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October 25th, 2020
Gov't takes Tourism Certification Programme to Sister Islands

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Ahead of the December 1, 2020, reopening of the tourism sector in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Andrew A. Fahie-led administration is pushing for the certification of persons working in the sector through a programme with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

January 4th, 2019
Tourist dies on Jost van Dyke; delay in getting First Responders

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Sometime close to 4:00 pm this afternoon, Friday, January 4, 2019, a male tourist, said to be in his mid 40s, passed away while hiking at Hatchet Road on Jost van Dyke.

July 24th, 2016
Tourist injured during fight on Willy T’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A tourist was reportedly injured when a fight ensued on the popular Willy T’s, Friday night, July 22, 2016.

January 11th, 2016
Tourist allegedly attacked by man with knife on Willy T’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Relating to this news site what she described as "bad for tourism", a tourist who asked not to be named because she frequents the territory, is alleging that one of her sons was attacked and injured by a man wielding a knife on the popular Willy T’s Friday night, January 8, 2016.

February 16th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm death of Anthony Martinez @ The Baths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police today February 16, 2015 confirmed the death of 66 year old Anthony Martinez of New Jersey, United States, who died yesterday February 15, 2015 while touring The Baths, on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda. This story was firstly and accurately reported by this news site yesterday.

September 14th, 2014
North Korea jails US man Matthew Miller for six years


A North Korean court has sentenced an American man to six years of hard labour for "hostile acts", the state-run KCNA news agency has said.

April 11th, 2014
Man collapses near Digicel store

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A man was whisked away for medical treatment after collapsing in the vicinity of the Digicel flagship store in Road Town earlier today, April 11, 2014.

February 17th, 2014
UPDATE: Man found in water at Cooper Island ID as US citizen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 75 year old man whose non-responsive body was found in the water at Cooper Island on Sunday, February 16, 2014 has been confirmed by our informed and reliable source as Mr John Norbert Zeelander.

February 5th, 2014
70 year old drowns near The Baths

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Word from the Public Relations Department of the Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is that a 70 year old man was found lifeless in the sea near the The Baths, Valley, Virgin Gorda today February 5, 2014.

January 21st, 2014
Tourist drowns at The Baths

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - It has been confirmed by Police and other sources at Virgin Gorda that a tourist died earlier today January 21, 2014 at the Baths, Valley, Virgin Gorda.


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