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May 28th, 2015
Advance Polling Day scheduled for June 5, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Elections Office is informing the public that Advance Polling Day will be held on Friday, June 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

May 28th, 2015
'Job creation in Anegada will require innovative thinking' - Hon Fraser

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA, (R3) believes Anegada has the potential for many of the activities that would take place as a result of the new maritime academy that the VIP plans to introduce once elected to office.

May 28th, 2015
Mountain bikers face tough Tour de Tortola on Sunday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cyclists of the BVI Mountain Bike Club will be facing torture this Sunday May 31, 2015 when they embark on the Tour de Tortola, a 37 km ride up hill and down dale.

May 28th, 2015
MALE hosts boys of the Mighty Mighty Scatliffe

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (MALE) today May 28, 2015 continued its mentoring outreach programme for schools – this time the boys of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School who were hosted by the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom where they took part in a basketball and bowling clinic.

May 28th, 2015
Are erasers in school 'instruments of the devil'?

BBC NEWS

A cognitive scientist has suggested rubbers be banned from classrooms. Chris Stokel-Walker asks - What is the benefit in presenting children's work, warts and all?

May 28th, 2015
Regional football officials weigh in on FIFA arrests

JAMAICA OBSERVER

With members of the local football fraternity largely reluctant to comment on yesterday's earth-shaking corruption arrests of several FIFA officials, former Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Tony James was not that reserved and weighed in on the scandal.

May 28th, 2015
Hon Walwyn blasts media & critics of VG b/ball facility

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In what was regarded as yet another “distasteful” attack directed at certain media houses, Minster for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn accused media houses of causing mischief for criticising the construction of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena in Virgin Gorda.

May 28th, 2015
‘No man will be left behind’ – 'All Out' tells Anegadians

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Ninth District Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All Out’ vowed to fight for Anegada and Virgin Gorda once elected to replace the stalwart Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as he feels the district and Anegada in particular has been left behind for the past three years.

May 28th, 2015
‘Rename Admin Complex after Hon Ralph T. O’Neal’- Hon Walwyn

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn has made a call for the Central Administration Complex, the Government headquarters of the Virgin Islands (VI), to be renamed in honour of veteran political icon Hon Ralph T. O'Neal, OBE.

May 28th, 2015
‘I’m looking for a 1–2 finish’ @ Sunday's races– Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horses from the Virgin Islands (VI) and United States Virgin Islands (USVI) are set for a showdown come Sunday May 31, 2015 at Ellis Thomas Downs as the latter are seeking to reclaim the glory stolen by the VI last time out in St Thomas, USVI.

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