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June 4th, 2024
Ex legislator & CoP Vernon E. Malone to lie in state on June 20; Funeral on June 22

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The official funeral of former legislator and attorney, Mr Vernon E. Malone, will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex.

May 21st, 2024
Well-known VI resident Charles M. Martin aka ‘Be Be’ dies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over the years, once you have travelled using the Native Son Ferry Service from the Road Town Ferry Dock on Tortola, you would have met Charles M. Martin aka ‘Be Be’.

May 20th, 2024
Men killed in Huntums Ghut identified as Alix M. Hernandez & Amancio V. Ramirez

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- Detectives of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are urgently seeking witnesses or any information in relation to the double murder which occurred just after midnight on Friday, May 17, 2024.

May 9th, 2024
PWD in mourning over passing of employee Brucerell D. Fahie

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- The immediate family and friends of Mr Brucerell Devaine Fahie aka ‘D Bain’ of Tortola, along with his employer, the Public Works Department (PWD), are mourning his passing.

May 8th, 2024
VI lost a true national icon with passing of Vernon E. Malone – Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands and his family, has joined the territory in expressing condolences to the family and loved ones of the late former Member of the House of Assembly, Mr Vernon E. Malone.

May 4th, 2024
VI’s first local CoP, Attorney & Legislator Vernon E. Malone passes

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre is that former legislator (2007-2011) Attorney and the first local Commissioner of Police, Vernon E. Malone passed away today Saturday, May 4, 2024.

April 15th, 2024
Premier ‘salutes’ D’Moi M. Hodge for recent commitment to VI despite mourning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- [British] Virgin Islands (VI) basketball player and former Los Angeles Lakers’ D’Moi M. Hodge has been hailed by the Premier of the territory for his recent show of commitment to the VI in the 2024 King of the Courts Caribbean Basketball Championships despite mourning the loss of his father Courtney Parsons Hodge aka ‘Coco’.

April 11th, 2024
O.J. Simpson dead at 76 after cancer battle

BBC

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - O.J. Simpson, the former American footballer who was controversially cleared of double murder, has died aged 76. Orenthal James Simpson rose to fame as a college footballer before playing in the NFL.

April 10th, 2024
Where is the ‘outrage’ for Jamal S. Smith’s death?- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that the [British] Virgin Islands has lost a valuable citizen with the death of Jamal S. Smith, Third District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA has said it is concerning that he is not seeing expressions of outrage over the demise of the local attorney.

April 4th, 2024
UPDATE: Man killed in excavator accident is Courtney Parsons Hodge aka ‘Coco’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- With next of kin and other family members adequately informed, our News Centre can now disclose that the man who died in an accident involving an excavator at Paraquita Bay, Tortola on April 3, 2024, is 59-year-old Courtney Parsons Hodge aka ‘Coco’.

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