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March 29th, 2015
Bayside Blazers, Kingz rule men’s K&J 3 on 3 B’ball

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bayside Blazers had a day to remember yesterday March 28, 2015 when its two teams participating in the K&J 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament turned back their challengers and are likely to be facing each other today March 29, 2015 at the Multipurpose Sports Complex.

March 29th, 2015
S & D Security gets Best Booth award @ Buy BVI Trade Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the management of S&D Security and Alarm Systems took a decision at the 9th hour to participate in the Buy BVI Trade show held from March 21-22, 2015 it was not expecting any award of any sort.

March 28th, 2015
After being forced out by NDP, Carnival is back!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has announced that Carnival Cruise Line has indicated its willingness to resume business again in the Virgin Islands as government has been in frequent dialogue with them and it was observed that there were miscommunications in the past.

March 28th, 2015
VI on US 'money laundering' list- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands features on the latest United States’ Department of State International Narcotic Control Strategy Report: Vol 2 – ‘Money Laundering and Financial Crimes’, which alleged that there are significant money laundering risks due to the exploitation of the territory’s financial services and lack of mandatory filing of ownership information.

March 28th, 2015
Zero tolerance for bad behaviour @ K&J 3 on 3 B/ball

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The first annual K & J 3 on 3 Basketball competition opened today March 28, 2015 at the Multipurpose Sports Complex in Road Town and immediately games got underway in what is planned to be a two day affair featuring a number of teams in various age categories. The organisers have insisted on a zero tolerance policy for bad behaviour.

March 28th, 2015
Man allegedly shipped drugs to VI in ‘dummy’ Stereo set

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Le'Shaughn Smith, 23, a resident of the East End Community, was placed on $80k bail with signed surety after being held by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on a charge of importation of a controlled drug.

March 28th, 2015
Green shoots & the feel good factor!

By Dickson Igwe

During a recession or a long period of economic stagnation, the "green shoots" of recovery are a sign of better times ahead. These green shoots begin with increased consumer spending. An increase in consumer demand points to rising consumer confidence. The Green Shoots Phenomenon starts with a general feeling of optimism.

March 27th, 2015
Jury fails to reach decision in ‘Tiger’ murder trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The team of jurors in the murder trial of Allen ‘Tiger’ Hodge has failed to come up with a unanimous verdict or an acceptable majority vote in the High Court of the Virgin Islands.

March 27th, 2015
Kenyetta Boynes sentenced to 6 years, 7 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kenyetta Boynes was this afternoon March 27, 2015 sentenced to a total of six years, seven months for gun, ammunition and narcotics charges when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court.

March 27th, 2015
‘New hospital, cruise pier need BVIEC Phase 5’ – Ron R. Potter

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors at the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Ron R. Potter said that without the Corporation’s Phase 5 Development Programme the territory cannot realise the promise of a new hospital, or capitalise on the benefits of the cruise pier and landside development.

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