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April 28th, 2018
Take drugs or race men: IAAF to women with high testosterone levels

PRETORIA, South Africa- Some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men or change events unless they take medication, under new rules issued by athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

March 17th, 2018
Barbarians at the gates of Rome

Dickson Igwe

The Virgin Islands economy composed of the financial services industry, ecotourism and maritime, and the domestic market economy, is the core tool for the empowerment of Virgin Islanders and citizens.

January 4th, 2018
‘People’s Man’ stood up for my mom who ‘was not from here’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She shockingly toppled the political giant at the 2011 General Elections of the Virgin Islands as a National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for the Sixth District, but there was still plenty of love between Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) and the late Omar W. Hodge, a former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour.

September 25th, 2017
Is politics being played with distribution of relief items?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which devastated the Virgin Islands (VI) on September 6, 2017, leaving death, massive destruction, overwhelming loss of homes, boats, automobiles, and businesses, the reality on the ground is that people desperately need help.

July 5th, 2017
'Everyone being shifted except Minister of Finance' – Wesley I. Penn

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – “Where we are now, our leadership is not the way it used to be. They are not functioning as a unit. They are going different directions and there is a leadership challenge. I would recommend that the Premier reshuffles his government because we are not getting what we set out to get.”

February 21st, 2017
Day 2: Hospital sickout/strike continues!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was our newsroom that was first to accurately report that some ten doctors, both locals and expatriates, were on an official sick-out that began around 9:00 AM on February 20, 2017.

August 16th, 2016
UPDATE: Residents want Premier Smith to denounce religious attack on Muslim family

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents are calling on the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith to make an urgent public statement denouncing a recent religious attack a Muslim family residing in the Virgin Islands reportedly endured.

July 2nd, 2016
VI women salute Jacqueline E. Vanterpool on historic appointment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The recent historic appointment of Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool to the position of Superintendent of Police in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has seen many extending congratulations to the former Chief Inspector, who is an admirable and respected Virgin Islander.

June 30th, 2016
UPDATE: Jacqueline E. Vanterpool appointed first female Superintendent of Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in February of this year that Virgin Islands News Online first and accurately reported that local female police officer, Jacqueline E. Vanterpool was tipped to fill the vacant position of Superintendent of Police left by the retired M. Roy Stoutt.

June 29th, 2016
M. Roy Stoutt was ‘frustrated’ out of RVIPF?- Radio caller thinks so

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the Speak out BVI Show on ZBVI 780 AM with Doug Wheatley on June 28, 2016 criticised former local Police Commissioners Vernon E. Malone and Reynell Frazer for allegedly not grooming a local person in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) to succeed them when they would have retired.



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