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April 20th, 2014
Angry South Korea families protest over slow ferry rescue

BBC NEWS

Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have protested angrily over the rescue operation.

April 19th, 2014
UPDATE: Skelton says NHI needs startup of $15M to $25M

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Ronnie W. Skelton said that the National Health Insurance (NHI) system will need a start up financing from Government of between $15 million and $25 million.

April 19th, 2014
Chic Trends on maiden trip off Tortola

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – With the wide spans of families making up the Virgin Islands, all are geared up to converge on one of the 60 islands comprising the VI, Virgin Gorda aka ‘Paradise’ for the 2014 celebrations of Easter Festival.

April 19th, 2014
Serious crimes ahead for VI - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite the perceived successes of initiatives such as the most recent job and career fair held in the East End/Long Look community, commentator Edmund G. Maduro remains unconvinced that the current system in place is doing enough to lessen unemployment among the Territory’s youths.

April 18th, 2014
‘I believed & Invested in me & I made it’ – NJAR

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today Glendon D. Lamothe aka NJAR has seen phase one of his big bag of dreams come through. He has successfully released his first mixed tape of music all of which he took time out to write. But the journey for him was not an easy one.

April 18th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Tecora L. Morgan

By Ron M. Henry

Undoubtedly no stranger to the limelight, our Young Professional of the Week remains on a high after being successful in capturing the crown of one of the most prestigious contests in the Virgin Islands – the Miss Virgin Gorda Pageant.

April 18th, 2014
Losses for Malone, Potter & Lady Royals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – VIslanders Darier Malone, Jelissa Potter and their Lady Royals softball team returned to Daly Field on Thursday, April 17, 2014 for a Sun Conference double header against Ave Maria University.

April 17th, 2014
Ralph T. O’Neal cancels VIP Congress meeting; no elections on April 23!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a move that shocked party faithfuls Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE in a letter dated today April 17, 2014 to the Secretary of the Party Mrs. Wandermae Malone has cancelled the National Congress to hold elections for the Executive Committee.

April 17th, 2014
SCB landlord pleads guilty to sewage flow nuisance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John roundly chastised property owner Corentz Richardson for continuing to break the law when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court today, April 17, 2014.

April 17th, 2014
‘Many don’t know they are diabetic’ - Sergio L. Ochaeta

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The combination of practicing healthy eating habits and a solid spiritual life is said to be the major factor lacking of most persons who turned up to benefit from a medical outreach programme being conducted across Tortola.



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