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February 9th, 2019
Advance polls to be held on February 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public is reminded that advance polls will take place in the Territory on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

February 9th, 2019
After 8 years of promises, still no updated Liquor License Law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In 2003-2007 when the National Democratic Party (NDP) first came to power, they promised the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), revised and modernised Liquor License rules in what they described then as the ‘State of the Territory Address.’

February 9th, 2019
Better business environment under PVIM-NDP2 - Apostle Fahie

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Man of the cloth, Curnal P. Fahie, running At-Large under the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) for the 2019 General Elections, is promising an improved business environment in the VI if elected to the House of Assembly (HoA).

February 9th, 2019
Who is greater, God or Satan?

By Lorna M. George

It was Dr Martin Luther King Jr. an American Icon who said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at time of controversy”.

February 9th, 2019
Virgin Islands politics and the fog of BREXIT

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit presents a dilemma for Virgin Islands politics during a month of General Elections. How does Brexit affect the Virgin Islands? Will Brexit happen? And if Brexit takes place will Brexit be sustainable in an ageing Britain that is changing demographically?

February 8th, 2019
Cabinet Appoints BVI Health Services Authority Board Members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment of new members to serve on the BVI Health Services Authority Board for the next two years consecutively.

February 8th, 2019
Gov't halts CGB Sea Defense Project amidst controversy

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - It was a story first reported by our news centre on February 6, 2019, whereby many residents and environmentalists had raised concerns about a Sea Defense Project under construction in the Cane Garden Bay area adjacent to the beach.

February 8th, 2019
NDP founder Alf-Nolan Davies endorsed VIP’s Dean B. Fahie in D8

RED BAY, Tortola, VI - The earth shook last evening Thursday, February 7, 2019, when one of the founding members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Alf-Nolan Davies aka ‘Dicky’ endorsed the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate Dean B. Fahie.

February 7th, 2019
‘No one trusts anyone in the NDP 1 Gov't’ - Hon Julian Fraser RA

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Hon Julian Fraser RA, Chairman of the new Progressives United (PU) party continues his vicious tirade against the Premier Dr D. Orlando Smith (AL) and Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Government.

February 7th, 2019
Police free 3 held for murder suspicion, no charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our news centre was informed that the three males picked up on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in a police raid on suspicion of alleged involvement in the Huntums Ghut murder a few days ago, have been freed by police today, Thursday, February 7, 2019.

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