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August 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: Flood Watch upgraded to Flood Warning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has announced that the Flash Flood Watch for the Virgin Islands has been upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning which will remain in effect up to 8:00 pm this evening August 22, 2014.

August 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: 1st District track meet postponed due to weather

CAPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Due to the adverse weather conditions being experienced across the Virgin Islands, the organisers of the Youth Mini Meet to have been held on Capoons Bay tonight August 22, 2014 have postponed the event.

August 22nd, 2014
‘Minister’s answer was malicious!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I found the Minister’s answer to be rather malicious because I cannot see where he can find where any paperwork was done to the Ministry of Finance asking them to transfer money from the Ministry of Education in 2010 to the seniors’ programme,” First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said in an exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online.

August 22nd, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Amber V. Wheatley

By Nikolai J. Earle

Meet our Young Professional for this week, Virgin Gorda resident Amber V. Wheatley, a medical student, company owner and health care volunteer whose life at this early stage is already worthy of emulation.

August 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: ‘I never won anything before’ – Ms Brendelee I. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The excitement was at an all time high in the flagship store of Digicel BVI last evening August 21, 2014 as the twelve finalists to the Digicel Summer Promotion tapped their feet and bit their fingernails in the hope of opening the fortune box to find the key to the brand new Mitsubishi Outlander sport utility vehicle (SUV).

August 22nd, 2014
Road runners gear up for HLSCC 2-Mile Series

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After a summer break the Territory’s track athletes and road runners are in full preparation for the renewal of competitive action which begins in just three short weeks with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) 2 mile Series.

August 21st, 2014
Rotary Tortola donates $50k to new Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary Club of Tortola handed over a $50k pledge cheque to the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Acting District Governor of Rotary Ms Delma Maduro said that it was the largest donation to be made by a single Rotary Club in the history of the Virgin Islands.

August 21st, 2014
'Time for Independence!' - radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A member of the public who called into the Speak Out BVI radio show on ZBVI 780 AM on Tuesday night August 19, 2014 said it is time for the Territory to seek its independence from Great Britain.

August 21st, 2014
UPDATE: Today is ‘D Day’ for Digicel customers – Jasmine A. Perez

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Digicel’s Marketing Public Relations Executive Ms Jasmine A. Perez has declared today August 21, 2014 ‘D Day’ for their customers who would have made good of the company’s telecommunications services especially during the summer promotion.

August 21st, 2014
‘We know where we are with LTE’- LIME GM Sean Auguste

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The management of LIME has made it abundantly clear their position as to their readiness with LTE (Long Term Evolution) as they await the green light from the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC).



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