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March 4th, 2015
Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson quits as Horse Owners’ Asso. PRO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson has resigned from the post of Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association, becoming the third person to leave the position in about three years.

March 4th, 2015
MASA plugs $$ into BVIHSA for community’s benefit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many have been focusing lately on the furnishing of the new Peebles Hospital the cry for improved community services had appeared to have taken a back seat but Medical Air Services Association (MASA) has given ears to the community’s call, resulting in them donating $10, 000.

March 4th, 2015
2-vehicle accident @ Harrigan’s Estate

HARRIGAN’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Five persons have been injured following an accident that took place this morning March 4, 2015 in Harrigan’s Estate on the main island of Tortola involving two vehicles.

March 4th, 2015
LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

Desmond L. Brown - Head of Corporate Communications; LIAT (1974) LTD

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, March 03, 2015 – Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline's services effective immediately.

March 4th, 2015
“Productive and Encouraging” Talks Between US and Cuba

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Officials from the United States and Cuba held high-level talks in Washington on Friday.

March 4th, 2015
Ebola: Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf urges 'Marshall Plan'

BBC NEWS

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called for a "Marshall Plan" for the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa.

March 4th, 2015
Trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev to begin

BBC NEWS

The trial of the man accused of planting bombs close to the finish line of the Boston Marathon two years ago gets under way in the city shortly.

March 4th, 2015
Obama says Netanyahu's Iran speech contains 'nothing new'

BBC NEWS

US President Barack Obama has reacted scathingly to a speech by the Israeli prime minister that castigated his policy towards Iran.

March 4th, 2015
‘HL Stoutt is the VI’s modern day Moses’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District and senior member of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has called late former Chief Minister of the Virgin Islands Hamilton Lavity Stoutt the territory’s modern day Moses as, according to him, Hon Stoutt was someone whom God sent to lead his people.

March 4th, 2015
1 cop cleared as Operation Lucan continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shortly after the controversial Commissioner of Police Mr David Morris was dropped as one of the persons on the team investigating alleged corruption in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), one of the accused cops has been re-instated.

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