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April 18th, 2021
Relief supplies vessel sinks en route to SVG from St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia- A vessel carrying relief supplies from Saint Lucia to volcano-hit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines sank Saturday afternoon, April 17, 2021.

February 8th, 2021
$300K found @ Port Purcell allegedly came on vessel from Anguilla

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom has been informed by sources close to the investigation that the some $300,000 cash discovered at the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) wharf at Port Purcell on February 4, 2021, allegedly arrived in the territory on a vessel from Anguilla.

January 20th, 2021
Over 150 kilos of cocaine allegedly seized on Tortola- RVIPF

HODGE'S CREEK, Tortola, VI- Police reportedly seized a quantity of suspected cocaine in a rental vehicle in the Hodge's Creek area of Tortola on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

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.

October 29th, 2019
UPDATE: VG drug bust a joint effort between VI & USVI authorities- RVIPF

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The major drug bust on Virgin Gorda on Sunday, October 27, 2019 was a joint operation between the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) authorities.

October 21st, 2019
UPDATE: No arrests in cocaine seizure on vessel @ VG- RVIPF

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Four days after a significant amount of cocaine was seized on a vessel at Virgin Gorda, no arrests have made and police are seeking the public's assistance for information.

June 12th, 2019
Fact or fiction? Boat headed to DR with large amount of $$ allegedly intercepted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on May 28, 2019 that our newsroom received several calls from persons wanting to know why we didn’t publish a story about a small boat containing large amount of cash being intercepted while on its way to the Dominican Republic from Tortola, Virgin Islands.

November 27th, 2017
Ex passenger boat ‘Mayflower’ still on waterfront; Powerful symbol of Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- September 6, 2017 is no doubt a date that will go down in Virgin Islands (VI) history. It was the day when the powerful Category 5 hurricane, Irma, wreaked havoc on the VI, leaving death, destruction, widespread looting and panic in the streets for food and gasoline.

March 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Lloyd Frett aka Akbar is back in the VI

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that one of two Virgin Islanders arrested and jailed in Antigua allegedly for possession and intent to supply drugs, has returned to his homeland.

December 11th, 2012
Vessel forced to make emergency dock after taking water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A vessel travelling to Tortola from Anegada was forced to make an emergency dock at Virgin Gorda after it began to take in water on the afternoon of December 11, 2012.

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