beat and issuing tickets to motorists throughout Tortola.

April 11th, 2018
‘It’s ignorance’ I. Fletcher Scatliffe clear the air on stay @ Sports Complex

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Irvine Fletcher Scatliffe, well-known local resident and former talk show host has cleared the air on his five-month stay at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex at the time being used as a shelter following the 2017 Hurricanes of Irma and Maria.

April 11th, 2018
4 VI athletes advance to finals @ Commonwealth Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) athletes showcase their talents in their respective events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, four of them have now advanced to the finals on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

April 11th, 2018
Another active 2018 hurricane season on the way!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some thirty percent of residents and businesses in the Virgin Islands (VI) have not recovered from the ravages of the two powerful category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria of last year.

April 10th, 2018
Standing Finance Committee continues at HoA Chambers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee continues at the Chambers in Road Town, Tortola which began last week. It is also the continuation of the Second Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

April 9th, 2018
Claude O. Skelton-Cline & Peter W. Wickham trade punches over Poll

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A war of words have erupted over a poll conducted in the Virgin Islands (VI) by the Barbados based firm Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) owned and operated by Peter W. Wickham and local radio commentator and former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

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