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October 30th, 2014
‘Tropical Stones’ opens its doors in Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – ‘Tropical Stones-Cabinetry, Windows & Doors’, the Territory's newest hardware store, opened its doors at the R&R Malone Complex in Pockwood Pond yesterday October 29, 2014 offering not only quality products for the construction of homes but expertise in their installation.

October 30th, 2014
Huge trees get major care from tourist volunteers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Large trees across the main island of Tortola have been getting some high level care recently, something that is rare in the Territory, thanks to friends of Tropical Landscape, a local company owned and managed by Mr Sean A. Jobsz.

October 30th, 2014
'Full year of Cruise ships from April 2015' – Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Taxi operators yesterday heard that there was one good thing that all the cruise liners have indicated to the Government team that attended a caucus in St Martin recently was that Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, Disney, the European Groups among others, which was that their customers have indicated through surveys was that they want to come to the Virgin Islands perhaps more than many other places in the Caribbean.

October 30th, 2014
Lettsome & Duff doing well at Worlds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local Sailors, Thad Lettsome and Rayne Duff have traveled to Argentina to compete in the Optimist World Championships, at the Club Náutico San Isidro, until today October 30, 2014.

October 29th, 2014
Edmond Colaire gets 15 mths sentence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎Edmond Colaire 33 years old was sentenced to 15 months behind bars when he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptise DaBreo at the Magistrate's Court today October 29, 2014.

October 29th, 2014
Digicel on board with Hon Fraser Save the Seed B’Ball League

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - Telecommunications giant Digicel (BVI) Ltd., has this week confirmed that it has signed on to the popular Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League as Platinum sponsor. The announcement came last Saturday October 25, 2014 during round two of the post season games and is effective immediately and will run until the end of the new 2015 season.

October 29th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I feel like a new born child’ – Jomo Jack

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the face of the law at all levels a man is innocent until proven guilty and being behind bars for over two years for a crime that one would have maintained his innocence from the get go feels like injustice. This was the case of Jomo Jack who was implicated in a major drug bust by the Royal Virgin Island Police Force (RVIPF).

October 29th, 2014
'VI must talk about same-sex marriage!' – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Doug Wheatley last night October 28, 2014 stoked controversy by saying that sooner or later the Virgin Islands will have to confront the question of same-sex marriage.

October 29th, 2014
What if things changed for the better?

By Alred C. Frett

As the World struggles with man-made confusion too many still make excuses and ask Why? When they should be recognizing the consequences of their actions… Simply put: If we glorify Guns & dispense Bullets instead of Bread then People will be shot, and, if we offer examples of Wars & Violence as Solutions in order to sell Weapons then our Youth will become radicalized.

October 29th, 2014
Anthony ‘Papa Das’ Glasgow testifies of battling cancer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - It is usually said that getting men to come public to talk about health challenges they are experiencing is an uphill task. But today with the growing numbers and hardships of persons in the Virgin Islands that are coming down with cancers of various forms, men are breaking their silence.

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