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August 27th, 2016
US Gays target Sizzla again

CARIBUPDATE

KINGSTON, Jamaica- Sizzla’s first United States tour in eight years has hit a snag. Promoters of his September 23 show at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco (SF) have switched the show to nearby Oakland after protests by a gay rights group.

August 27th, 2016
St Vincent Opposition recognising One China policy

CARIBUPDATE

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent- Vincentian social commentator Renwick Rose has noted what he called “the bold step” of the opposition New Democratic Party that has generated a lot of discussion here.

August 27th, 2016
West Gunners fire blanks as Bayside Blazers blaze to victory

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Defending champions West Gunners fell victim to a rampant Bayside Blazers, 98-75, when the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League continued on Friday August 26, 2016.

August 27th, 2016
Sir Branson reportedly injured in 'serious' bike accident on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Sir Richard C. N. Branson has claimed he was involved in a serious bike accident on Virgin Gorda earlier this week and that he thought he "was going to die".

August 27th, 2016
Online stores will hurt economy; kill small businesses- John Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A clarion call has been made to local consumers, Government and the private sector to have a dialogue on the "very serious" issue of online stores like Amazon competing with local stores.

August 27th, 2016
Reactive NDP Gov’t begins fogging operations in CGB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some three days after the Ministry of Health and Social Development confirmed persons had contracted Zika virus in the territory, the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has responded with fogging operations.

August 27th, 2016
The essential middle class & Virgin Islands Tourism

By Dickson Igwe

The IMF has stated that a healthy and prosperous middle class is the key to a strong economy. Jack and Jill Average are the critical cogs in the global economic wheel. Their spending drives both the domestic internal economy, and international trade. The middle classes are also essential to global tourism.

August 26th, 2016
Rosalie Adams named Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that Acting Deputy Governor Rosalie Adams will be assuming the office of Acting Governor from tomorrow, August 27, 2016.

August 26th, 2016
Disgraced former USVI senator Wayne James in federal custody

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Arriving in the US Virgin Islands from New York Thursday afternoon, August 25, 2016 after being extradited from Italy to face fraud and embezzlement charges, disgraced former senator Wayne James appeared before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for his advise-of-rights hearing.

August 26th, 2016
USVI's Revalation Da Royal making waves in Reggae world

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is a new name that has manifested on the Reggae scene and he is not from Jamaica but rather from the sister territory of US Virgin Islands (USVI) and has strong links to the Virgin Islands.

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