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December 21st, 2014
Illegal immigrants detained off Norman Island

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police, Immigration and Custom Officers early this morning December 21, 2014 detained 41 illegal migrants on Norman Island.

December 21st, 2014
Premier's Xmas around the World draws many nations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The frontage of the Central Administrative Complex was a pond of fun, food, fete and peoples of 140 nations that are present in the Virgin Islands (VI) a sight which Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith was very happy with.

December 21st, 2014
Mapp-Potter team thankful to BVI friends

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Governor elect of the United States Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp and his running mate Lieutenant Governor elect Osbert Potter were honoured yesterday at a reception at Myett’s in Cane Garden Bay hosted by the Friends of Mapp-Potter in the Virgin Islands.

December 21st, 2014
Caesar to seize MLS opportunity

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Troy Caesar will be joining a whole host of other Regional Footballers at the second Major League Soccer (MLS)/Caribbean Football Union Player Combine from January 2- 5, 2015 in Puerto Rico.

December 20th, 2014
Rotary RT lights up downtown roundabout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Rotary Club of Road Town had added to the Christmas spirit in the Territory with the lighting up of the Road Town roundabout which now dazzles with ‘a million twinkling lights’.

December 20th, 2014
2015 & national vision in a dangerous world

By Dickson Igwe

2014 has come to an end. What does 2015 promise? The following is a continuing series of articles on the importance of national vision to the Virgin Islands. 2015 promises to be a politically charged year, leading to a General Election in early 2016. Political vision will be viewed as vital for the future of the territory by this Old Boy Columnist.

December 20th, 2014
‘You’re being watched Bishop John I. Cline!’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Seen as a short man in stature, Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline is said to have a very big job to do as the new Peebles Hospital officially opens.

December 20th, 2014
Steyn destroys Windies as South Africa win first Test

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – South Africa and Dale Steyn, in particular, blew away the West Indies on the fourth day, Saturday December 20, 2014, of the first Test in South Africa, to win by an Innings and 220 runs.

December 19th, 2014
UPDATE: Kenyetta Boynes remanded on gun, ammo charge!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kenyetta Boynes was today December 19, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards to answer to the charge of unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon, ammunition and unlawful possession of 16.8 grams of a controlled drug.

December 19th, 2014
All set for Boxing Day races @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The Boxing Day races to be held at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay on December 26, 2014 promise to be the event to close the year with a bang as a number of new horses make their debut and with quite a few of them coming up from neighbouring United States Virgin Islands to compete.

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