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January 26th, 2023
Man shot while driving in Zion Hill area

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news centre is there has been a shooting in the area of Tortola known as Zion Hill.

January 26th, 2023
Police seeking help in locating missing Jevonte P. Wattley aka ‘J.D.’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Officers at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 24-year-old Jevonte Wattley, aka ‘J.D.’ of Cane Garden Bay who was last seen since Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

January 26th, 2023
Over 30 emergency calls @ The Baths in 2022 & no lifeguard- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services has called for lifeguards to be placed at The Baths National Park, given the area continues to receive emergency calls when the park is opened to guests.

January 26th, 2023
‘Negotiation & diplomacy cannot only involve Premier & his brother’- Willock

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Mr Julian Willock has acknowledged that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has been trying his best at the helm of the territory; however, he has advised the territory’s leader to have the people more involved.

January 26th, 2023
Dr Pickering hopes to reveal political team @ next public meeting

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Dr Kedrick D. Pickering is hoping to soon announce his group of candidates for the upcoming General Elections of the Virgin Islands, as he told residents of Huntums Ghut that last night January 25, 2023, will likely be the last time he is on the road solo.

January 26th, 2023
Sister Islands’ residents feel neglected- Sister Islands Unit Report

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- There has always been the sentiment that the Sister Islands are often neglected by Government and their elected representatives.

January 25th, 2023
28 Educators undergo leadership training with HLSCC Institute of Education

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Educators throughout the public and private primary and secondary school sectors in the Virgin Islands (VI) have began an 8-month leadership training programme with H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Institute of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.

January 25th, 2023
VI needs a Unity Gov’t that is elected & not selected – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lauded the concept of a Government of National Unity as a good one; however, he slammed the process that led to the formation of the latest Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

January 25th, 2023
Grenada delays tax hike on sugary, alcoholic & tobacco products

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The Grenada government has announced a one-month delay in the implementation of an increase in the Excise Tax on alcohol and tobacco products as well as Value Added Tax (VAT) on sugar, sugary or carbonated drinks.

January 25th, 2023
Pope says homosexuality is not a crime

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Pope Francis criticised laws that criminalize homosexuality as "unjust," saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church.

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