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September 2nd, 2014
'NDP Govt. reckless for disobeying Court!' - Bevis A. Sylvester

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I am saying that anyone, any being, any government body, any person who disobeys a Consent Order is reckless and I say it without refute because the court is the highest body when it relates to matters of the judiciary,” said Regional General Manager for Delta Petroleum Mr Bevis A. Sylvester as he blasted the Customs Department of the Government of the Virgin Islands which to-date has not honoured a Consent Order of the Supreme Court.

September 2nd, 2014
Ms Caryl O'Neal forced out of BFEC

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Come the start of the new academic‎ school year Ms Caryl O'Neal will not be returning as the Principal of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) as she was said to have been sent on retirement.

September 2nd, 2014
'Know what you're celebrating!' - chides Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Donald E. De Castro wants people of the Virgin Islands to make the clear distinction between emancipation and abolition and to aid in this he has penned an article which he hopes will clear up the misconceptions between the two terms and help people to understand their history and celebrate it more appropriately.

September 2nd, 2014
Hastings wins Inter Island Bowling Championship

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - The Virgin Islands Bowling Federation (VIBF) and Tropical Ten Pins, Inc. held its annual Pre-Labor Day Inter-Island Bowling Tournament on Saturday, August 29, 2014 in St. Croix.

September 1st, 2014
Fly BVI small plane suffers tyre blowout

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Informed and reliable sources at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport have confirmed that a Fly BVI aircraft had a tyre blowout today September 1, 2014.

September 1st, 2014
Elton Georges gets further extension @ Complaints Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Long standing Chairman of the Complaints Commission Mr. Elton Georges has had his tenure with the Commission further extended as no decision has been mutually met by the Government and the Opposition.

September 1st, 2014
‘We have a major problem with the HoA’ - Hon. J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public and at least three former Legislators have already concluded that following the 2011 general elections in the Virgin Islands the House of Assembly has become the biggest embarrassment to the Territory and not a place residents or the youth can look up to for an example of leadership and upholding of laws.

September 1st, 2014
NDP Govt competing with NGOs for donor funding!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Increasingly Non-Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organisations are finding it more challenging to secure funding to execute projects and programmes as the Government of the day is said to be breathing over their shoulders in approaching the private sector.

September 1st, 2014
‘Labour Department abusing this woman!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to call on the Government to respect the rights of BVIslanders in terms of employing persons from the Territory as he defends the rights of a local woman who was fired from her job.

September 1st, 2014
'Prison Officers need anger management programme' – Inmate Roland Allen

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Speaking of the benefits of the Partnership for Peace programme that has significantly impacted his life one inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison, Mr Roland Allen said that a similar programme should be designed for some of the Prison Officers.



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