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February 21st, 2024
Hon Walwyn accuses Premier of lying about Ellis Thomas Downs contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Six District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (R6) has accused Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) of lacking the skills to negotiate a racetrack contract connected to the Ellis Thomas Downs, yet wanting to negotiate with the UK Government on major matters in the VI.

February 21st, 2024
3 arrested following high-speed chase with police in EE

PARHAM TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our News Centre is that three males have been arrested following a high-speed chase with police in the East End area this morning, Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

February 21st, 2024
VI Gov’t preparing to re-establish Community Bus Service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has said preparations are already underway to re-establish a Community Bus Service in the Territory.

February 21st, 2024
Rigorous qualifications process being implemented for local taxi drivers– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Taxi drivers in the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon have to go through a new rigorous qualification process to provide service in the VI, according to Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

February 21st, 2024
School children reportedly injured in accident near Long Look

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- At least 3 school children were taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital via ambulance following an accident involving a school bus near Long Look on Tortola this morning, Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

February 21st, 2024
Sugar Boys’ National League title challenge in jeopardy following loss to Islanders

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- With an all important 2-1 victory, which will have serious repercussions on the legitimate National League title-chasing teams, the Islanders FC may well have put Sugar Boys FC out of contention.

February 21st, 2024
US company accused of illegally hiring children to clean meat plant


DES MOINES, Iowa, USA - U.S. authorities have accused another sanitation company of illegally hiring at least two dozen children to clean dangerous meat processing facilities, the latest example of the illegal child labor that officials say is increasingly common.

February 21st, 2024
US warns of a Chinese disinformation campaign that could undermine peace


WASHINGTON, USA — For much of the world, China’s Xinjiang region is notorious, a place where ethnic Uyghurs face forced labor and arbitrary detention. But a group of visiting foreign journalists was left with a decidedly different impression.

February 21st, 2024
Cocaine found in Tobago oil spill zone


COVE ESTATE, Tobago, T&T - Cocaine valued at over half a million dollars has been found washed ashore at Cove Estate, Tobago.

February 21st, 2024
Parenting advice YouTuber jailed for child abuse


A Utah mother whose harsh parenting advice made her a YouTube influencer has been sentenced to at least four years in prison for child abuse.

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