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October 17th, 2019
After a 2-year hiatus BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations set for Oct. 19, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Not held since the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

October 17th, 2019
'Greedy capitalists paying no heed to Climate Change'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Bahamas still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian that ravaged the country in September of 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says now more than ever, the region and especially the Virgin Islands (VI) must focus on building resilient economies to mitigate the effects of climate change.

October 17th, 2019
UPDATE: USVI mother & boyfriend charged for murder of 4-yr-old

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Delicia Daniel, 29, and her boyfriend, Kyle Christopher, 22, were both charged with first-degree murder and other charges during their advisement hearing on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in connection with the death of 4-year-old Aaron Benjamin, Jr., who was found dead in his mother’s Lorraine Village housing community apartment on Friday, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

October 17th, 2019
Riley narrowly misses College Classic Series record!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) College Classic Series 2-mile record narrowly survived an onslaught by Neil Riley when Race 3 was held at the Paraquita Bay campus on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

October 17th, 2019
Gov’t should get involved in Foxy’s controversy – Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an effort to secure the integrity of the internationally acclaimed “Foxy’s” brand as a main tourist attraction for the Virgin Islands (VI), at least one indigenous Virgin Islander has publicly called on the government of the day to intervene in the fiasco on the sister island of Jost van Dyke.

October 17th, 2019
Gov't travels to face HoA scrutiny

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Seventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands commences today Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 10:00am in Road Town, Tortola, the travels of the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led administration will be placed under the microscope in the name of accountability.

October 17th, 2019
‘Fast life isn’t the best life!’ Magistrate tells man found with drugs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Before imposing a $5,000 fine on Devonte H. Furlonge of Horse Path for drug-related offences, Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo had some words of advice for him.

October 16th, 2019
Hon Penn wants proof NDP Gov’t refused UK grants after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is not taking lightly to statements made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the previous NDP Government refused offer of grants from the United Kingdom (UK) following the devastation of the territory by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

October 16th, 2019
Mr Gregory Skelton is Acting Commissioner of DMV

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Gregory Skelton has been appointed to act as Commissioner in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) effective October 1, 2019.

October 16th, 2019
Rosan-Jones fires back @ BVITB - 'I have a right to question the Gov't!'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an October 8, 2019 warning letter accusing her of trying to embarrass the country, BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) employee, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' has fired back at the Board saying she has a right to question the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

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