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July 23rd, 2019
HLSCC trains 16 HM Prison Officers

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Sixteen middle management staff of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) recently completed an intensive two-week course in Middle Management at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Centre for Applied Marine Studies.

July 23rd, 2019
Shots fired in EE; Police retrieve spent shells

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The silent night of East End, on the main island of Tortola, was disturbed by gunshots on July 22, 2019.

July 23rd, 2019
Tim Duncan returns to San Antonio Spurs as Assistant Coach

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Legendary NBA player Timothy Theodore Duncan’s (Tim) days with the San Antonio Spurs just received a new lease on life — only this time it is not as power forward on the basketball court, but as assistant coach of the Spurs team, serving under current head coach Gregg C. Popovich.

July 23rd, 2019
44kg cocaine discovered in vessel @ Port Purcell

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today Tuesday, July 23, 2019, announced the seizure of Cocaine on the ‘KRAUTSAND’ Vessel at Port Purcell, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 23rd, 2019
Johnson In; May Out: as UK Prime Minister

LONDON, United Kingdom - Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, known to many as Boris Johnson, will be the new prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

July 23rd, 2019
Gov’t clamping down on work permit for fake jobs- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is assuring that his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government is listening to the voices and cries of the people as they chart a better Virgin Islands (VI) with regards to labour laws.

July 23rd, 2019
Young VG contractor inks contract for remedial works to The Baths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Gordian Scott Maynard of Maynard Construction Ltd yesterday, July 22, 2019 signed a contract to perform remedial works to facilities at the territory’s premier tourist destination, The Baths.

July 23rd, 2019
Work permit applications to go digital by end of August

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Employers have been given the assurance that by the end of August 2019, they would be able to log on to their computers and file applications and make payments for work permits as the Government of the Virgin Islands progresses in digitalising some of its core systems.

July 22nd, 2019
Motor scooter rider suffers broken leg in accident @ Brandywine Bay

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI- A rider of a motor scooter reportedly suffered a broken leg in an accident at Brandywine Bay, Tortola, sometime before noon today, July 22, 2019.

July 22nd, 2019
Tweaked ‘Fast Track’ initiative resumes July 24, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The controversial, 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative let by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been tweaked and is back on track for its Wednesday, July 24, 2019, relaunch.

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