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May 15th, 2019
'D4 saga is not about Willock or Vanterpool' - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is imploring that the saga surrounding the Fourth District seat of Representative-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock is not about the characters involved, rather, it’s a matter of constitutional precedence and the dialogue must continue.

May 15th, 2019
Capriccio robbed; Cashier gun-butted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Italian restaurant Capriccio di Mare on Waterfront Drive, Tortola, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash and the cashier gun-butted during the ordeal last night, May 14, 2019.

May 15th, 2019
Are we really losing our country all over again??

Alred C. Frett

Immigration – The Sore that won’t heal:

All across the World immigration remains a hot button issue; whether it’s new like Windrush and Brexit or Islamophobia and Border Walls, or old like, Australia, South Africa, Denmark or Brazil, the common thread is for the Oppressors to take away and develop the Properties of others by deceit or force and then lay sole claim to these Properties while victimising the original owners.

May 14th, 2019
VI businesses give back to vulnerable families

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, Vi - The proceeds raised by partners during Child Abuse Prevention Month activities 2019, were handed over to the Virgin Islands’ Social Development Department.

May 14th, 2019
‘1000 Jobs in 1000 Days’ launch postponed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative, scheduled for today, May 14, 2019, has been postponed.

May 14th, 2019
The UK’s commitment to OTs 'will not waver'- Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, has welcomed the response from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to the Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) report on ‘Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship’.

May 14th, 2019
'High risk' VI implementing border control measures for measles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With global measles cases soaring in places like the United States, Latin America and Europe, local health authorities have been on the alert and encouraging the populace to get vaccinated as a matter of priority.

May 14th, 2019
Same-sex marriage policy should be matter for VI to decide- UK Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom Government of Theresa M. May has said it will not force the British Overseas Territories (OTs) to legalise same-sex marriage but will continue to engage them, to ensure their legislation is compliant with their international human rights obligations.

May 14th, 2019
‘Fast track initiative’ was a 'tough decision' made- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is no doubting the popularity and respect that Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) commands among the people in the Virgin Islands; however, he has been receiving criticism from some locals on his ‘fast track’ regularisation programme for non-locals residing in the Territory for 15 years and more.

May 14th, 2019
Kala Penn sets new National Outdoor Triple Jump Record

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, USA- A new national record for the Virgin Islands has been established in the Women’s Outdoor Triple Jump.


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