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September 26th, 2023
Local Educator & Businessman J. Alfred Christopher dies @ age 94

McNAMARA, Tortola, VI – Long-time educator and local businessman James Alfred Christopher died this morning Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital in Road Town, the Virgin Islands' capital city.

September 13th, 2023
Mr Ronald U. Donovan was a ‘champion for the Shipping Registry’s cause’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority Act 2023 passed with amendments in the House of Assembly (HoA), a bill that the late Registrar of Shipping and Seaman, Mr Ronald U. Donovan was passionate to see become a reality.

September 11th, 2023
Former Miss World BVI Khara M. Forbes loses battle to cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, especially the pageant fraternity, is mourning the death of Miss British Virgin Islands 1994 Khara Michelle Forbes who passed away last weekend after a battle with cancer.

September 10th, 2023
Registrar of Shipping & Seaman Ronald Donovan passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our news centre is that the Registrar of Shipping and Seaman, Mr Ronald Donovan, has passed.

August 10th, 2023
Renowned health advocate Dr Hans A. Diehl who visited VI in 2019 has died

LOMA LINDA, California, USA- Dr Hans A. Diehl, a pivotal figure in preventive medicine who visited the Virgin Islands in 2019 to help introduce the ‘Complete Health Improvement Program’ also known as CHIP to residents, has died.

August 5th, 2023
Woman dies after out-of-control vehicle rampages through USVI parking lot

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI — An out-of-control vehicle in the Lockhart Garden parking lot resulted in the tragic death of a pedestrian on Friday afternoon, August 4, 2023, the USVI Police Department has announced.

July 10th, 2023
Nigerian Community & 1FirstBank VI Staff saddened by passing of long-time security officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Nigerian Community, Top Priority Security Services, and the 1FirstBank VI (Tortola staff) are in a state of mourning over the passing of security officer Maurice Ikwueme.

July 4th, 2023
Police officer shot & killed on St Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A [US] VI Police Department officer was shot and killed in St Thomas on Tuesday morning, July 4, 2023, while responding to an incident in Hospital Ground in an area called 'Jah Yard', the Consortium has confirmed.

June 27th, 2023
Shark encounter precedes fatal diving incident on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

CANE BAY, St Croix, USVI — An experienced diver was pronounced dead at approximately 7:20 pm on Sunday, June 25, 2023, after a diving incident near Cane Bay, according to information provided by the [US] VI Police Department following a Consortium inquiry.

May 23rd, 2023
19 dead in school dorm fire in Guyana

MAHDIA, Guyana, SA- Guyana has been plunged into mourning following the death of 19 children in a fire at a school dormitory Sunday night, May 21, 2023.

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