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September 2nd, 2015
UPDATE: VIP Congress Elections postponed until general meeting is held

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After much debate, confusion and wrangling over the delegates list, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has accepted parts of a motion submitted by the 7th and 8th Districts to postpone the election of a new executive committee until after a general meeting is held.

September 2nd, 2015
VI U17 Footballers survive storms on & off the field

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI U17 Girls team weathered some storms both on and off the field during the recent Caribbean Football Union World Cup Qualification Tournament in Nevis, but regardless of results not going quite according to plan overall their performance was encouraging and as a team they showed some bright signs for the future.

September 2nd, 2015
Arrest Blotter for August 23-29, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- Here is the arrest blotter for the period August 23 to August 29, 2015 as issued by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

September 1st, 2015
Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

REUTERS

Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions, in the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.

September 1st, 2015
Bayside Blazers remain unbeaten after 3 games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Four teams still remain unbeaten in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League following latest round of games at the Save the Seed Energy Centre Gym in Duff’s Bottom on August 30, 2015.

September 1st, 2015
Too much talk and no action on issues affecting VI- Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator and talk show host Donald E. de Castro is pushing to have the non-profit body Virgin Islanders for a Better Virgin Islands resuscitated after a lull of over two decades but is finding it challenging to attract persons to commit themselves to the cause.

September 1st, 2015
Excitement building ahead of STT Race day

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Diminished participation from Tortola horse owners and a race scheduled for St Croix, United States Virgin Islands seem to be doing little to deter the excitement that is building up for the upcoming race at the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in St Thomas, USVI on September 6, 2015.

August 31st, 2015
BVIEC worker electrocuted in VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online state that a man died by electrocution in Virgin Gorda sometime this afternoon, August 31, 2015.

August 31st, 2015
Mercedes Benz raffle drawing set for September 11

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation in conjunction with Caribbean Insurers Ltd will on Friday September 11, 2015 raffle away a spanking new Mercedes Benz motor car for the benefit of the work of the foundation.

August 31st, 2015
Two RVIPF officers certified as forensic crime scene investigators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Two Royal Virgin Islands Police Force detectives attached to the Scenes of Crime Unit are now certified forensic crime scene investigators.

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