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September 20th, 2013
60th VI Festival in early limbo as ‘Alliance’ threatens boycott!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the Grate VI Music Alliance group Mr Eustace ‘Boss’ Freeman said local artists and bands may be forced to boycott the 60th anniversary celebration of the Virgin Islands Emancipation festivities next year if their members have not been paid for services rendered this year.

July 22nd, 2013
Controversy looms over Miss BVI Pageant prizes?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It’s just about three weeks before the Territory sees the staging of yet another Miss BVI Pageant as preparations are moving full speed ahead. However, some contestants and family members have raised the concern about the minimizing of the first place prizes initially promised.

April 26th, 2013
UPDATE: ‘I had enough!’ Edmund Maduro walks out on farmers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even with his consultancy contract with Government still not finalised, outspoken and controversial talk show host Edmund Maduro has called it quits as according to him, the disunity and “ignorance” of local farmers have finally ploughed through his skin.

March 16th, 2013
Signing of Engineering Contract paves way for works under $15.6M CDB loan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The $15.6M Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Rehabilitation Infrastructure Loan Project seems to be in the all clear now with the signing of an engineering contract between Government and FDL Consult Inc of St. Lucia on Friday March 15, 2013. This now paves the way for a 30-month long road rehabilitation works, in addition to extensive drainage projects at Virgin Gorda.

February 22nd, 2013
UPDATE: 'I will do my very best'- Travis Walters aka Travie Rozae

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Tonight I am going to make a solemn promise that I will do my very best to justify your choice and make all of us proud in this British Virgin Islands. I will continue to remain humble while pursuing my dreams,” was the commitment of Travis Walters on the occasion of his contract signing with UpFront Megatainment Record Label of Atlanta, USA on February 21, 2013.

February 13th, 2013
Despite $294,937.97 contract, HMP still without proper fencing!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of safety and security at Her Majesty’s Prison continues to be a sore point and its reality was evident in the a recent jail break among several other security breaches in the past and once left unattended or if the slothful action of the present government continues, an even worse situation lurks.

February 11th, 2013
New Debt Collector to start soon at BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CEO of the BVI Health Services Authority Mrs Darlene A. Carty-Baptiste has disclosed that an offer has been made for a new debt collection officer. She stated that the individual contracted is likely to begin work within the next few days.

November 24th, 2012
UPDATE: Claude Skelton-Cline approved to head BVI Ports Authority!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As was firstly and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online some two weeks ago, Claude Skelton-Cline has been earlier this week approved by the Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith’s Cabinet to become the Managing Director of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority.

October 10th, 2012
Author demystifies making of lucrative ‘Financial Services deMystified’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ms Ayana S. Hull, author of the book ‘Financial Services deMystified’ has revealed that the journey in writing the book was a labour of love.

February 27th, 2012
New sewerage pumps to cost Works Ministry over $300K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A contract for the replacement of three sewerage pumps will be inked shortly with the pumps estimated to cost $300,000, disclosed Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark Vanterpool.


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