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March 1st, 2016
Pearls VI cops Business of the Year 2015!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Pearls VI last evening February 29, 2016 shone brightly over its competition at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay, Tortola after scooping up both the Innovative Business of the Year and Business of the Year titles for the year 2015.

February 27th, 2016
SGSS students raise $10K through 'Chair-athon'

PALESTINA, Tortola, VI – The St George's Secondary School yesterday evening February 26, 2016 saw the rededication of the school's auditorium as students raised much needed cash towards the refurbishing of the space and the provision of new chairs.

June 24th, 2015
Niagara ‘spring’ water suspected of E. coli contamination

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Should residents of the Virgin Islands and sellers of Niagara bottled water be worried about the manufacturer voluntarily recalling the product over the likelihood that some may have been contaminated by the E. coli bacteria?

March 18th, 2015
VI stores asked to remove Mac & Cheese suspected of containing metal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local stores have been asked to remove boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese suspected to contain metal.

March 12th, 2015
‘Move me & I’ll sell in the middle of the road!’ – prominent farmer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs, in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, is all ready to reopen the Road Town Market Square but this comes with a number of concerns by seasoned local farmers.

March 6th, 2015
F & M's Halal Outlet cops Business of the Month award

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – F & M’s Halal Outlet copped the Business of the Month award on Tuesday March 3, 2015 when the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department launched its Business of the Month and Innovative Business of the Year campaign.

February 11th, 2015
Male students shun ‘Baby Think It Over’ practical experience

PALESTINA, Tortola, VI – When the Rotary Club of Tortola officially launched their 'Baby Think It Over' programme yesterday, February 10, 2015 reporters were introduced to a bevy of promising young women who were willing to face the challenge. However, there was just one male student opting to join them.

October 3rd, 2014
‘Challenge people but be respectful’ – says Mrs Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of gender balance continues to be one of debates among the masses of society and when a group of local professionals met with young ladies drawn from the fourth and fifth forms of Secondary Schools they will hear that ‘Yes they too can play with the tanker trucks, wear blue and yes they can wear pants.’

September 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Mrs. Karia J. Christopher in @ DTCA from Nov 3

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Yes I am in receipt of the appointment, I did sign off and I have resigned from the TRC," said Mrs. Karia J. Christopher in a comment to Virgin Islands News Online today September 25, 2014.

July 30th, 2014
TRC celebrates World Telecoms Day with Open House

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Works and a number of telecommunications companies operating in the Virgin Islands kicked off a two-day celebration today July 30, 2014 to mark over 50 years of telecommunications in the Virgin Islands.

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