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June 22nd, 2018
Hon Julian Fraser B/ball League announces meeting

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - In a press notice today, June 22, 2018, the Honourable Julian Fraser’s, Save the Seed National Basketball League, invited all team owners, managers, coaches and team representatives, to a meeting at the Save the Seed Energy Centre.

June 22nd, 2018
Caribconnect.Net Launched To Empower Local Entrepreneurs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local entrepreneurs can now, be matched with Mentors, Investors and Financing Institutions following the launch of an online incubator programme, CaribConnect.net.

June 22nd, 2018
‘We have twisted morals in this county’- Hon Andrew A Fahie

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on June 21, 2018, criticised the double standards that exists in the Virgin Islands (VI), in the administration of justice, particularly where favoured public servants are involved.

June 22nd, 2018
Skelton throws shot; ‘We need leadership that puts VIslanders/Belongers first’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - National Democratic Party (NDP) co-founder, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) says the Saturday June 23, 2018, Convention, represents “an important juncture and a new chapter, not only for the party but in the development of the Virgin Islands (VI) and that this new chapter will in fact require calm, courageous, consistent and experienced leadership.”

June 22nd, 2018
NDP Govt. budgets no funds for 'sports development' in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many of the Territory’s star athletes, returned home on June 14, 2018, to much pomp and ceremony, were handed gifts, praises and other accolades for their impressive representation of the Virgin Islands on the international stage; but, government has not budgeted adequately for the development of sports for this year.

June 22nd, 2018
Our Young Professional this week is Kiaun N. R. Baptiste

By M. Gary Eleazar

Some University students find it difficult to balance their studies with their social life. Some complain of the struggles of working while pursuing their education. Then there are others, like 25-year-old, Virgin Islander, Kiaun N. R. Baptiste, who trudged through it all, to overcome his obstacles and maintain the focus and determination needed to succeed.

June 21st, 2018
Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged Thursday with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the country’s first family and drawing fresh attention to a series of separate corruption investigations plaguing the prime minister.

June 21st, 2018
House of Assembly meets on June 28, 2018, after 2 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly will meet again on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Chambers in Road Town, the Capital City.

June 21st, 2018
Pastor Melvin A. Turnbull Sr, supports ‘self-determination’ for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Pastor of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church, on Tortola, Pastor Dr Melvin A. Turnbull, told the public that he “supports self-determination” for the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI).

June 21st, 2018
Hon Ronnie W. Skelton wants Premier ‘formally recognised’ for devoted service to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Co-founder of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Health and Social Development Minister, the Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), has called for Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, to be formally recognised at an appropriate time in the near future for his service to the Territory.



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