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Man accused of beating former lover with bar stool

Man accused of beating former lover with bar stool

A Great Mountain man accused of beating his former girlfriend with a bar stool has been arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court. Mitchell Brewley pleaded not guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm before Magistrate Shawn Innocent on Thursday. He was […]

by / on January 11, 2019 at 7:27 AM /
Dengue alert! Disease flares up in Caribbean

Dengue alert! Disease flares up in Caribbean

Residents are being put on alert of a dengue flare-up in the Caribbean region. The Environmental Health Division of the Ministry of Health issued the warning on Thursday, stating that it is now “assessing its Mosquito Control Programme” and increasing […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 3:59 PM /
Where are our planes, pier park audit? Turnbull to tackle premier

Where are our planes, pier park audit? Turnbull to tackle premier

Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull, a legislator who recently served in the Premier Dr D Orlando Smith administration, is gearing up to place his former political leader in the hot seat about the government’s controversial $7.2 million BVI Airways deal. This is […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 11:19 AM /
When is election day?

When is election day?

We all know that the 2019 General Elections must happen by April 16. But, when is election day? According to Myron Walwyn, not even he knows the answer to that question, though he sits as Chairman of the governing National […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 9:08 AM /
Wheatley dominates 9th District debate

Wheatley dominates 9th District debate

If Wednesday night’s Ninth District Electoral Debate proved anything, it might be that Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate Vincent Wheatley is a formidable contender for the seat, which is being sought after by at least two other candidates. The debate […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 8:54 AM /
FINED: Drugs fall from man’s pocket while making report at police station

FINED: Drugs fall from man’s pocket while making report at police station

A Dominica man was fined $500 after a stash of cannabis contained in a small ziplock bag in his pocket fell on the floor of the East End Police Station while he was making a report. Julius Audain has up […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 8:04 AM /
Ninth District Debate: Candidates’ answers to questions

Ninth District Debate: Candidates’ answers to questions

The Ninth District Electoral debates were filled with ideas fielded by the three candidates from the National Democratic Party VIP), the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM). These ideas were largely in response to questions on […]

by / on January 10, 2019 at 7:25 AM /
Contract award summary for works on JVD district office, police station

Contract award summary for works on JVD district office, police station

During the selection process of this tender under the selection method National Competitive Bidding (NCB), the firms listed below submitted tenders. Their final scores evaluated are as follows:

by / on January 9, 2019 at 4:31 PM /
Leave us to roll out our candidates in peace — Walwyn

Leave us to roll out our candidates in peace — Walwyn

While noting the likelihood of his party having a contender for all electoral seats, National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman Myron Walwyn is urging other political organisations not to interfere with the NDP as it rolls out its candidates for the […]

by / on January 9, 2019 at 1:49 PM /
Police now ‘scoping’ to see if full criminal investigation needed for ESHS wall project

Police now ‘scoping’ to see if full criminal investigation needed for ESHS wall project

Police are in the process of conducting a preliminary “scoping exercise” into the Auditor General’s special report on the controversial Elmore Stoutt High School perimeter wall to ascertain whether a full-blown criminal investigation is warranted. “We’re looking at that the facts […]

by / on January 9, 2019 at 8:24 AM /