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April 23rd, 2014
6 Churches get ‘Roses’ for investing in VI Education

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI – The Moorings Mariner Inn Hall was filled to its capacity last night April 22, 2014 with persons from across the wide spans of the Territory all 'dressed up' as they joined the St. George’s School – Primary Division Fund Raising Committee in honouring six churches for their investment in the education system.

April 23rd, 2014
Bishop Cline’s lighting store burglarised!

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Bishop John I. Cline revealed to Virgin Islands News Online today, April 23, 2014 that his store, Atlantis Solar was robbed sometime overnight but has expressed confidence that the perpetrator will soon be caught after making off with $5,000 worth of specific lighting products.

April 23rd, 2014
Four bands granted waiver for St Thomas BVI night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contrary to reports in some sections of the media Director of the BVI Tourist Board Ms Sharon Flax-Mars has confirmed with Virgin Islands News Online that the Virgin Islands (VI) waiver has been granted for four bands to performed at the St Thomas Carnival BVI Night this Sunday April 27, 2014.

April 23rd, 2014
‘$3M payment request for piles before approval’ - Vincent V. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Testifying before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Vincent V. O’Neal made some serious allegations over instructions given to him to pay out $3 Million of the Ports Authority funds for piles for a Cruise Ship Project that was not yet approved by the Authority's Board or the Government of the Virgin Islands.

April 23rd, 2014
Primetime Band re-branded ‘Primetime Squad’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – They came into being in the era of ‘Jam band’, ‘Burning Flames’ and ‘17plus’. They had a short term with Ecstasy with which they went head-to-head with them in big jams not just in the BVI but also on the international scene, something that is very fresh in the head of the man called ‘Chick Daddy’.

April 23rd, 2014
Govt signs $30.7M contract for Pier Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Within a matter of a few weeks the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be breaking ground as the first phase of the controversial Cruise Pier Development Project is set to get started with the hope that come January 2017, the facility will welcome its first set of visitors.

April 23rd, 2014
'F**k is not yet a breakfast term!' - Prosecutor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Prosecutor Herbert Potter argued passionately yesterday, April 22, 2014 that the word “F**k is not yet a breakfast term!” adding that the offence of indecent language remained on the law books for a reason.

April 23rd, 2014
Grenada Topple Vincy; Cavaliers Demolish Jamrock

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI - Grenada defeated defending champions St. Vincent & the Grenadines by four wickets in week 4 of the Super Six stage of the 2014 Digicel Twenty/20 Cricket Tournament on Sunday, April 20, 2014 while the Cavaliers thrashed Jamrock.

April 22nd, 2014
Woman in serious condition after Joe’s Hill accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One woman is now in serious condition following an accident earlier today, April 22, 2014 in the vicinity of Joe’s Hill.

April 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: VC unfit to testify in sword matter - Psychiatrist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John is now set to rule on whether a trial will go ahead against accused men, Mustafa Claxton, 28, and Charles Plaza, 43, after a psychiatrist testified on the competence of the Virtual Complainant (VC) today, April 22, 2014.



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