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March 18th, 2017
Funding of the RVIPF is a great start- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has no issues with Governor John S. Duncan OBE exercising his reserved powers in the 2007 Virgin Islands Constitution to ensure additional funding to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

March 5th, 2017
Firefighting efforts in trouble; 1 out of 3 stations opened on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The fall out because of lack of government funding and priorities in spending continues to be felt in some critical safety areas.

July 22nd, 2016
VIF&FC Chairperson laments lack of funding for festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying that the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) has good plans for Emancipation Festival, Chairperson Kishma A. Baronville says the Committee can only act on those plans as funding is made available.

December 15th, 2014
East End 2014 XMas B’ball League cancelled

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The East End 2014 XMas Basketball League has been cancelled and according to sources the cancellation is due in part to the non-availability of the facility on which the games were to be played.

April 2nd, 2014
LIME announces $100K giveaway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – LIME BVI announced yesterday, April 1, 2014 that the company was giving away $100,000 next month as part of an award show that rewards residents for their involvement in various initiatives.

April 1st, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Foot targeting overseas training for local PO

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Superintendent of Prisons Mr David Foot said giving the staff the confidence to do their best at Her Majesty’s prisons is the greatest challenge.

November 12th, 2013
BVI Tropical Shootout in danger of being cancelled

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tournament Director of the BVI Tropical Shootout, Mr Steve E. Parillon has disclosed that the event is in danger of being cancelled this year and is asking for urgent donations to be made to keep the tournament alive.

November 12th, 2013
FSN to mirror Partnership for Peace programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Family Support Network (FSN) is poised to execute two new programmes: A programme for women that mirrors the Partnership for Peace programme and the other is a ‘Get Back on Your Feet’ for women. President of FSN, Ms Judith Charles, is urging donor agencies to get on board to make the programmes successful.

October 25th, 2013
Locals should have been approached for cruise pier project - commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Given all the missteps that have taken place with the cruise pier development project and government’s approaches to outsiders for funding, commentators have questioned why locals are not being engaged as part of their efforts to secure funds to get the project off the ground.

July 30th, 2013
VI Pension funding completely unsustainable – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social commentator Douglas Wheatley has expressed that the Territory’s current system of funding pensions is completely unsustainable and warned that if this continues, the VI may have to file for bankruptcy.

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