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April 24th, 2018
Commercial burglaries on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigation Department are actively investigating a number of commercial burglaries in Road Town and Wickham’s Cay II area and are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals responsible.

April 19th, 2018
7 months later working conditions under West End tent has worsened

WEST END, Tortola, VI - It was our newsroom who first and accurately brought the shameful conditions of civil servants working under an open tent at West End in our December 28, 2017 article.

March 1st, 2018
'Things would be different if tourist or white person is shot'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and social commentator commends Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, for having a joint press conference to address security and crime, he believes that they need to be aware that there is a sense of fear and security should be made an immediate priority.

February 28th, 2018
Zero Police CCTV cameras working; Are we serious about fighting crime?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As gun crime continues to skyrocket over the past two years in the tiny British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) with less than 30 thousand people, some hard questions are being asked.

February 23rd, 2018
'We are taking forward plans to improve security'- Gov Augustus J.U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement released today, February 23, 2018 by Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert on security of the Territory.

February 18th, 2018
'Journey to recovery not a sprint but a marathon'- Dr Robert A. Mathavious

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Virgin Islands has seen much progress since the hurricanes of September 2017 ravaged the islands, there are many who still feel much more can be done, especially by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

December 28th, 2017
Shame! civil servants working under open tent, collecting money, safety compromised

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Of course there were two category 5 hurricanes that destroyed the Virgin Islands (VI) and most of its infrastructure. However, about a month or two later, Premier and Leader of Government Business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) told the world, much to the ridicule and dismissal of many including his own National Democratic Party NDP) front and back bench Members, that we were "back on our feet.”

November 16th, 2017
As of November 16, 2017 curfew stays the same for next 14 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party Government through its Cabinet agreed on Wednesday November 15, 2017 to keep the three-month old curfew in place for another 14 days.

November 12th, 2017
West Indies to tour Pakistan in March for T20 series

LAHORE, Pakistan- A full-strength West Indies team is expected to land in Lahore next March for a three-match Twenty20 series after Cricket West Indies (CWI) "committed" to tour Pakistan next year. The tour was meant to be played this November, but logistical challenges forced the tour to be postponed.

November 10th, 2017
West Indies postpone Pakistan tour over security concerns

KARACHI, Pakistan- West Indies have postponed their visit to Pakistan for a three-match Twenty20 with the leading Caribbean players expressing concerns about their security in the country, the sources have claimed.



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