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July 9th, 2014
1st District to host summer B/Ball, Athletics camp

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The First District will be holding its 2nd annual Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 17 under the auspices of First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie.

July 9th, 2014
Walking away with a heavy heart – Neville A. Smith leaving softball

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Come the end of the local Softball Federation’s fiscal year, its President of over ten years will be throwing in the towel not because his tenure would have come to an end but rather because of frustration.

July 8th, 2014
New dance video to showcase VI’s talent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A group of talented young dancers of the Territory have embarked on a project to create a dance video featuring bits and pieces of songs from Beyonce Knowles’ latest album with the aim of pushing the talent of Virgin Islands dancers, choreographers and video production persons.

July 8th, 2014
Hon Julian Fraser cries shame on Territory’s public B/Ball courts

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – “It is almost a crime to expect persons to come off those asphaltic courts to end up in that type of competition,” said Leader of the Virgin Islands Party and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA.

July 7th, 2014
UPDATE: Gunshot caused hotel room death - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police said that as the RVIPF Major Crime Team continues its investigation into the murder of Yeiral Batista Sena, a forensic post mortem (PM) undertaken by Dr. M. Schuman of the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday, July 5, 2014, determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound.

July 7th, 2014
‘Bad apples not allowed to spoil bunch’ - Hon Julian Fraser

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - “I know that as a new League there will be mistakes made, and expectations unmet, but I also know that lessons will be learned. Our first year which was last year, was a tremendous success and I know they have put in place measures to build on that. And those will be announced by the League hopefully today.”

July 6th, 2014
How Did We Get Here?

By Donald E. de Castro - “too old to be intimidated”

History is always an important aspect of life, whether it is a village, town, city, country or the world; therefore it is important that history is always properly recorded. In this respect it is always necessary and important that every-one try to keep track of what is happening around us as there is that possibility some information recorded may not always be accurate and by paying attention such errors may be corrected before it is too late.

July 4th, 2014
‎UPDATE: YOP & Hoop it Up extend summer camp registration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎Organizers of the 2014 edition of the Youth Outreach Programme (YOP) and Hoop it Up summer camp said that they are keen on giving every child desirable of participating in the camp this year a chance to get involved and as such have made provisions to extend the registration period.

July 3rd, 2014
Soiree BVI red carpeting for BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In continuing its efforts to aid in the community as well as to promote small businesses alike, Soiree BVI made a conscious move to play their part in the fight against cancer in the Virgin Islands.

July 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: ‘My parents weren’t trapped!’ - Reginald Hodge

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Being very upbeat that his parents are alive, well and unhurt having withstood the ordeal of losing their home to a mid-day fire yesterday July 2, 2014, son of Mr and Mrs Hodge, Reginald Hodge said that his parents were not trapped at the time the fire broke out.



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