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February 22nd, 2024
RVIPF rolls out 'women in policing initiative' to boost public image

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has announced the launch of the Women in Policing Initiative in an effort to foster inclusivity and empower women within the force, while boosting the overall negative image of the force under Commissioner Mark Collins.

October 17th, 2022
Hon Flax-Charles rejects official Heroes & Foreparents Day flyer excluding women

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today is Heroes and Foreparents Day in the Virgin Islands (VI); however, not everyone is celebrating without a grievance.

September 29th, 2022
Skelton-Cline produces his list of 'good' female political candidates

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– The Host of the Honestly Speaking radio show Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has named several women he considers to be good political candidates worthy of consideration for the 2023 general elections in the [British] Virgin Islands.

August 24th, 2022
11 years jail for man who robbed women @ gunpoint on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young man who pleaded guilty in May 2022 to armed robbery committed on two women at a store on Virgin Gorda on October 15, 2020, has been sentenced to 11 years, four months.

July 15th, 2022
Let’s get back our values!

Pastor Hugh B. Thomas

It is with great heaviness I write this letter. Being born a BV Islander in the mid-60s, I grew up in a time when respect, self-worth and dignity mattered. Children were children in their homes for there was parental authority in the house, so children grew up understanding authority.

March 4th, 2022
Adult females brawl @ school sports; Police respond

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- School children caught on camera engaged in fights has been a frequent occurrence; however, two adult women were today, March 4, 2022, recorded on video camera fighting at the A.O. Shirley Grounds in Road Town.

February 23rd, 2022
'Mentally ill' man allegedly tried to force self upon woman in Long Bush

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has reported it is seeing another rise in reports of incidents involving persons with mental illness or those displaying similar behaviour.

September 5th, 2021
Women brawl in public after misunderstanding @ Smoothie shop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two women were reportedly engaged in a brawl yesterday, September 4, 2021, following a misunderstanding at a smoothie shop in Road Town.

March 4th, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic has taken ‘heavy toll’ on women- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that women have been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has said the Government of the Virgin Islands has been collaborating with civil society, private sector and international partners to respond to the challenges faced by women.

February 27th, 2021
Women hailed for brave role in VI's COVID-19 fight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Women have been recognised for their contributions to the health and social response to COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands at the UN ECLAC’s 60th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean that began on 23rd February 2021.

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