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January 8th, 2020
'Be ready for the possibility of an earthquake'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an onslaught of strong earthquakes hitting neighbouring Puerto Rico and more recently Dominica and surrounding islands, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has warned the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to be ready for the possibilities of an earthquake hitting the territory.

January 8th, 2020
Angelle A. Cameron suddenly resigns as Asst PRO of BVIBF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF), which welcomed a new executive body in June 2019, has lost one of its elected members through sudden resignation- Assistant Public Relations Officer, Mrs Angelle A. Cameron.

January 8th, 2020
Budget Speech was about vision not 'pie in the sky' ideas - Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - With the 2020 Budget Speech promising a myriad of economic diversification projects such as gaming, medical marijuana, drag racing and financial technology in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his speech was never about the figures, rather about the accompanying vision.

January 8th, 2020
Private sector urged to get emergency plans in place

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While government is doing its part with those in its employ by promoting disaster preparedness and awareness, the private sector is also being urged to take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of employees.

January 8th, 2020
From Car Wash to PR: Shakeem O. Springette pursuing his passion

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - In January 2019, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) featured young businessman Shakeem O. Springette and the launch of his 'Luxury Styles Car Wash and Detailing' shop in Sea Cows Bay. About a year later, the young entrepreneur has expanded by launching a second business called 'On Point Publicity'.

January 7th, 2020
UPDATE: One confirmed dead; Buildings collapse from 6.4 quake in PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- At least one person has been confirmed dead following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico early Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

January 7th, 2020
Park & Ride initiative a success; Service to become permanent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has said the implementation of the Park and Ride initiative launched during the holiday season was beneficial and will become a permanent service.

January 7th, 2020
Dijon Hodge charged in shooting incident @ Bouncer’s Bar

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – One male has been charged in relation to the late night shooting incident on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Bouncer’s Bar in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

January 7th, 2020
USVI professor collapses & dies @ airport in Guyana

TIMEHRI, Guyana, SA- A US Virgin Islands (USVI) University Professor, Mr Kodzo Ekpe, died after collapsing while boarding an outgoing American Airlines flight early Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana, authorities in the country are reporting.

January 7th, 2020
'More red tape in there than anything else'- Hon Smith on Public Sector

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) says the public sector is one that is plagued with red-tapes and bureaucracy; however, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government will still get more done in 2020.


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