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June 13th, 2024
Late legislator Carvin Malone gets graveside visit on 65th birthday

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Legislators, members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), members of the Lions Club of Tortola, family and friends gathered at the graveside of the late former legislator Mr Carvin Malone on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, the day that he would have been celebrating his 65th birthday.

June 13th, 2024
‘Communications Specialist’ Angela U. Burns given consultancy with Premier’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Veteran media practitioner Angela U. Burns, who has worked for several local, regional and international news agencies, has landed herself a one-year consultancy contract with the Government of the Virgin Islands.

June 13th, 2024
‘We are drunk on the eve of reconstruction’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- “There is a sense in which we as a people have a grand opportunity, amidst all of the foul stuff, amidst some of the chaos, amidst some of the things that are ours and some beyond our [control], amidst the crises, there is an opportunity, a real opportunity, to reform, to transform, to reconstruct ourselves as a people and as a nation.”

June 13th, 2024
$271K contract signed for Trellis Bay Welcome Centre

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Nearly 7 years after the waiting area at the ferry dock in Trellis Bay, Beef Island was destroyed in the hurricanes of 2017, a contract has been signed to construct the Trellis Bay Welcome Centre.

June 13th, 2024
Industrial trade growth between VI & China 'increasing year on year'– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) has disclosed that trade between the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and China continues to grow yearly.

June 12th, 2024
British duo arrested after $6m of cocaine seized @ Ghana airport

ACCRA, Ghana, Africa- Two British citizens have been arrested after being accused of attempting to smuggle $6.48m (£5m) worth of cocaine from Ghana to London.

June 12th, 2024
UN told about VI landslides; Climate Change vulnerabilities

NEW YORK, NY, USA– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has petitioned the UN C-24 Committee for what he called "climate justice" for countries that remain vulnerable to Climate Change, using heavy rains and landslides in the VI as an example.

June 12th, 2024
Fahie sentencing now set for Aug 5, 2024; Requests minimum 10-year sentence

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Former Premier of the Virgin Islands Mr Andrew A. Fahie has received another delay to his sentencing.

June 12th, 2024
Security services needed for Immigration detainees @ Hotel Castle Maria

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the Supply of Security Services for Immigration Detainees housed at Hotel Castle Maria in Road Town, Tortola.

June 12th, 2024
VI defeated 0-4 by Dominican Republic in WC qualifiers

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic- The [British] Virgin Islands had a tough outing in the Second Round of Concacaf Qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

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