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November 29th, 2021
VI's 3x3 basketballers depart for Jr PanAm Games tomorrow

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands' 3x3 basketball team for the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia will depart these shores tomorrow, November 30, 2021.

November 29th, 2021
Recent trip to UK ‘very successful’ with renewed conversation on relations- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A, Fahie (R1) has reported that recent trips to the United Kingdom (UK) for both the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) and the COP26 meetings have been successful.

November 29th, 2021
Rental vehicle reported stolen @ TB Lettsome International Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI- A rental vehicle was reportedly stolen from the parking lot at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island on Sunday, November 28, 2021.

November 29th, 2021
Premier to meet with local banks for talks on helping VI residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With persons in the Virgin Islands still having a difficult time with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has affected lives and livelihoods, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) plans on meeting with the banking sector to discuss ways residents can be further assisted.

November 28th, 2021
'Allegiance to political parties has retarded VI’s progress'- Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Community leader and Virgin Islander, Bishop John I. Cline has called for an end to political party allegiance in the territory, which he said has stymied the VI's growth throughout the years.

November 28th, 2021
Luca Reich's experience @ Pan Am Games 'invaluable'- Coach Murrills

CALI, Columbia, SA- Representing the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) at the inaugural PanAm Junior Games in Cali, Colombia, squash player Luca Reich was the first athlete of the VI team to compete at Cali 2021.

November 28th, 2021
USVI homicide rate for 2021 moves to 44

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — The territory's total homicides for 2021 climbed to 44 after a man was found dead in his vehicle Saturday night, November 27, 2021, following reports of gunshots being fired in the area of the Judy Gomez Highway in St Thomas, according to a police report. The incident was the fourth homicide in four days in the USVI, three of which occurred in St Thomas.

November 27th, 2021
Safe Haven’s community outreach programme deemed a success

JOHNSON'S GHUT, Tortola, VI- A community outreach event organized for vulnerable individuals and persons living with mental health issues by the staff of Safe Haven Transitional Centre has been deemed a success by the organizers.

November 27th, 2021
Legalizing Same-Sex marriages 'not on my agenda at all'– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The territory’s leader said making same-sex marriages acceptable in the Virgin Islands is against his religious beliefs and is not something that is currently on the Government's agenda.

November 27th, 2021
The love for easy money - Part 1

Dickson C. Igwe

OK, at the root of the need for a Commission of Inquiry, and all the present woes that threaten this small country, is the simple reality that the Virgin Islands is threatened by an increasingly amoral riptide, that is driving crime, corporate greed, and poor ethics, in the private and public space.


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