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September 15th, 2018
Works Minister blasted for non-functioning sewerage plant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Member of the opposition, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3), blasted Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) for the apparent lacklustre approach in getting the sewerage plant at Burt Point, Tortola functional.

September 15th, 2018
Customs seizes Klass Electronics @ TPP for not declaring goods

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Her Majesty’s Customs (HMC) on Thursday, September 13, 2018, seized Klass Electronics store located in the Tortola Pier Park (TPP).

September 13th, 2018
STS Basketball action continues on Friday September 14, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Basketball fans can get ready for another exciting weekend of action in the ‘Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League.’

September 13th, 2018
Speaker Moses presides over HoA despite announced as NDP candidate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There was some tension, at the beginning of Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Third House of Assembly today, Thursday September 13, 2018, despite the Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), being absent.

September 13th, 2018
Dion Thomas pleads guilty to drugs, gun & ammo charges

JOHN’S HOLE, Tortola, VI – Dion Thomas, the 39-year-old man found with drugs, an illegal firearm and two sets of ammunition during this year’s Festival activities, has admitted to the charges laid against him in the Magistrate Court, at John's Hole, Tortola.

September 13th, 2018
VI needs comprehensive approach to health issues—Dr Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is need for a more comprehensive approach in the manner with which the Virgin Islands (VI) treats with medical challenges, a notion raised recently by Vice President of the VI Alzheimer Association, Dr June M. Samuel—as the Territory joins with the world in Observing Alzheimer’s Month.

September 13th, 2018
NAJ, Gov't Sign Wage Deal

Jamaica Gleaner

The Government and the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) yesterday (September 12, 2013) signed a wage agreement for the 2017-2019 contract period.

September 13th, 2018
Israeli forces tear down protest camp near Khan al-Ahmar

Al Jazeera News

Israeli forces have dismantled several shacks that were set up by Palestinian protesters close to the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar.

September 12th, 2018
Squash Squad gets ‘eye opener’ in Cayman meet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) National Men’s Squash Team failed, to advance significantly in the recently completed Pan American Squash Championships held in the Cayman Islands from August 24 to September 1, 2018, but the experience is being treated as a ‘real eye opener’ for the players.

September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.



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