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August 27th, 2014
‘BVIEC should pay for damage’ – Businessman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the constant and prolonged spates of power outages that have been plaguing the Virgin Islands recently residents and businessmen feel that it is total disregard of the BVI Electricity Corporation to take two weeks to advise residents about its problems.

August 27th, 2014
Comtemporary VI artist to showcase work tomorrow

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Desiree Smith, a contemporary artist from the Virgin Islands will tomorrow Thursday August 28, 2014 host an exhibition of her work at the Bamboushay Lounge on Water Front Drive.

August 27th, 2014
Leigha Burke takes FCCA essay competition’s Gold

WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – When she was encouraged by one of her teachers, Ms Sharie B. de Castro to enter the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) 2014 Children's Essay Competition, the last thing on Leigha Burke’s mind was winning.

August 27th, 2014
Lakeisha Warner Grabs Gold in 8 x 100m mixed shuttle relay.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lakeisha Warner of the Virgin Islands grabbed gold in the 8 x 100 mixed relay shuttle on Tuesday August 26, 2014 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China.

August 26th, 2014
‘Relax the dress code for Govt buildings’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio show on ZBVI called to complain about the dress code that is applied to visitors to the Government Administrative Complex and is asking that consideration be given to persons like himself who might be diabetic and cannot wear shoes or long pants.

August 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Two detainees released in shooting investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The two persons who were detained by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in relation to the Sunday morning August 23, 2014 shooting incident on Free Bottom Road have since been released.

August 26th, 2014
NCEL pledges to bring out best in local Educators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Admitting that they have not gotten it all correct in their home country, Jamaica, Principal Director of the National College of Education Leadership (NCEL) of the Ministry of Education in Jamaica, Dr Maurice Smith has made a commitment to bring out the best in Virgin Islands' teachers.

August 26th, 2014
Shamori Chinnery remanded for guns & ammo find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shamori Chinnery, a St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) national who resides in Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Islands, was yesterday August 25, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court, according to the Police Public Relations Department.

August 26th, 2014
UPDATE: The Late Ashford I. Frett hailed for his unselfishness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone, a relative and close friend of the deceased Ashford I. Frett, paid his tributes to the former Superintendent of Prison, calling him a man of leadership qualities who was always willing to teach those around him.

August 26th, 2014
Ruff House overcome Talk Done 101-99

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Last year’s champions Ruff House beat Talk Done 101-99 as the Hon Julian Fraser / Save the Seed Basketball League 2014 tournament continued at the Save the Seed Basketball Court in Duff's Bottom on Saturday August 23, 2014.



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