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January 17th, 2020
Meteor? Mysterious fireball seen falling from sky

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the second time in two months, residents of the Virgin Islands were again left stunned at a strange phenomenon in the sky, this time, a ball of fire descending from the sky late this afternoon, January 17, 2019, at around 17:30hrs.

November 26th, 2019
'Yes, I do work & loving it'- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member, Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) has given the public all assurance that she does in fact work; and provided proof by posting an office 'selfie' on the popular social network website, Facebook.

October 24th, 2019
Peebles Hospital accused of slothful hiring process

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The nation's premier public hospital facility, the Peebles Hospital has been accused of having a slothful hiring process by an alleged prospect employee, Jessica Penn, who took to social media to lambast the institution for never calling her back after indicating that she was hired.

October 14th, 2019
Cease or face 'disciplinary action'- BVITB tells 'Cindy' to stop embarrassing VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The ongoing rants and sensational online commentary of resident and BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) employee, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' has finally caught the attention of the Board who accused her of trying to embarrass not only the office but the territory, along with Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

July 29th, 2019
‘Cindy’ to Hon Malone: “My mouth helped your Gov’t to be elected!”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced in the Order Paper of the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at the Thursday July 25, 2019, House sitting moved motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

December 31st, 2018
‘Beautiful yacht, but it is not mine’ -Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Social media was on fire with a luxury yacht named ‘Mark Vanterpool’ circulating on several platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and others.

April 20th, 2017
Hon Walwyn reveals proposed design for ESHS building on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) engaged residents near and far via his Facebook page when he revealed the proposed drawing for a new building at the Elmore Stoutt High School and, judging from the majority comments, a fancy building is not priority for many.

January 5th, 2017
Sharie ‘Watchman’ de Castro challenges Hon Vanterpool on road works spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am convinced now more than ever that our government officials drive on private roads that we, the ordinary people, do not see or have access to! Please be honest! Who can see or feel a $12.3M improvement of roads in the Virgin Islands?” asked Sharie B.Y. ‘Watchman’ de Castro on social media.

August 3rd, 2016
Peebles Hospital comes in for some much needed praise!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When her son took ill and needed to be taken to Peebles Hospital, it added to the fears of Jost Van Dyke resident Karen A. Ward, who had already heard of all the negative stories coming out of the territory’s lone hospital.

February 27th, 2016
USVI man gets 27 months in prison for FB death threat

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced on Thursday Kamoui Francis, 25, to 27 months in federal prison for transmission of threat to injure, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

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