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August 31st, 2018
Duncan Vindicated? Speedy arrest in Jerry’s murder result of more RVIPF resources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Governor, John S. Duncan's decision, to take money from the coffers to allocate to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is being seen as vindicated, with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), conceding that it was the additional resources that led to the quick breakthrough in the recent murder of 25-year-old, Jerry Castro-Felix.

August 31st, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Ashani Z. Leonard

By M. Gary Eleazar

Gender-roles are evolving, especially when it comes to the world of work. A look at the past 100 years of history would illustrate that the norm would be for women to be homemakers while men worked in the fields, factories and offices.

August 31st, 2018
'Flash flooding' inundates Tortola 'trouble spots'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Heavy rains across the Territory yesterday, August 30, 2018, saw water accumulating in low-lying areas, causing flash flooding in a number of key sections of the Capital of the Virgin Islands (VI), Road Town, on Tortola.

August 30th, 2018
Where is money pledged for post hurricanes recovery?—Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The plight of numerous Virgin Islanders, continue to be bleak, one year after two Category-5 Hurricane hurricanes laid waste to the Territory, leading political aspirant, Mr Julian Willock, to question “where is the money” that had been pledged in aid for the country’s recovery.

August 30th, 2018
Kyron A. McMaster does it again!

ZURICH, Switzerland, EU - For the second consecutive year, the Virgin Islands ‘Golden Boy,’ Kyron A. McMaster, has won the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) 400m Hurdles Diamond League Trophy held in Zurich, Switzerland today, August 30, 2018.

August 30th, 2018
Woman dies after allegedly being struck in head by boyfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

LERKENLUND , St Thomas, USVI — Police on Wednesday (August 29, 2018) arrested a man and charged him with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and using a dangerous weapon during the commission of a crime, after investigators determined that the man had struck and killed his girlfriend several days earlier, VIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

August 30th, 2018
Showers to continue into the evening; flash flood warning in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave continues to affect the Virgin Islands (VI) today, August 30, 2018, causing the current heavy rains to continue into the evening, in addition to some flooding.

August 30th, 2018
VI Attorneys awarded prestigious UK 'scholarship’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders Ms Brittney S. Smith and Mr Hakim T. Creque, are recipients of the prestigious Chevening scholarship.

August 30th, 2018
Dear Masked Murderer

By Walter D. Barrett

Dear Masked Murderer, I write to you today because I am tired of the killing. I write to you because I've prayed and I've fasted and I've cried and I've talked and I've ignored long enough.

August 30th, 2018
1 year later EE/LL still without Clinic, Fire station

EAST END, Tortola, VI – With the Territory days away from observing the one-year anniversary of the catastrophe, caused by Hurricane Irma, residents of the East End, Long Look (EE/LL) Community on Tortola, continue to bemoan the lack of access to health care services and a working fire station.



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