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August 31st, 2019
VG gets new building for BFEC secondary division

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - When the first term of the new academic public school year commences next week on September 2, 2019, student of the secondary division of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) will be comfortably seated in a new and fully furnished building.

August 24th, 2019
2 injured, 1 dead in St. Thomas USVI shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A man and a 15-year-old minor were shot on Seventh Day Street in St. Thomas this morning, with the adult male succumbing to his injuries, The Consortium has learned. V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed the incident, and said the shooting occurred at roughly 10:00 a.m, today Saturday, August 24, 2019.

August 24th, 2019
Debt & the super wealthy

By Dickson C. Igwe

Debt is a super tool of modern economics transferring wealth from the 90% to the 1%.

Now most consumers own debt. In fact, it would not be an over assertion stating that half the population of democratic western countries are submerged in debt.

August 16th, 2019
‘Fast track’ applications close today, Aug 16, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Applications for the Residency and or Belonger Status in the Virgin Islands (VI) through the Government’s ‘Fast Track’ initiative will close this afternoon, August 16, 2019.

August 5th, 2019
Hurricane ghut & drainage clearing begins - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of preparations for the ongoing hurricane season 2019 in the Virgin Islands (VI), Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has revealed that territory-wide Ghuts and Drainage Clearing activities have commenced.

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 22nd, 2019
Government discusses Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Best Practices

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) early last week.

July 13th, 2019
‘Follow tradition & legalise cannabis in VI’ – Luciano

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the highly anticipated Foxy’s HempFest on Jost van Dyke gets going today Saturday, July 13, 2019, headliner and Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ as promised, is putting the conversation around the legalisation of cannabis on the front burner.

June 21st, 2019
E-Newsletter looking to bridge gap between Sister Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A monthly electronic newsletter has been launched to showcase news and events on the Sister Islands.

June 14th, 2019
RVIPF issues crime prevention tips for ‘Buju’ weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are urging residents ahead of the many events that are to take place this weekend, June 14, 2019, to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your houses, businesses and vehicles are secure. If you are planning to be out all night make sure your property remains secure or ask somebody to look after your home.

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