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VG police nab armed robbers following high speed chase; 4 in custody
Four persons who allegedly robbed a woman of a significant amount of cash on Lee Road, Virgin Gorda, last night, October 15, 2020, are now in police custody.
According to reports, the armed robbery took place around 8:00pm. Cash and other items were taken from the woman.
Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) were; however, quick to respond and proceeded on a high-speed chase of the robbers all the way to North Sound.
It is alleged the robbers abandoned their getaway vehicle and proceeded to make a run for it but were caught by the lawmen.
According to reports, some of the items taken from the woman were recovered.
Head Of US Military Academy Resigns Amid "Systemic Racism" Probe
In a letter released by Virginia Military Institute (VMI), retired general JH Binford Peay III said Democratic Governor Ralph Northam had "lost confidence in my leadership" and ...
Fmr Acting Director of W&SD Shri Manoherlal Kerof passes
The former Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD), Mr Shri Manoherlal Kerof has passed away, according to information reaching Virgin Is...
‘Not everyone is crying out to rush back into the classrooms’
Minister for Education Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (D7) says that, contrary to the picture of disaster being painted by so...
Acts of violence are ‘uncivilised’ & should be condemned- DCP Alwin James
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has noted a “disturbing rise” in the number of serious assaults this past week, two of which were perpetrated against security offi...
Respect gov’t so gov’t can respect you
At least one government legislator is reminding residents to approach government leaders respectfully whenever they seek to highlight issues facing the territory.
Pandemic to paradise: This OT has found a way to revive tourism
As Caribbean tourism remains on life-support due to the impact of COVID-19, the Cayman Islands is the latest country to implement a ‘work from paradise’ package, enticing visito...
Republic Bank beefs up security following recent account breaches
The Republic Bank has ramped up its security measures to further protect its clients following recent reports of fraudulent activity on several debit accounts.
Chikungunya also present in BVI! Suspected dengue cases over 100
As the number dengue fever cases continue to rise with more than 30 percent resulting in hospitalisation locally, the BVI has now confirmed cases of another mosquito-borne disea...
Police record a rise in serious assaults across BVI
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is reporting what it calls “a disturbing rise in the number of serious assaults across the territory in the past week”.
BVI moving to adopt ‘CARICOM Standards for Teaching Profession’ to improve education system
Education Minister Dr Natalio Wheatley has said he believes applying the CARICOM Standards for the Teaching Profession in the territory will allow the BVI to build resilience in...
VG United shock Sugar Boys as BVIFA National League resumes
The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) National Football League resumed last weekend and there was a shock win for VG United, who defeated powerhouse Sugar Boys on Sunday, October...
Beach @ St Thomas Bay in VG reopens for recreational use
Residents and visitors on Virgin Gorda can now use the beach at St Thomas Bay in Valley, following water quality test results which show that conditions are now suitable.
Gov't takes Tourism Certification Programme to Sister Islands
Ahead of the December 1, 2020, reopening of the tourism sector in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Andrew A. Fahie-led administration is pushing for the certification of persons wor...
2020 hurricane season sets record with formation of TS Zeta
Tropical Depression No. 28 became Tropical Storm Zeta early Sunday morning, October 25, 2020, as predicted, making the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season the fastest to get to 27 na...
'UK owes us apology & compensation for slavery'
Rastafarian and Virgin Islander Kishmet B. Daniel believes the Virgin Islands is quite in order to call for reparations for the evil acts of slavery and thinks if Africans were ...
Winners awarded in Cedar Tree Press 2020 literary competition
The Presentation of winners and awards in the Cedar Tree Press 2020 literary competition founded by Ms Verna Penn Moll was held on Thursday, Oct 22nd at Penns Landing, East End,...
The politics of COVID-19 Part 1
OK. The evidence from Asia is that voters want their governments to suppress the COVID-19 pandemic over and above fixing broken economies.
Change of plans: New JvD Primary to be located on the ‘hillside’
Minister for Education Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (D7) has announced that there has been a change of plans which w...
‘We are not so much expecting an apology’
Social Commentator and clergyman, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says he no longer expects that the outgoing Governor, H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert will apologise for statements made ...
Five shot, one dead as USVI gun violence persists
Five people were shot early morning Saturday, October 24, 2020, in St. Thomas near the Four Winds Plaza Shopping Center, the USVI Police Department has confirmed.
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