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April 25th, 2018
interCaribbean Airways cancels planned operations in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — interCaribbean Airways, which recently announced connecting flights to St Thomas and St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), made known on Tuesday April 24, 2018 the cancellation of its planned St Thomas and St Croix routes.

November 24th, 2015
Economy doing well! – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – We remember very well when Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith became the butt of jokes in 2013 when he claimed that the economy was robust, before back pedaling on his own statements. Now again, contrary to reports on the ground and from the ordinary man, Premier Smith has claimed that the Virgin Islands economy is “doing well” even while acknowledging that there were delays in some persons being paid.

February 10th, 2015
‘Cruise Pier delays will mean $$’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative and senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said that while his party has always supported the idea of an expansion of the cruise pier, they cannot ignore that with the numerous delays there is bound to be cost overruns which ultimately the taxpayer will bear.

January 8th, 2015
Ports project heading downhill with delays; Skelton-Cline takes action!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial Ports Development Project, in particular the seaside portion, seems to be facing delays after delays and it remains unclear what the outcome of the project will be.

June 10th, 2014
‘Shame on you LIAT!’ – Resident

BEEF ISLAND, VI – When a regular traveling customer was made to pay some $77.00 to rebook a flight on LIAT for a Caribbean destination he said it was the last straw and cried shame on the regional airline.

June 5th, 2014
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends World Cup organisation

BBC NEWS

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has defended the way her country has organised the football World Cup, which kicks off next week in Sao Paulo.

September 26th, 2013
More delays in 'Letty’ & Smith trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yet another road bump hit the trial of Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge and Lucien Smith yesterday, September 25, 2013 when they appeared before the Magistrate’s Court as it was revealed that relevant documents were yet to be handed over to the defence.

October 11th, 2012
'Dog-bite' matter adjourned again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Vernal Brathwaite and Israel Bahadoor will once again have to return to court following yet another request for an adjournment in their matter.

October 3rd, 2012
Drug accused inmate complains of injustice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tiffern Henley, an inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) at Balsum Ghut, aired his concerns about delays in his trial when he appeared before Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday, October 2, 2012.



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