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April 26th, 2019
Attempted murder suspect Kenai Jacobs refused bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kenai Jacobs, who is accused of shooting a man in the chest on April 15, 2019 in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, was refused bail when he made a court appearance recently.

November 1st, 2017
7 hospitalised in STT for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — With thousands of generators now buzzing daily across the US Virgin Islands (USVI), which is still mostly without electricity, the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning has grown urgent, with [US] Virgin Islands (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards revealing on Monday October 30, 2017 that 7 persons were hospitalised after inhaling the colourless gas.

March 16th, 2017
Former legislator J. Alvin Christopher hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former legislator and current Chairman of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Mr J. Alvin Christopher was flown out of the territory to access medical care after falling ill recently.

October 21st, 2016
UPDATE: 14-yr-old BFEC student charged for assault

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The male student of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) accused of physically assaulting a female student on October 18, 2016, causing her injuries, has been charged by police.

October 4th, 2016
UPDATE: Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE suffered stroke; May be flown overseas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The territory’s first Premier Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE had suffered a stroke on Friday September 30, 2016, according to a statement released today, October 4, 2016 by one of his children, Abby O’Neal.

September 27th, 2016
Prisoner Akim Stevens beaten & hospitalised

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- According to our Team of Reporters from around the Virgin Islands, inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison Akim Stevens has been reportedly beaten and hospitalised.

September 27th, 2016
UPDATE: Mrs Geneva Lettsome passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our newsroom early this morning, September 27, 2016 is that Mrs Geneva Lettsome, the mother of First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) among others, has died at age 88.

November 27th, 2015
Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ hospitalised; missed from the streets

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms. Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ known to all for her frequency on the streets of Tortola requesting money for drinking a beverage has been hospitalised.

October 2nd, 2015
Reverend Melvin A. Turnbull hospitalised with 'heart scare'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reverend Melvin A. Turnbull, the prominent preacher and father of 2nd District Representative Hon Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull, was taken to Peebles Hospital a few days ago after complaining of chest pains, sources have informed Virgin Islands News Online.

September 28th, 2015
Acting Chief Immigration Officer Ian B. Penn hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Acting Chief Immigration Officer Mr Ian B. Penn has been hospitalised.

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