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November 26th, 2014
Scores arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities

REUTERS

(Reuters) - Police arrested scores of people in cities around the United States who were protesting a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager, authorities said on Wednesday, but the town where the shooting took place was a little calmer.

November 26th, 2014
Rock Café re-opens tonight with top rated local chef

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - "It give us a sense of pride to have one of our own bring class and executive chef experience to our Tree House facility here in Virgin Gorda especially at this time," said Sasha D. A. Flax senior manager of the Rock Café string of entertainment spots at one address, speaking to Virgin Islands News Online.

November 26th, 2014
VIP’s ‘Let’s Talk’ returns to the air tonight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be returning to the radio waves tonight November 26, 2014 with its radio show ‘Let’s Talk’ not only to speak on their vision for the future of the Territory in terms of its economy and social services like health and education but also to continue to set the record straight with regard to malicious untruths from the National Democratic Party government.

November 26th, 2014
McAlpine ditches NDP on Prospect Reef Dev.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just about one year after Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith was upbeat about McAlpine’s touted $100ml assured investment for the Prospect Reef Development Project, his head has nodded to say that project is on hold as McAlpine is no longer interested.

November 26th, 2014
‘Fix the ferries!’ – Caller on PEP Radio

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government needs to look into the ferry services that provide transportation among the islands of the Territory and to and from ports in the United States Virgin Islands as their deterioration is hurting tourism.

November 26th, 2014
‘I need to hear from horses’ mouth!’ - Dr Smith in TB melee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “That’s a matter for the Tourist Board (TB)… they are the ones who control of the officers in that particular sector. We at central government give them a grant which they manage in a way that seems appropriate to them,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith under whose portfolio the BVI Tourist Board falls.

November 26th, 2014
Islanders held by Old Madrid; Panthers beat Ballstarz

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI - Old Madrid and the Islanders remained inseparable at the top of Group B in the Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) Nine a Side after a 1-1 draw on Sunday, November 23, 2014, as the latest round of matches concluded at Greenland Playing Field, East End, Tortola.

November 26th, 2014
When Culture of the Present Battles Culture of the Past

By Alred C. Frett

Do you really know your Culture?:

Traditionally, customs of the day result in behaviour patterns which different places & races commonly refer to as ‘their Culture’ - Amusingly, November that commemorates the execution of Guy Fawkes was chosen as BVI’s Culture Month… However, as a displaced People who evolved from Freedom to Slavery to Freedom it may be time to carefully decide our own Culture.

November 25th, 2014
Chantel Malone leaps to CAC Gold in Mexico!

VERACRUZ, Mexico – Virgin Islander Chantel Malone today November 25, 2014 did the Territory proud at the Caribbean and Central American (CAC) Games in Veracruz Mexico by winning the gold medal in the women’s long jump.

November 25th, 2014
Premier breaks silence on bank breaches!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith in breaking Government’s silence on the recent spate of security breaches at Scotiabank BVI and others said that there are plans to introduce legislation to protect account holders from crimes of this very nature.

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