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May 20th, 2022
‘Great time’ for sports as line item in Nat’l Budget– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says now is a great time for the addition of Sports as a line item in the national budget.

May 20th, 2022
Haitian national escapes Immigration detention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Immigration Officer, Mr Ian B. Penn is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Haitian national Ms Elena Milord who escaped detention between the late hours of Wednesday, May 18 and early Thursday, May 19, 2022.

May 20th, 2022
VI musician Avery F. Felicien releases new 'Rock Star' Album

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Musician Avery F. Felicien has a full-time day job and is a farmer at heart. While he spends his days working at a resort, Mr Felicien still finds time to plant crops as well as craft up new music, which resulted in the release of his latest album “Rock Star.”

May 20th, 2022
Adaejah T. Hodge ‘was built here’- Coach Ralston Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Celebrating the achievements of Virgin Islands (VI) athletes at the 2022 edition of the CARIFTA Games held in Jamaica last month, the record was set straight that celebrated VI Athlete and the star of the Games, Adaejah T. Hodge, had her foundation in the Territory.

May 20th, 2022
Man drove vehicle while drunk & without driver’s license- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man has found himself in trouble with the law after he allegedly unlawfully took someone’s vehicle while drunk and not in possession of a driver’s license.

May 19th, 2022
Hon Fraser In! Minister Penn Out! as Opposition Leader

GOVERNMENT HOUSE, Road Town, Tortola, VI- It was on Monday, May 9, 2022, that veteran legislator Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) was sworn in as the second Opposition Leader within the life of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA).

May 19th, 2022
St Lucia backs OECS in condemning attempts of UK Direct Rule in VI

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister of St Lucia Philip J. Pierre says his country is backing the stance of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to condemn any possible attempt of the United Kingdom (UK) to impose direct rule on the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 19th, 2022
Active COVID-19 cases in VI take a downturn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands have reduced to 132, 23 less when compared to 155 in the previous update of May 12, 2022.

May 19th, 2022
Visiting couple reports $3k missing from villa on VG

MAHOE BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A couple has reported $3,000 in cash missing from a villa where they were staying at Mahoe Bay, Virgin Gorda.

May 19th, 2022
Saharan dust to impact air quality for ‘next few days’– DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A fresh surge of Saharan dust over the Virgin Islands (VI) will bring the threat of elevated health problems mainly to sensitive people, such as asthmatics, according to information for the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

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