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October 19th, 2021
CoI instigator Augustus J. U. Jaspert to appear before CoI tomorrow

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The man who gave the Virgin Islands a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) as a parting gift and perceived ‘last lick’, the controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, is scheduled to appear before the CoI tomorrow, October 20, 2021.

October 19th, 2021
Man arrested following fatal boat accident discharged- RVIPF

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI– An individual who was arrested following the tragic boat accident near Prospect Reef on Saturday, October 16, 2021, has since been released without being charged, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has disclosed.

October 19th, 2021
Cyberbullying increasing since Covid- School Counsellor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands observe Anti-Bullying Week from Sunday, October 17 to Saturday, October 23, 2021, it has been disclosed that cyberbullying is on the increase in the territory.

October 19th, 2021
18 Eslyn Henley Richiez students receive certificates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 18 Students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre have received certificates for Development through the United Kingdom-based Award Scheme Development & Accreditation Network (ASDAN).

October 19th, 2021
American actress defends man who damaged Columbus statue in Bahamas

ATLANTA, USA- When a man in the Bahamas took a sledgehammer and damaged a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus on October 9, 2021, many took to social media to condemn the act; however, the man, who was subsequently arrested and threatened with prosecution, has also received support, including from American actress and comedian Amanda I. Seales.

October 19th, 2021
Pure Playaz awarded rings; Hon Fraser B/Ball League returns 2022

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League on October 17, 2021, awarded rings to the 2019 Championship team Pure Playaz.

October 18th, 2021
VI celebrates holiday name change: Heroes & Foreparents Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, Monday October 18, 2021, is a public holiday in the Virgin Islands, however, the holiday now carries a new name replacing St. Ursula’s Day.

October 18th, 2021
RT Fire Station to receive boost in external security features– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) said with the latest upgrades to the Road Town Fire station, more upgrades will come to boost external security measures for the Fire Headquarters.

October 18th, 2021
CoI: UK dirty but using 'sledgehammer to kill a fly’ in OTs- Robert C. Hall

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI –Former Speaker of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) House of Assembly, Mr Robert C. Hall has called out the double standards of the UK for not "cleaning their house,” yet going to extremes measures to sort 'the house' of UK Overseas Territories (OTs).

October 18th, 2021
Colin Powell, first Black US secretary of state, dies of COVID

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WASHINGTON, USA - olin Powell, the former United States Secretary of State and the first Black person in the country’s history to fill the position, has died due to complications from COVID-19, his family has said.

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