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August 31st, 2015
No politics behind 1st District Homework Programme – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has silenced the doubters who cast aspersions as to why he created his afternoon homework programme Bambelela, which means Never Give Up in one of the African languages.

August 31st, 2015
Florida faces flash flood threat

NBC NEWS

Flood warnings were in effect for most of Florida early Monday as the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika was expected to bring at least five inches of rain.

August 31st, 2015
Three VI athletes set for Commonwealth Youth Games 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kala Penn, K’Cei Moses and Paul Oliver will be joining up to 1000 young Commonwealth athletes, aged 14­-18, for the 5th Commonwealth Youth Games taking place on the Pacific island nation of Samoa from September 5-11, 2015.

August 30th, 2015
Warrias win but Avengers lose again!

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Warrias battled to a 17-point win over Real Tool when play continued on Saturday August 29, 2015 in the 3rd Annual Hon Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League, winning 81-64 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre court in Duff’s Bottom.

August 30th, 2015
House of Assembly to meet on Sept. 3, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ Parliament, officially called the House of Assembly, the highest law making body in the tiny overseas territory of 35, 000 people, will meet at its chambers in the capital city Road Town this week.

August 30th, 2015
Tara K. Stoutt to 'fire up' 1st District youth today

WEST END, Tortola, VI - First District youth, teachers in the District, as well as parents/guardians of the District, are set to be energised by this year's motivational speaker to take on the upcoming 2015-2016 school year in a manner that will take each of them to excellence and beyond.

August 30th, 2015
Dominica food drive receives massive VI support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘One Caribbean’ seemed to be the theme yesterday, August 29, 2015 as residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) came out in large numbers in support of food drives across Tortola, collecting non-perishables to send off to the tropical storm damaged island of Dominica.

August 29th, 2015
UPDATE: At least 20 dead in Dominica due to Tropical Storm Erika

By CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE and DANICA COTO

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged Saturday through mud, rocks and uprooted trees to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people and left nearly 50 missing in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

August 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Bryan B. Fahie of Matcha's Bar & Grill leaves hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Gunshot victim and owner of Matcha's Bar and Grill, the popular Fort Hill restaurant on the main island of Tortola, Bryan B. Fahie, has left Peebles Hospital where he was never admitted, a Virgin Islands News Online's source close to the situation has confirmed to our newsroom.

August 29th, 2015
Malone turns attention to Rio after disappointment at World’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newest Digicel Brand Ambassador Chantel E. Malone had one of those days when things just don’t go right, finishing 21st overall in the Long Jump at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.

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