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October 11th, 2021
Jamaican man charged with 3 counts of Incest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Jamaica national residing in the Virgin Islands has been slapped with three charges of Incest.

September 22nd, 2021
13 Haitians & 6 Brazilians allegedly caught entering VI illegally

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Information just reaching our newsroom is that 19 were caught attempting to enter the Virgin Islands (VI) illegally today, September 22, 2021.

May 25th, 2021
Joint-Agency Task Force decided to hire barges, not gov't – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Andrew A. Fahie-led government has received much praise on the regional and international scene for its foresight and handling of the pandemic, a prophet is 'without honour' in his own territory it seems, as fierce critics of the government- in order to create a picture of distrust and contention- have looked past the positive results of the surveillance platform and have falsely insinuated that the government was solely responsible for the hiring of the barges.

April 11th, 2021
UPDATE: Cocaine recovered; 1 arrested following boat chase in WE- RVIPF

WEST END, Tortola, VI- A significant amount of cocaine has reportedly been recovered by law enforcement authorities following a high-speed pursuit involving local police and Customs officers and US Coast Guard today, April 11, 2021.

March 18th, 2021
Jamaican man arrested for Illegal Entry & Carrying Unlicensed Firearm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom is that a Jamaican man has been arrested and charged for Illegal Entry and Carrying an Unlicensed Firearm.

December 2nd, 2020
US quartet charged with Illegal Entry pleads guilty in court; Fined $1000 each

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United States quartet – Nicholas Cancro, John Hines Jr, Lynee Ann Hines and Jeanne McKinnon – who were all jointly charged with the offence of landing in the territory without the leave of an immigration Officer on November 19, 2020, initially intended to challenge the matter but opted to plead guilty after hearing they would spend the holidays behind bars on remand instead.

November 29th, 2020
4 US citizens held for illegal entry being 'cared for with BVILOVE'- DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has issued a statement in response to an article that appeared in a US publication raising concerns about the conditions of four US citizens held for illegal entry in the [British] Virgin Islands.

November 28th, 2020
DR National gets 24-month sentence after entering USVI illegally from VI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Jose Fatima Rosario-Remigio was sentenced Wednesday, November 25, 2020, on his conviction for illegal re-entry into the United States, US Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

November 20th, 2020
Vessel fined $20K for illegal entry; Another detained

WEST END, Tortola, VI- A vessel determined to be illegally in Virgin Islands waters by the surveillance platform on November 19, 2020, was detained and slapped with a $20,000 fine by Her Majesty’s Customs, according to reports reaching our news centre.

November 20th, 2020
Venezuelan charged for Illegal Entry, Possession of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Venezuela national has been arrested and charged for Possession of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct and Taking Conveyance.

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