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Historic Swearing-In Of Dawn Smith Set For Thursday
The Virgin Islands will be swearing-in its second local Attorney General (AG) at a Special Sitting of the House of Assembly on October 1.
The great capitalist hypocrisy
Capitalism has always sat on the shoulder of the poor and underprivileged. That is nothing new. Now do not be deceived by the idea of pure capitalism. It does not exist. It is t...
Confusion over mask sparks brawl with police & youth @ RiteWay Pasea
A misunderstanding over the wearing of a face mask at a local supermarket, has resulted in a brawl between a police officer and a local man, which ended with the young man now f...
Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital achieves int accreditation
Describing it as a ‘red-letter’ day for the Virgin Islands, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone has announced that the BVI Health Services Authority (...
Governor snubs Premier’s orders; asks UK Navy ship to secure VI’s borders
The embattled Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert on his way out of office has snubbed a decision by the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration to handle its own COVID-19 border...
Who killed Melissa Spence, Kendoy Penn, Julio P. Ceasor & Nyron F. Olliverre?
Detectives at the Major Crime Investigations Team at the RVIPF are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrators responsible for the murders of 23-year-old Mel...
Failing the poor Covid-19 has reversed years of gains in the war on poverty
This coronavirus affects everyone, but not equally. The young often shrug off the virus; the old often die of it. The rich shrug off the economic shock; the poor cannot.
The pandemic is plunging millions back into extreme poverty
FOR MORE than a decade Suresh Aryal has flogged momos, steamed dumplings from Nepal, on the streets of New Delhi. On a good day the 32-year-old could take home as much as 6,000 ...
"This Virus Has A Big Trick": Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some
Increasing evidence suggests that some Covid-19 patients get very ill because of an impaired interferon response.
Queen Elizabeth's Finances Hit, Royal Budget May Lose 15 Million Pounds
Unveiling the annual financial report of Queen Elizabeth II's household, officials also said Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were now paying commercial rent on their UK residen...
Meghan, Prince Harry Have Fulfilled "Debt Obligations" On UK Home: Report
The couple, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have faced criticism from some British media after they spent 2.4 million pounds on refurbishing Frogmore Cottage, set within the gro...
"Alexa, I'm Getting Pulled Over": Amazon Launches New Cameras For Cars
The new $200 Ring Car Cam will automatically start recording on the voice command, store footage securely and notify a family member of the traffic stop.
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Two Million Virus Deaths "Likely" Without Collective Action: WHO
As the one million death count looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths was not unimaginable.
These Photos Of Kids Saying Goodbye To RBG Are Breaking My Heart
The justice was an icon across generations.
Retired nurses want to go back to work- Hon Fraser
Opposition legislator Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) is calling for a clause in the Nurses and Midwives Act 2020, that would enable retired nurses to be allowed to work on a c...
East End woman charged for stealing cheques totalling $6,900
A female resident of East End, Tortola, has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing and using pre-signed cheques valuing $6,900 from an offshore law firm.
VI must consider completely removing the UK national anthem
In his closing speech ahead of the passing of the Motion to replace the national anthem of the United Kingdom (UK) at regional and international sporting events, Deputy Premier ...
‘Shoot on sight’: Boston Dynamics robot dog spotted out on city street triggers fear - and defensiveness
Video of a Boston Dynamics Spot robot dog apparently wandering a city street on its own has struck terror into the hearts of social media users - though some defended the ‘bot, ...
Priorities! VIP Gov’t resumes scholarship programme; 32 awarded
Three years after the now ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) Government halted the scholarship programme, blaming Hurricane Irma and Maria, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Go...
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