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August 30th, 2014
Loved ones pay final respects to late Grethel Stoutt-Richardson

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Tears fell today August 30, 2014 at the home-going service for the late Ms Grethel Stoutt-Richardson, as loved ones of the East End businesswoman shared moments of remembrance and took time to comfort each other.

August 30th, 2014
Team Bayside Blazers announces raffle winners!

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Last evening August 29, 2014 the Basketball Club Bayside Blazers stayed true to their promise and held the drawings for its fund raising raffle that the Team kicked off in May of this year.

August 30th, 2014
UPDATE: Desiree Smith’s exhibition sees large turnout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contemporary Virgin Islands artist Desiree Smith had an exhibition of her work at the Bamboushay Lounge in Road Town on Thursday evening August 28, 2014 and art lovers came out in numbers to see her pieces, mainly centred on modern pop culture.

August 30th, 2014
Miss BVI 2014 Jaynene Jno Lewis on a mission for youths

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Miss BVI 2014 Jaynene Jno Lewis is not allowing herself to be distracted by the naysayers as she moves full pace ahead in her reign and is continuing to embark on initiatives to positively impact youths of the Virgin Islands.

August 30th, 2014
Power Outage defeat Pirates in Game 7

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With his 12th strike out of the night, Neville "Sheep" Smith led Power Outage to a 6-5 victory over the Pirates on Friday August 29, 2014, in the deciding Game 7 of the Berth “Big Man” Henley Fast Pitch Softball Men’s Championship.

August 30th, 2014
Telecoms Bogeymen

By Dickson Igwe

The final stories in the series on a dysfunctional Virgin Islands telecoms industry exhort the Virgin Islands Telecoms Regulator and Political Establishment to put suffering customers first. This putting the consumer first must take precedence over entertaining the ‘questionable financial interests’ of the telecoms fat cats. And that spells introducing aggressive competition into the Virgin Islands telecoms industry, immediately.

August 29th, 2014
‘Trained inmates have newfound respect for women’ – Ms Lorolie Conner

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Today August 29, 2014 ten inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison received their certificates for successfully completing the anger management programme of the Partnership for Peace (PfP) and as a result they have earned newfound respect for women.

August 29th, 2014
‘Double taxation is criminal abuse!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Double taxation is a criminal behaviour by the likes of the United States of America against persons who may for whatever reason have dual or multiple citizenship, said radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro.

August 29th, 2014
Brazil's economy falls into recession, latest figures show

BBC NEWS

Brazil has fallen into recession, just a month before the general election, latest figures show.

August 29th, 2014
Harry Belafonte to receive honorary Oscar

BBC NEWS

US actor and singer Harry Belafonte is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.



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