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August 9th, 2022
National U17 footballers win & draw friendlies in USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Ahead of the CONCACAF Championships to be held at the end of August, the U17 team travelled to St Thomas last weekend to compete in a series of friendly matches.

August 8th, 2022
Hon Marlon A. Penn releases 2nd volume of District 8 Community Newsletter

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development and Representative for the Eighth District Honourable Marlon A. Penn has released volume two of the District 8 Community Newsletter for the purpose of bringing awareness of the issues in the community and in effort to work together to find solutions to social, mental, physical and economic issues.

August 8th, 2022
No discussion to scrap Order to suspend VI Constitution during UK visit– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has indicated that no attempt was made to remove the United Kingdom (UK) reserved Order in Council to suspend the Virgin Islands (VI) constitution, should the Government of National Unity fail to implement the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report in a timely manner.

August 8th, 2022
Nyron Erickson loses appeal against extradition to US

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nyron Erickson, who is wanted by the United States Government to face charges of conspiracy to launder monetary funds from outside the USA and unlawfully transporting the funds into the USA, has lost his appeal against extradition.

August 8th, 2022
We can’t ‘Truss’ her!

Thomas C. Famous

Meet The Right Honourable Mary Elizabeth Truss, aka Liz Truss. Currently, Secretary of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom.

August 8th, 2022
McMaster ‘one of the greatest ambassadors’ in VI's history- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has regarded VI hurdler Kyron A. McMaster as one of the greatest ambassadors in the territory’s history.

August 8th, 2022
USVI authorities seize over $700k from vessel bound for VI

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) reportedly found and confiscated over $700,000 of undeclared cash on a vessel in Gallows Bay, Christiansted, St Croix on Thursday, August 4, 2022.

August 8th, 2022
UPDATE: Tropical Depression expected to form in Atlantic later this week- NHC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) is reporting that a large area of disorganised showers and thunderstorms over the far eastern tropical Atlantic south of the Cabo Verde islands is associated with a tropical wave.

August 7th, 2022
Prominent local educator Kirlin T. Lettsome passes

ATLANTA, Georgia, USA- Long-time local educator, lecturer, and indigenous Virgin Islander Kirlin Tracy Lettsome died yesterday August 6, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, after being ill for some time.

August 7th, 2022
Cyclists Darel Christopher Jr & Sam Talbot close out VI's showing in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, UK- Cyclists Darel Christopher Jr and Sam Talbot competed in the Birmingham 2022 Road Race today, August 7, 2022, in what is the final event for Team Virgin Islands at the 22nd Commonwealth Games.

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