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August 26th, 2012
Caller: Miss BVI 2012, not first to receive pearls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With regard to two pieces of jewellery given to Miss BVI 2012, by Little Switzerland, namely a pair of ‘Mikimoto’ earrings and necklace valued at $3500, a caller on NDP Radio stated that it is not the first time pearls were given to a Miss BVI Queen.

August 24th, 2012
Caller: More guard rails needed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark Vanterpool, while updating the public on a local talk show, NDP Radio, informed a caller that the government is always conscious of the public’s safety, and always tries to enhance the safety methods and techniques within the Virgin Islands.

August 23rd, 2012
Local businesses to benefit from VI GPS System- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) Honourable Dr. D. Orlando Smith, speaking on the monthly talk show, NDP Radio, announced that, local businesses would benefit greatly at the conclusion of the Global Positioning System (GPS) programme that is currently being perfected by the local planning unit.

July 19th, 2012
Gov’t asked to reconsider cruise pier expansion!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With public discussion and debate ongoing on the proposed $75 million cruise pier expansion project in the Virgin Islands (VI), some residents are asking Government to reconsider the project which will only have finances injected by a foreign entity, to include local or Government partnership.

July 17th, 2012
Businesses to submit vacancies to Labour Dept!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An employment unit within the Labour Department is currently operational and soon businesses will be asked to inform the department of their vacancies.

June 19th, 2012
Renewed calls for VG Hospital after student's stabbing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfortunate stabbing of a Bregado Flax Educational Centre student yesterday, June 19, 2012 has renewed the plea for a modernised health facility in Virgin Gorda since the student, who was in a critical condition, had to be rushed to Peebles Hospital on Tortola.

June 19th, 2012
New designs for Territorial dress to be ready for tomorrow – Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – He was praised for not being a politician to take the attitude of “it’s either my way or the highway”, and in doing so the Territory’s Culture Minister after some pondering has asked the Territorial Dress Committee and the two designers to come up with a dress “that is more acceptable” to the public.

May 8th, 2012
East End Tap is alive, says trainer & co-owner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contrary to a recent public announcement, East End Tap, one of the Virgin Islands’ top horses, has not been euthanized, declared its trainer Rodney Simmonds.

April 19th, 2012
PWD to pay more attention to “potholes patching”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Public Works Department (PWD) will be paying more attention to the way in which they patch potholes across the Territory to ensure they are done in a more comprehensive way so that they can last longer.

April 17th, 2012
Premier – We cannot just discard things that were done

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With concerns raised over the past few months since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government took office in November 2011 that they seem to be sidelining projects that were started by the previous administration, Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith announced that his Government will not be discarding such projects.


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