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November 12th, 2018
Out! 'Willy T' must leave Peter Island Harbour by December 30, 2018

PETER ISLAND, VI - Months after William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’—a floating restaurant and bar—owned by Ms Heather L. Anderson, a belonger of the Virgin Islands, with her husband Ewan C. Anderson, who manage the business was forced from ‘The Bight,’ off Norman Island, they will have to move again.

November 11th, 2018
Hot Sauce fails to burn in SCBBC games

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI - The Sea Cow's Bay Basketball Club's (SCBBC) District 3 Youth League games continued yesterday Saturday, November 10, 2018, with the first Game being forfeited to Blue Brothers since Hot Sauce could not feature 5 players.

November 2nd, 2018
Sweet revenge for Sugar Boys in Presidents Cup 2018

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI: The Sugar Boys are the 2018 Presidents Cup winners! The Cup proved to be a huge success for the BVI Football Association as the top four teams from the recently concluded National League vied for this prestigious cup to gain bragging rights with their peers in the league for 2019.

October 24th, 2018
Oops! Not a good start to the morning commute

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sometime this morning, Wednesday, October 24, 2018, after 9:00AM a female driver had a malfunction of her automobile.

October 6th, 2018
Gov’t hires $400,000 UK Lawyer! Value for money?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has hired United Kingdom (UK) Lawyer, Michael Furness, QC to the tune of $400,000.

October 2nd, 2018
Paying for birth rights: Uncertain future for VI born children of expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a matter of two weeks, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honorable D. Orlando Smith (AL) says he will be making a big announcement as it relates to the legislation that requires expatriate parents to pay an immigration ‘fee’ for their children born in the Virgin Islands.

October 1st, 2018
More bills, no public Input at Oct. 2, 2018 HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) will convene for the second sitting of the fourth session on Tuesday October 2, 2018 in Road Town, Tortola, the capital city of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 25th, 2018
BAMBELELA after school initiative 'on again'

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District students were on Monday, September 24, 2018, prepped once again to head ‘back-to-school’ when organisers hosted another successful BAMBELELA (Never give up) after school homework/study programme at the Seven Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Center in Carrot Bay.

September 24th, 2018
When a government goes broke!

By Dickson C. Igwe

It is accepted that borrowing is the universal norm for governments to find the cash to operate. Public spending from taxes and borrowing are the way most western governments function.

September 24th, 2018
UK reigns in VI legislators: Cabinet Decisions to be made public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Decisions taken by the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI), will now be made public documents.



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