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January 17th, 2021
Officers in largest drugs bust were ‘suspected’ of being corrupt – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -Outgoing Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that the two officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) who were implicated and charged in the $250 million drug bust in the Balsam Ghut area in November 2020, were suspected of being corrupt.

January 9th, 2021
VI expecting Royal Caribbean 'warm lay-up' from Jan 11, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Authorities at the BVI Ports Authority (BCIPA) have announced that the Virgin Islands (VI) will be expecting its first technical cruise calls for 2021, via the Royal Caribbean Cruise lines, however, the calls will be done under strict health and safety guidelines.

November 13th, 2020
Media denied chance to ask pressing questions @ drug bust press conference

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At least one local journalist has publicly criticised the November 10, 2020, joint press conference hosted by Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert and Police Commissioner Michael B. Matthews to report on the territory's historic $250M drug bust.

May 7th, 2020
I received 'several threats to my life' for doing job - JTV's Cathy O. Richards

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Japhix Television (JTV) Journalist, Ms Cathy O. Richards has recalled the perils of moving to the Virgin Islands from Guyana and encountering a culture shock over how locals would treat expat journalists plying their trade.

October 30th, 2019
Motorists can be charged up to 6 months after traffic offence - 'Super cop'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many road users may not know that officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have up to six months to report and charge for traffic violations. And, according to well known traffic officer Glen Callwood aka 'Super cop', it is then up to the court to do its job and take further action.

October 26th, 2019
99% of motorcyclists using roads incorrectly- Super Cop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Motorcyclists continue to be a traffic nuisance especially in the Road Town area of Tortola in the Virgin Islands (VI), according to one of the most feared Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Traffic Officers, Mr Glen Callwood, best known as 'Super Cop'.

May 11th, 2019
Nurses honoured in weeklong celebrations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Observed under the Theme, “Nurses – A voice to lead – Health for all” Nurses Week 2019 across the Territory was celebrated in a number of ways both by the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the corporate community.

May 6th, 2019
Safer roads before bigger bikes – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police, Michael B. Matthews is of the opinion, the Government must make roads safer and ensure education takes place before legalising the introduction of larger CC motorcycles in the territory.

April 12th, 2019
Too many complaints @ Immigration Dep’t - Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has announced some sweeping changes coming to the Virgin Islands (VI) Immigration Department following several complains over its operation.

March 23rd, 2019
Who is Genevieve Glatsky? Tabloid reporter attacks VINO & HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It is Déjà Vu again, as over the past 24 hours, the Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) news centre has been flooded with phone calls over an article written by local tabloid 'The BVI Beacon’ in which one of their rookie reporters, Ms Genevieve Glatsky attacked the number one media house in the Virgin Islands (VI).


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