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September 1st, 2018
Young Empire & Knights dominate ‘Save the Seed’ Basketball League’s opening night

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League 2018, kicked off on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre, in Duff's Bottom with Young Empire defeating Da 3RD and Knights prevailing over Warrias by a mere one point.

August 28th, 2018
Hon Fraser Basketball League ready for tip-off on August 31, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - It will be another two months of exciting basketball games in the Virgin Islands (VI), with the continuation of the Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Save the Seed, National Basketball League.

May 25th, 2018
‘I will not attend the Queen’s Birthday parade’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory is getting ready to stage a formal celebration of Her Majesty’s Queen Elizabeth II birthday on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

May 17th, 2018
‘I will not take part if it is a NDP or VIP march’ – Patsy C. Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Patsy C. Lake, businesswoman and local activist, during a press conference with other organisers of the national march on May 17, 2018 at the Sunday Morning Well, strongly expressed that if the march, scheduled for May 24, 2018, was politically motivated she would not support the march, while admitting that she never thought she would need to march again.

May 16th, 2018
‘I am opposed to having a demonstration’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am opposed to the idea of having a demonstration and a march at this point. I don’t think it is necessary for us to do that because we don’t have the information,” were the words of Doug Wheatley on the radio programme 'Speak out BVI' on ZBVI 780 AM on May 15, 2018.

May 7th, 2018
UK vote for public registry ‘racist & economic terrorism’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Chairman of the BVI Christian Council and Bishop of New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, John I. Cline, has labeled the vote by the United Kingdom’s House of Commons to allow for public registry of who owns and will benefit from offshore accounts in its Caribbean Overseas Territories as “racist and economic terrorism.”

May 5th, 2018
A March? Gov’t expected to support demonstration over UK Public Registry law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, that the United Kingdom's House of Commons passed an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to demand the Overseas Territories in the Caribbean have a public registry to show who owns offshore accounts and who benefits from them.

April 30th, 2018
‘Pray that God stay the hands of those voting’ on Public Register- Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cognisant of the significant adverse effect public registers revealing the names of beneficial owners of financial offshore companies could have on the Territory’s financial services industry, President of the BVI Christian Council Bishop John I. Cline has called on the churches to pray that a vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday May 1, 2018 will be in favour of the Virgin Islands and other Overseas Territories (OTs).

April 18th, 2018
‘I will not support the NDP next election' - John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After being one of the engine supporting the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) from its inception in 1998, and being very vocal and a strong advocate in their recent 2015 landslide victory, times have changed.

April 12th, 2018
‘Hush money? I did not take it’- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom on the main island of Tortola in a national address yesterday April 11, 2018, said he is "one you can trust as a spiritual leader".





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