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July 17th, 2018
$300,000 set aside in recovery fund for VI fishermen, farmers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There is $300,000 set aside in a recovery fund for the farmers and fishermen of the Virgin Islands (VI) this year.

July 16th, 2018
No Miss BVI this year! Even Festival going backwards!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that there will not be a 2018 Miss BVI Pageant.

July 16th, 2018
VG students learn about flood awareness

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On July 11, 2018, students on Virgin Gorda received educational insight on how to protect themselves and their property in the event of flooding following presentations by the team of the Road Town Hydrology Study.

July 16th, 2018
13 athletes to represent VI at Barranquilla 2018 CAC Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (BVIOC) has confirmed that 13 athletes will represent the Virgin Islands at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games which will be held in Barranquilla, Colombia from July 19 – August 3, 2018.

July 16th, 2018
VI Basketball Team crushes Holland in game 1

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten - The Virgin Islands' Bayside Blazers Team representing the Territory in the fifth annual Dreams to Reality Foundation 2018 Battle of the Fittest basketball tournament in Dutch St. Maarten saw the VI's team coming up with a huge victory.

July 16th, 2018
Reverend Turnbull continues to press for ‘self- determination’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior Pastor of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church Reverend Dr. Melvin A. Turnbull continues to push for the Virgin Islands (VI) to embrace self-determination. Over the last several weeks, Dr Turnbull has lobbying for the Islands to have “the fair opportunity and right to choose our affiliations, and to sit at the decision-making table with no meddling from any other country.”

July 15th, 2018
BVI Basketball Team arrived on St. Maarten for regional Tournament

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI- The BVI team arrived in St. Maarten yesterday, Saturday July 14, 2018 for the fifth annual Dreams to Reality Foundation 2018 Battle of the Fittest 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament.

July 15th, 2018
Haiti’s Prime Minister Resigns

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti– Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid violent protests that had been sparked by a proposed plan to raise fuel prices.

July 15th, 2018
VIP confirms district candidates @ July 14, 2018 Congress meeting

TREASURE ISLE HOTEL, Tortola, VI- It was a quiet but productive night at the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Congress meeting that took place last evening, Saturday July 14, 2018 at the Treasure Isle Hotel on Tortola.

July 14th, 2018
West End Port Plans To Be Discussed With Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Anthony S. McMaster, has said that designs for the West End Facility are in the final stages and plans will be brought to the community for input.



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