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July 23rd, 2016
The dysfunction in African Leadership & Society- Part 1

By Dickson Igwe

The road to social and economic success goes through lands of integrity, honesty, transparency and good governance.

July 23rd, 2016
McMaster cruises into 400m Hurdles Final @ U20 World C/ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ athlete Kyron McMaster gave himself a good chance for a podium finish at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland when he won his 400m Hurdles semi-final yesterday, July 22, 2016.

July 22nd, 2016
Rotary Club Of Road Town’s Kiddies Fiesta set to make big splash

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI — All plans are in place to ensure the successful hosting of the Rotary Club of Road Town’s annual Kiddies Fiesta set for Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Paraquita Bay Campus.

July 22nd, 2016
Smith confident of Giant Valley Cup double

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The August 2, 2016, Festival Race Meet at Ellis Thomas Downs promises to deliver an action packed card as well as the usual slate of entertainment and “after party” excitement.

July 22nd, 2016
More disturbing stories of Peebles Hospital shared on Facebook

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As if the recent alleged death by negligence at Peebles Hospital was not enough, more distasteful stories of experiences at the territory's multi-million dollar facility have emerged on social network.

July 22nd, 2016
USVI man caught on camera stealing bottles of alcohol

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man who was observed on surveillance camera stealing multiple bottles of liquor from Boogie Woogie, a restaurant and bar on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands has been arrested and jailed, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Thursday, July 21, 2016.

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.

July 22nd, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Natalia S. Prieto

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

Anyone can have dreams and ambitions but it’s having the resolve to pursue those dreams, knowing that nothing is handed on a platter but rather steely determination and hard work are what it takes to achieve the desired goals, that makes one a success.

July 22nd, 2016
E.G. Maduro blasts hypocrisy in Gov’t over hiring of UK nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One talk show host has blasted what he refers to as “hypocrisy within the Government” following conflicting statements made by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), regarding citizens of the United Kingdom taking up high ranking positions in the Virgin Islands.

July 22nd, 2016
Winning start for U17 footballers on road to CONCACAF C/ship

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) got off to a wining start at the Caribbean Football Union/CONCACAF U17 Championship, coming out with a 1-0 victory over Bahamas in Group 6 on Wednesday July 20, 2016 in Suriname.



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