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January 25th, 2023
Throne Speech: Gov’t looking to restrict vaping, smoking under age 18

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands is looking to restrict the public use of e-cigarettes and smoking in the Virgin Islands as part of its legislative agenda for the start of the Fifth Session of the current Fourth House of Assembly (HoA).

January 25th, 2023
HLSCC installs all-weather multi-purpose game court @ Paraquita Bay campus

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) is boasting a new all-weather multi-purpose game court at its campus in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

January 24th, 2023
Concrete truck falls off road @ Georges Northside

GEORGES NORTHSIDE, Tortola, VI- A concrete truck reportedly belonging to Skelton Concrete Products Limited went off a road and down the mountainside at Georges Northside today, January 24, 2023.

January 24th, 2023
The Arvia makes inaugural call to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) and Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) along with other tourism officials welcomed the Arvia Cruise ship on its inaugural call to the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park on Monday, January 23.

January 24th, 2023
The Virgin Islands Constitution & the Greater Good

Kedrick E. Malone

Ironically, the Virgin Islands Constitution review was to be considered in 2017 as it is customarily up for review every 10 years.

January 24th, 2023
Fourth HoA 'one of the most productive terms'; 101 pieces of legislation passed- Gov Rankin

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands has laid out its legislative agenda for the start of the Fifth Session of the current Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), which is ‘likely’ to be the last, according to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, in his deliverance of the 2023 Speech from the Throne.

January 24th, 2023
Club owner accused of rape, assault & threat to kill granted $80K bail

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Gabriel James aka ‘Junior’, 44, of Purcell Estate was granted $80,000 bail with signed surety when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on several charges, including rape, yesterday, January 23, 2023.

January 24th, 2023
Tola Radio panelist ‘freaks out’ as Premier refuses to take his questions

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- The popular International Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio VI, 100.5FM, had its first airing for 2023, and it was not without drama.

January 24th, 2023
VI Premier maintains he ‘unequivocally’ never slept on Antigua airport floor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite clarifying that he never slept on the airport floor as a result of a flight delay in Antigua, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is being accused of discrediting a local media house, specifically Guavaberry Media Inc operated by Rosemary Cindy Rosan.

January 24th, 2023
Lion Heart & One Love hit opponents for six!

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Both Lion Heart FC and One Love United FC hit their opponents for six on the weekend recording wins at East End / Long Look, over Old Madrid FC and Positive FC respectively in the National League.


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