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January 25th, 2020
Premier Fahie jets off on personal leave

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After eleven months in office and effective January 23, 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has taken time off from his job and assumed personal leave until January 28, 2020.

January 25th, 2020
Victimization in politics

By Dickson C. Igwe

One politician's assertions on victimization reveal a pervasive culture.

Now, when it comes to victimization in politics anywhere, all are guilty. There is no innocent political party.

January 24th, 2020
Premier Fahie blasts 'malicious' news article on medical marijuana industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called out what he called, 'malicious, unprofessional and fabricated,' an article on the Virgin Islands (VI) medical marijuana industry published by a local media house.

January 24th, 2020
‘I too would like details about medical marijuana’ – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Legislator, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said despite being a member of the House of Assembly (HoA), he too is seeking information on Government’s proposed medicinal marijuana industry.

January 23rd, 2020
Strong values will decide on same-sex marriage in VI - Angelle A. Cameron

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Christian and former Mrs BVI, Angelle A. Cameron says the value systems in the Virgin Islands will set the agenda on a number of issues facing the Territory, including whether the Territory adopts or rejects the idea of same-sex marriages.

January 23rd, 2020
MoU inked between HLSCC & Power 52 for solar technical training

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Premier's Green Strategy initiative to put the Virgin Islands (VI) on the path towards becoming a green economy is now moving full speed ahead, with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) and Power 52 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, for the training of local solar technicians.

January 20th, 2020
CCTV Cameras to be restored ‘in coming weeks’ – CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews said in a matter of weeks, the force will be fitting and restoring CCTV Cameras throughout the Virgin Islands (VI) as part of efforts to fight growing traffic violations.

January 18th, 2020
Local Shero Patsy C. Lake celebrates 75th Birthday in grand style!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park which sits in the heart of Road Town, Tortola was last evening Friday, January 17, 2020, transformed beyond one's imagination for the 75th birthday party celebration for one of the territory's female freedoms fighters.

January 18th, 2020
Police HQ stuck above RiteWay Pasea until March

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be spending another few months above the bakery at the Riteway Food Markets location in Pasea Estate, after a failed bid to move in December 2019.

January 18th, 2020
RVIPF cracking down on motorbike offenders, illegal ATVs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is cracking down on the illegal use of motorcycles and other type of vehicles such as the ‘All Terrain Vehicles’ (ATV’s) following an increasing amount of complaints over the illegal use such in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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