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May 6th, 2022
Najan Christopher identified as 'rogue public officer'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from sources within the National Unity Government is that Director of the International Affairs Secretariat Najan Christopher has been identified as the public officer who prepared the letter from the Premier’s Office that purports to endorse former Premier Andrew A. Fahie’s notice to a Florida Federal court that he is immune from arrest.

May 4th, 2022
Premier Fahie denied diplomatic immunity by US Court

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Arrested Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been denied diplomatic immunity by the United States District Court Southern District of Florida.

April 28th, 2021
No mask wearing for fully vaccinated persons - CDC


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don't have to wear masks when performing such activities as riding bikes, jogging alone, hiking, walking or gathering in small groups, said federal health authorities Tuesday, April 27, 2021, marking another major easing of restrictions on the path toward normalcy for the inoculated.

April 22nd, 2021
Hons Penn & Vanterpool receive 2nd dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), along with Opposition Member Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) received their second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, April 22, 2021, according to a press release from Hon Penn.

July 10th, 2020
‘A police officer cannot have total immunity acting under a warrant’- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Another heavy legislation, the Police Act, 2019, is being debated in the House of Assembly (HoA), and according to senior legislator and Opposition Member, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), such a weighty bill that has a lot of concerns should be given public consultations.

June 9th, 2020
‘We in Virgin Islands not immune to racism'- Dr Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on the Virgin Islands to stand together with the global movement against racism and police brutality, adding that the Territory is not immune to it.

May 14th, 2016
How can you tell lies about people & then want to sue? Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long-time public activist and radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro said politicians using their protection in the House of Assembly from being sued for slander and libel should not abuse that privilege to attack ordinary citizens.

April 1st, 2016
UPDATE: 2016 Budget of $330M passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- In the quiet of the night on March 31, 2016 the House of Assembly (HoA) passed one of the largest spending Bills in the history of the Virgin Islands. It approved the 2016 Appropriation Act totaling three hundred and thirty million, eight hundred and forty six thousand, five hundred dollars (US$330, 846,500).

January 6th, 2015
Ebola: New vaccine trial begins


Scientists at Oxford University have begun immunising healthy volunteers with a new Ebola vaccine.

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