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Gold jewellery valued $25K allegedly stolen from Long Trench home
Police are said to be investigating reports of an alleged theft of gold jewellery at a home in Long Trench, on the main island of Tortola.
According to reports reaching our newsroom, the theft allegedly occurred while the occupants of the home, a couple, were out.
When they returned, they reportedly noticed a 14-karat gold hand chain valued $7000 and one 14-karat gold with diamond scorpion pendant valued $18,000 missing from a drawer.
A suspect is reportedly being pursued by police.
HoA Moving To Facilitate Gov't Contracts For Neville Smith's Company
Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fahie will be seeking to have two motions passed in the House of Assembly, seeking to exempt Deputy Speaker Hon. Neville Smith from ...
Education Ministry Not Ready To Deliver Update On Schools
With roughly a month remaining into the summer break, parents and guardians should be well into preparations for the commencement of the new school year in September.
VIP Gov't in discussion for return of American Airlines to VI
Notwithstanding the challenges that plague the territory’s aviation industry, such as the need for an updated, longer runway, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A...
Active COVID-19 cases in VI drop to 555
Active COVID-19 cases recorded in the Virgin Islands continue to decline, with some 555 active cases as of the July 28, 2021 update by the Government of the Virgin Islands.
HoA meets today, July 29, 2021 for Virtual Emergency Meeting
The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands has convened today, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in an all-virtual emergency sitting.
HoA votes to exempt Hon Neville A. Smith from vacating seat
The House of Assembly (HoA) has voted to exempt Deputy Speaker and Territorial At Large Member Hon Neville A. Smith from vacating his seat after the company the legislator is a ...
Gov’t awards 52 students scholarships to study abroad
Fifty-two persons have been granted government scholarships to study abroad.
Former USVI gubernatorial candidate lands BVIHSA chairmanship
Former US Virgin Islands (USVI) gubernatorial candidate, Moleto Smith Jr, has been appointed as the newest chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).
Pfizer touts 3rd vaccine dose as BVI eyes getting that brand from USVI
As the BVI government moves to open registration for residents interested in receiving the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), manufac...
Premier has habit of hiring ‘political’ consultants for party
Opposition Leader Marlon Penn is contending that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government has established a record of hiring political consultants to push its party’s agenda, e...
Smith seeks retroactive exemption for months-old gov’t contracts
In an emergency virtual meeting called for today in the House of Assembly (HOA), Deputy Speaker Neville ‘Sheep’ Smith will be retroactively exempted from vacating his seat after...
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