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November 28th, 2018
Gov’t accepts $400K insurance claim for damaged 'Fishing Complex'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has decided to accept $400,000, a settlement offer from NAGICO Insurance, to be accepted in full discharge of all claims made by the BVI Fishing Complex.

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

November 26th, 2018
Scooter vs Truck! Another accident on Tortola’s roadways

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – A scooter rider collided with a truck today, Monday November 26, 2018, in an accident at Baugher’s Bay, in the vicinity of VI Block.

November 22nd, 2018
VIP @ 47! Opposition Leader comes in for high praises for inclusive leadership

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) celebrating its 47th ‘birthday’ this past month, its Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has come in for high praises for his strong and inclusive leadership style, as the party prepares to head into the 2019 elections season.

August 18th, 2018
Baughers Bay Wharf an eye-sore, Hon Maduro-Caines; ‘clean up or else!’

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Baughers Bay, Tortola, fisher folks wharf is currently an eye-sore, even more so following the passage in 2017 of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 10th, 2018
'Caribbean Cellars' returns to Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola,VI - Wines and Spirits Merchant, Caribbean Cellars, has returned to its main branch at Lower Estate on Tortola, in the Virgin Islands (VI), after being forced to relocate to Baugher’s Bay in 2017, following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

July 28th, 2018
Masked man robs ‘Sports Wagering Company’ in Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – A lone gunman on Friday July 27, 2018, robbed a ‘Sports Wagering Company,’ located inside a popular Baughers Bay Bar. (Both businesses are located in the same building)

July 19th, 2018
Young Businessman shot at bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our news desk is that sometime yesterday evening, Wednesday July 18, 2018, a young businessman whose father owns heavy equipment from Road Town, has been shot.

June 28th, 2018
14 year-old among five busted with 'ganja' in 72 hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Five persons including a 14 year-old boy, from Hodges Creek, was recently charged with the unlawful possession of cannabis sativa (ganja/marijuana) in a 72 hour period, between June 20 and 22, 2018 last.

June 24th, 2018
Hurricanes & Jam Session in best of 5 for 2018 ‘Elite Summer League Finals’

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Hurricanes’ continues in its unbeaten streak, defeating ‘Right Mix’ 68-66, to book a place in the finals of the 2018 Elite Summer Basketball League—organised by Steve E. Parillon. The semi-finals action played off on Friday, June 22, 2018.

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