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January 16th, 2017
Chinese cannot be allowed to compete unfairly with locals- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the weekly programme, Umoja, Cromwell Smith on ZBVI 780 AM, spoke out on just what he thinks of the territory entering trade deals with the Chinese, saying the territory can trade tourism and financial services while the Chinese trade goods; however, they cannot be allowed to come to set up manufacturing plants or to compete unfairly with locals.

January 16th, 2017
Hon Walwyn accused of undue political interference in Horse Owners' election

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The ever controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is making negative headlines again.

January 16th, 2017
UPDATE: Canadian Wilson F. Reading, 18, victim in Bubbly Pool tragedy

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- Our newsroom is able to confirm that the young man who was reportedly crushed to death after a boulder fell on his head yesterday January 15, 2017 in the area of the popular Bubbly Pool on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke has been identified.

January 16th, 2017
High cost of living forcing women to remain in abusive relationships- FSN Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Family Support Network Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds says society should not judge and come to conclusions when the organisation assists women who are rocking fancy hairdos and nails.

January 15th, 2017
Smith & Edwin perfect from free throw line

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Both Leslee J. Smith and Dion J. Edwin went perfect from the free throw line, but only Smith’s Bristol Flyers came away with a win in weekend Basketball action for Virgin Islands’ ballers abroad.

January 15th, 2017
‘Supa Cop’ rescues woman from mentally ill attacker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police Officer Glenn ‘Supa Cop’ Callwood was in the right place at the right time over the weekend, possibly saving a woman from severe injury or death at the hands of a man believed to be of unsound mind.

January 14th, 2017
Guyana poised to become a top oil producer

NEW YORK TIMES

HOUSTON, USA — Guyana, the tiny English-speaking South American country, is poised to become the next big oil producer in the Western Hemisphere, attracting the attention and investment dollars of some of the biggest oil companies in the world.

January 14th, 2017
VI hooks popular US sports fishing network

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Two 35-minute long series each airing for a period of four weeks on over nine major networks in the USA, featuring veteran and star sports fisherman Jimmy Houston and Co-Star Misty E. Wells, to viewership of over 500 million across the globe, is what the Virgin Islands will receive following a three-day filming of "Let’s take it outside", with Jimmy Houston Legends Network in January 2016.

January 14th, 2017
Anegada community centre closes; Sr citizens’ programme suffers

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The results of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration leaving the country broke continue to be felt from Anegada to Jost van Dyke and in almost every community of the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2017
Gumbs qualifies for World Youth C/ships with new National Record

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The highlight of a cold and blustery night at the 2nd BVI Athletic Association’s Development Meet on Friday January 13, 2017, at the A.O. Shirley Ground was the new National Record set by DJimon Gumbs.

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