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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.

August 31st, 2014
UPDATE: BVIEC, Delta Petroleum closer to signing agreement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is closer to signing an agreement with Delta Petroleum for the supply of fuel and lubricants, this news site has learnt.

August 31st, 2014
‘The VIP must return to power!’ – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – The leaders and members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) are not leaving any stone un-turned to ensure that they return to power which would allow them to continue the job started in taking the Territory forward.

August 31st, 2014
'Rotary Needs You' – President Shan Mohamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is much more work to be done in the BVI, the Caribbean and across the globe. You are the missing piece, join Rotary today,” said President of the Rotary Club of Road Town Mr. Shan Mohamed.

August 31st, 2014
BVIFA gets 40th Anniversary underway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Football Association’s (BVIFA) 40th Anniversary celebrations kick off in true style today, Sunday August 31, with two church services, one at the New Testament Church of God in Baugher’s Bay, Tortola and the other at the Sanctuary of Hope, the Valley, Virgin Gorda.

August 31st, 2014
Health leaders call for emergency taskforce on obesity

BBC NEWS

Health leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

August 31st, 2014
Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'

BBC NEWS

Iraqi forces have reached the besieged town of Amerli in northern Iraq, where thousands have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.

August 30th, 2014
Loved ones pay final respects to late Grethel Stoutt-Richardson

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Tears fell today August 30, 2014 at the home-going service for the late Ms Grethel Stoutt-Richardson, as loved ones of the East End businesswoman shared moments of remembrance and took time to comfort each other.



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