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July 24th, 2024
Budget for Public Assistance Programme being assessed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development has commenced a Fiscal Space Analysis to assess the current budget for social protection in the [British] Virgin Islands.

July 24th, 2024
San Antonio Spurs’ D’Moi M. Hodge to hold basketball camp in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Los Angeles Lakers player from the Virgin Islands, D’Moi M. Hodge, is expected in the Virgin Islands later this month when he will be conducting a summer basketball camp aimed at giving back to his homeland.

July 24th, 2024
St Croix man dies in shooting after heated confrontation

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- A shooting incident occurred on Castle Coakley Road, near Kiki’s Auto Tuesday afternoon, July 23, 2024, resulting in the death of 31-year-old Anthony Ventura, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Director of Communications Glen Dratte has confirmed to the Consortium.

July 24th, 2024
Contentious VI Inquiries Bill 2024 passes in HoA with amendments

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial Virgin Islands Inquiries Bill 2024, brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) on behalf of Governor Daniel Pruce, passed with amendments in the HoA yesterday, July 23, 2024.

July 24th, 2024
About 5000 people & 500 vessels participated in Xmas in July 2024- BVITB

POND BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Despite many activities happening on Tortola on the weekend, the annual Christmas in July turned out to be another success this year.

July 24th, 2024
Antigua govt confident new LIAT will take to skies in August

ANTIGUA NEWSROOM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua--The Antigua & Barbuda government says it remains confident that the new regional airline, LIAT 2020, will begin commercial operations early next month.

July 24th, 2024
Caribbean AIDS epidemic can be ended by 2030, new UNAIDS report says

LOOP NEWS

A new report from UNAIDS reveals that the Caribbean region has the potential to end its AIDS epidemic by 2030, but only if leaders take decisive action now.

July 24th, 2024
Dominica elects first woman Carib chief

LOOP NEWS

Anette Sanford put aside the disappointment of not becoming Dominica’s first head of state when she swept to victory Monday night in the Kalinago election, becoming the first woman to be elected a Chief for the Territory.

July 24th, 2024
Sharks test positive for cocaine in Brazil’s drug-polluted waters

THE WASHINGTON POST

Scientists have found traces of cocaine in wild sharks off the coast of Brazil, in a discovery that highlights the risks to marine life of the illegal cocaine trade.

July 24th, 2024
Sextortion scams run by Nigerians are targeting US men, Meta says

CBS NEWS

So-called sextortion scams are on the rise, with criminals from Nigeria frequently targeting adult men in the U.S., according to social media giant Meta.

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