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October 24th, 2022
Help police 'get these killers off the streets'- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has issued a call for persons to do their part in helping police to apprehend the person or persons responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Kawa Cornwall aka 'Willie' and Kadeem E. Frett in East End, Tortola on Friday, October 21, 2022.

December 17th, 2021
VI resident T. Lester de Castro aka ‘Rabbit’ has died

GREENLAND, East End, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre is that well-known Virgin Islands (VI) resident, Terrance Lester de Castro aka ‘Rabbit’ has died earlier this morning Friday, December 17, 2021, overseas.

March 27th, 2021
Community Power

By Dickson C. Igwe

Strong and wholesome community is a great tool against adversity: that has been a lesson from the pandemic. The social, economic, and physical health, of BVI Community, is hugely dependent upon the cohesiveness and health of the various components and constituencies that make up that community.

October 15th, 2020
Homicides rise 29% over 2019 in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- When Albert A. Bryan Jr ran for governor of the Virgin Islands two years ago, curtailing crime in the territory was one of the cornerstones of his campaign. Today, gun violence continues to rise, and Mr Bryan, like his predecessors, has found himself in a similar position: calling on the community to assist law enforcement in bringing criminals to justice.

April 4th, 2019
Major wildfire averted on VG

HANDSOME BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – A major wildfire was averted yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, on Virgin Gorda after volunteers came together to take the situation under control.

February 12th, 2018
'Tourism product, economy & safety under threat by crime'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Post Hurricane Irma has unmasked a few weak areas in our national security that needs urgent review and attention through adequate funding among other immediate measures. Failure to adequately fund our only front line security agency, our police, will result in the significant damaging of our Tourism product, our economy and our overall safety in our beloved Virgin Islands."

February 10th, 2018
I have zero tolerance for crime - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) on the fatal shooting of two men on Tortola, today, Saturday, February 10, 2018.

February 6th, 2018
Stop illegal activities @ Huntums Ghut Basketball Court- Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resident of the Fifth District has appealed to the government to address the illegal activities that are allegedly taking place at the Huntums Ghut Basketball Court. The resident made the plea during the Fifth District public consultation meeting on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School in Road Town, Tortola.

February 3rd, 2017
Gunshots reported in Lower Estate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A hail of gunshots was reportedly heard in Lower Estate, Tortola on the evening of February 2, 2017, prompting persons to call our newsroom to enquire.

November 2nd, 2015
‘Newly rehabilitated WE Police Station will build trust’ – Acting CoP Alwyn James

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Acting Commissioner of Police Alwyn James is confident that with the newly refurbished police station in West End, the community would be more inclined to support the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and report crime.

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