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August 2nd, 2020
Woman struck by reversing car in Mill Mall parking lot

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A woman is said to be recovering from shock and minor injuries after she was struck by a motor car in the parking lot of Mill Mall in Road Town on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

August 2nd, 2020
Schools unlikely to physically reopen in September due to latest COVID-19 measures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students and teachers who were looking forward to physically returning to school in September 2020 may have to continue in their online space, until November 2020 at least.

August 1st, 2020
VI records 9th COVID-19 case; Virus was imported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands has recorded its 9th case of COVID-19, after several weeks of being coronavirus free. Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) announced tonight Saturday, August 1, 2020.

August 1st, 2020
VI's emancipation was a deadly fight to freedom - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the COVID-19 pandemic has turned virtual, the usual mass gatherings and events associated with Emancipation Day Celebrations in the Virgin Islands, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has urged residents to remember the meaning behind the day.

August 1st, 2020
We can't run from 'knee on neck' metaphor - Dr Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Weeks after a cartoon by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) spark some outrage in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley aka 'Sowande Uhuru' said the death of George P. Floyd and the imagery surrounding his death is now symbolic of oppression.

August 1st, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Aqueelah L. Frett

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Championing the natural hair movement in the Virgin Islands, Entrepreneur Aqueelah L. Frett has turned her passion for haircare into a business. Originally from Virgin Gorda but residing on Tortola, this mother of two does have a day job, but she also runs the ‘Afrotherapy’ boutique.

August 1st, 2020
COVID-19 & the small island advantage

By Dickson C. Igwe

Until a vaccine or cure, geography, control of population movement, and good governance are three of the most crucial factors in keeping the COVID-19 pandemic under control and at bay, in the British Virgin Islands.

August 1st, 2020
Marianna Rose awarded 19th Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI - Listing her hobbies as basketball and reading, Marianna Rose of Towers, West End, is now the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship (IDMS).

July 31st, 2020
66th VI Festival opens this evening, July 31, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will be celebrating its 66th emancipation festival commencing today, July 31, 2020, with slight changes to its itinerary.

July 31st, 2020
Brace for 6 months of 'famine & chaos' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Controversial and outspoken pastor and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to get prepared for what he called a 6-month prophecy of chaos and famine to impact the Territory.

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