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September 30th, 2016
Top teams looking to cement playoff positions in Hon Fraser League

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Several big and standings deciding games take place this weekend in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League at the Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom, Tortola.

September 30th, 2016
Unruly children pushing teachers out of school system – Teacher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It has been brought to the attention of this news site that quite a number of teachers are now leaving the profession in search for better paid salaries and to get away from dealing with poorly parented children.

September 30th, 2016
VI could face EU sanctions over its offshore sector

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is listed among eight British overseas territories and crown dependencies that could face EU economic sanctions after Brussels identified them as having low or no corporation tax.

September 29th, 2016
Pay attention to US Presidential Candidates’ policies- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With many in the Virgin Islands (VI) and across the Caribbean closely following the dramatic political battle between Hillary R. Clinton (D) and Donald J. Trump (R) in the lead up to the US Presidential Elections on November 8, 2016, political consultant and former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock believes the policies of the two candidates as they relate to the VI and the wider Caribbean need to be closely examined.

September 29th, 2016
No money for Office of DDP in 2015- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mr Wayne L. Rajbansie, writing in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Annual Report 2015, listed the lack of finance as one of the major challenges of the department at the time.

September 29th, 2016
Hon Fahie Blasts BVIHSA for snubbing locals for CEO position

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Madam Speaker, our people cannot be taking second in their own country, it cannot be, they cannot be put second in their country, no,” said Opposition Member Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he made it clear that he has a problem with the selection of a Trinidadian above a local to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).

September 29th, 2016
Cotton enters record books as Oakland beat Texas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands’ Jharel L. Cotton pitched himself into the record books and led the Oakland Athletics to a big season finale win, 7-1, over Texas on Sunday September 25, 2016.

September 29th, 2016
Hon Turnbull should be blasting his own colleagues about NHI- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The older and more experienced legislators in the House of Assembly have come under fire for not taking the time out to groom one of the youngest legislators in their midst- Hon Melvin “Mitch” Turnbull (R2).

September 29th, 2016
Scammers in USVI posing as utility workers to enter homes

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) is cautioning residents to be aware of persons presumably posing as WAPA employees and attempting to gain access to homes, WAPA said through a press release issued late Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

September 28th, 2016
Claude O. Skelton-Cline wins Round 1; Lawsuit against NDP continues!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported that the contract for the former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director, Claude O. Skelton-Cline, would not be renewed as it was blocked in Cabinet.

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