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July 28th, 2014
Hon Maduro-Caines dismisses PAC evidence on cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Sixth District Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines declared her non-support for the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) final report on the cruise pier project, saying that it lacks evidence despite testimonies from present and former Ports Authority officials and other public servants who testified before the PAC earlier this year.

July 28th, 2014
Tichina Penn is Miss Jr. BVI

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Tichina Penn, 23 years old, was last night crowned the first Miss Jr BVI when she breezed through the competition taking seven of nine prizes apart from the crown in a keenly contested pageant held at the Eileen Parson’s Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

July 28th, 2014
‘We celebrate him even in death’ – Ms Vilna M. Fahie

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Yesterday July 27, 2014 as widower Ms Vilna M. Fahie and her four children sat around their breakfast table and with an empty chair at one end they lit a golden candle which burned throughout the day.

July 28th, 2014
VIslander Nelda Huggins advances to IAAF World Jr Semis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Nelda Huggins became the second British Virgin Islands female athlete to advance to the semifinal of an IAAF World Jr. Championships sprint event in the Territory’s history, when she reached the 200m semifinal on Thursday July 24, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon.

July 27th, 2014
Brilliant colours & exquisite designs @ Summer Sizzle runway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The runway of the 2014 edition of BVI Summer Sizzle was exquisite in all ways with some of the hottest fashion and designs ever seen.

July 27th, 2014
Kudos dads! – BVIF&FCC Marvin MB Blyden salutes dads

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When given the chance to briefly say a few words to parents, children and Rotary family present at the Rotary Club of Road Town's Kiddies Fiesta, Chairman of the BVI Festivals and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden acknowledged the massive turnout of fathers at the event.

July 27th, 2014
Legs, Fearless sweep ‘Short & Sweet’ League C/chips

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Both Fearless and the Legs duly completed Championship Series sweeps in the BVI Basketball Federation's “Short and Sweet, Back on our Feet” tournament conclusion on Saturday July 26, 2014, in the Multi Purpose Sports Complex.

July 26th, 2014
Anticipation high for Aug. 5 races @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – With attractive purses on offer, anticipation is high for the big August Tuesday race meet to be held at Ellis Thomas Downs Sea Cows’ Bay come August 5, 2014 which will feature nine races.

July 26th, 2014
The story of Nottingham Estate is the story of the VI – Hon Penn

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “The people of Nottingham have a legacy to be proud of, a legacy of a proud and resilient people, a legacy of strength and determination,” so declared Representative of the 8th District Honourable Marlon A. Penn as he delivered remarks at the East End/Long Look Festival of Culture and Praise.

July 26th, 2014
Companies that treat their staff like dung

By Dickson Igwe

One epiphany this Old Boy Journalist has had over the months is this one. The Virgin Islands telecoms industry is the perfect model of WHAT NOT TO DO IN PEOPLE MANAGEMENT. Linked with that assertion is another thing: Jack Customer should never expect better from a business that treats its staff poorly.



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