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August 21st, 2018
VI squad gets 'walloped' in Jamaica CFU bid

KINGSTON, Jamaica, WI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) national U14 football team lost 4-0 to Barbados in their first encounter of the Caribbean Football Union championships held at the Paul Spaulding Stadium, last Saturday, August 18, 2018.

August 20th, 2018
Governor Jaspert to rescue; removes Treasury from West End make-shift tent!

WEST END Tortola, VI - Residents and Public Officers—from the Customs, Immigration, Treasury and the Ports Authority at the West End Ferry Terminal—describe the poor working conditions, as shameful, and embarrassing.

August 20th, 2018
Parsons nets first double hat-trick in National League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tim Parsons supported by his captain Phil Nelson—with a hat-trick of his own—scored no fewer than 10 goals, when their team, the Wolues Football Club (FC), romped to a 15 -0 thrashing of Sea Argo FC.

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fahie kicks off consultations for UK/VI review on Jost van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Andrew A. Fahie (R1), kick-starts his Territory-wide consultations, on the sister Island of Jost van Dyke, on Tuesday August 21, 2018, as he engages residents in order to prepare formal submissions to the United Kingdom’s review of its future relationship with its Overseas Territories (OTs).

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fraser Basketball League to resume August 31, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Honourable, Julian Fraser ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League, today announced that the ‘League’ has been resumed, having been cancelled last year, due to the two powerful Category-5 Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

August 17th, 2018
Statutory Bodies like Ports Authority needs reining in—Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Nobody does what is expected, they only do what is inspected, and as such Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is pressing for statutory bodies, such as the BVI Ports Authority to be held more accountable by the public.

August 16th, 2018
NDP using tax dollars for ‘campaign financing’—Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is being accused of using tax dollars to ‘subtly’ fund its elections campaign.

August 16th, 2018
Governor & Deputy should be elected by VI residents—Rajah A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Prominent Virgin Islander Rajah A. Smith, is the latest to lend his voice to the growing debate in the Virgin Islands (VI) with regards, ‘Independence, Self-Determination’ and the general management of the affairs of the Territory by the United Kingdom (UK).

August 15th, 2018
The hard truth: Whether NDP/VIP all residents want same things—Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As General Elections in the Virgin Islands draws closer, at least one potential At-Large Candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), is calling for the electorate to vote on issues since, “anyone seeking your vote, should tell you how they can make your life better and move you from struggling to eat and pay your bills, to opportunities for prosperity.”

August 15th, 2018
RVIPF pleads for witnesses in deadly Purcell shooting to come forward

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), is calling for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting death of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix, in Purcell Estate, in the vicinity of the OneMart Warehouse on Friday, August 10, 2018, to come forward and provide assistance.



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