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July 31st, 2014
American tax cheats can soon be caught in Guyana

DEMERARA WAVES

Guyana has formally agreed to share bank account information about Americans and American companies in Guyana to help the United States (US) catch tax evaders in foreign jurisdictions, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported on Wednesday.

July 31st, 2014
US anti-narcotics expert tipped to be next Ambassador to Guyana

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A United States (US) diplomat with considerable experience in fighting narco-trafficking in Latin America is tipped to be his country’s next Ambassador to Guyana.

July 31st, 2014
Digicel's cost of services reduced by 20% since 2008 – CEO Conor Looney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New CEO of Digicel BVI Conor Looney said that since Digicel entered the Virgin Islands market, the company’s cost of communication services has reduced by 20 percent and has over that period invested some $24 million in building a network here.

July 31st, 2014
60th Festival parade must start on time - BVIF&FC Chairman Marvin 'MB' Blyden

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) Mr Marvin 'MB' Blyden has given every assurance that the annual Road Town Parade will start on time this year.

July 31st, 2014
Sistah Joyce retains Calypso Crown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Early this morning July 31, 2014 Ms Joyce Searles who goes by the stage name Sistah Joyce was once again crowned the Queen of Calypso in the Virgin Islands as she said her songs were written from her heart and personal experiences and that she has been ducking from the ‘balls’ of discrimination in real time.

July 31st, 2014
BVIFA announces 40th Anniversary plans!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Executive Members of the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) and also the 40th Anniversary Committee, under the Chairmanship of 1st Vice President, Mr. Aubrey Liburd, are pleased to announce that the plans for the 40th Anniversary of the BVIFA are now confirmed and the Logo chosen.

July 30th, 2014
TRC celebrates World Telecoms Day with Open House

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Works and a number of telecommunications companies operating in the Virgin Islands kicked off a two-day celebration today July 30, 2014 to mark over 50 years of telecommunications in the Virgin Islands.

July 30th, 2014
One of the world’s largest puzzles a beautiful display of local talent

SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – Driving pass Eugene Nibb’s Woodwork Shop in Sea Cows' Bay, one cannot miss the scenic sight of a 15ft high, 6ft wide, 24,000-piece puzzle that sits at its frontage. If you didn’t stop to inquire about it, questions would definitely be left lingering in your mind as to just how that was done and why.

July 30th, 2014
VINO STATEMENT: Mark Vanterpool a desperate disgrace

Ladies and Gentlemen it was brought to our attention that Mr. Mark H. Vanterool on July 29, 2014 launched a blistering attack on Virgin Islands News Online and its staff while debating the House of Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee Report on the Cruise Ship Development Project.

July 30th, 2014
NDP Govt. caves on Censor Bill following wide condemnation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The House of Assembly yesterday July 29, 2014 passed the new Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Bill 2014 after Governor William Boyd McCleary rejected the original Bill which was passed in the House on March 13, 2014.





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