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August 19th, 2020
'Days over' for lengthy hearings @ Labour Tribunal- Jamal S. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Attorney-at-Law and new Chairman of the Virgin Islands' Labour Arbitration Tribunal, Mr Jamal S. Smith has promised a complete reform of the tribunal under his stewardship.

April 23rd, 2020
Youth who broke curfew to buy weed jailed for 2 mths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite his passionate plea for a non-custodial sentence, stating that he wanted to spend an upcoming birthday with his infant child, Nikolai Brathwaite was sentenced to two months at Her Majesty’s Prison for ‘Breach of Curfew.’

March 11th, 2020
Prisoner accuses RVIPF of denying him bath; phone call & medication

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is in the proverbial hot seat for alleged ill-treatment of a prisoner.

July 10th, 2019
17-yr-old male charged; Allegedly had sex with girl under 13

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A 17-year-old male is currently before the courts for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13.

January 23rd, 2018
Another case of injustice suffered by locals doing business in homeland

SLANEY HILL, Tortola, VI- His father Wilfred W. Smith was at the forefront with the Positive Action Movement in the late 60s, fighting to save Wickham’s Cay I and Anegada lands for future generations. They were successful and today many Virgin Islanders are proud owners of businesses on Wickham’s Cay I and many Anegadians own the land.

October 30th, 2017
Three more persons charged for looting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its pursuit of looters, three more persons are now on police bail awaiting court appearances for theft.

January 26th, 2017
SVG father accused of having sex with daughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- A St Vincent and the Grenadines man living in the Virgin Islands for over 20 years and working in the construction sector has been accused of allegedly having sexual intercourse with his young daughter.

November 13th, 2015
VIslander; Vincy placed on $60k bail for alleged perjury

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men who are witnesses in one set of criminal proceedings have become the subject of prosecution after they were charged with perjury. However, Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo granted the men bail in the amount of $60,000 each today Friday November 13, 2015.

February 24th, 2015
Kesron Agard charged with a child sexual offence - RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police have nabbed yet another man accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 16 years as the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and Social Development and other local bodies seek to curb the rising cases in the Virgin Islands.

July 18th, 2012
Accused request for passport to shop in St. Thomas denied

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Isaac Ragnauth, who is facing charges for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, appeared at the Magistrates Court today, July 18, 2012 where his request to have his passport to travel to St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, to shop for his business was denied.


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