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August 20th, 2016
Bags of cement fall from moving truck @ Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Traffic has been reduced to one lane at Baughers Bay after bags of cement fell from a moving truck today, August 20, 2016.

August 20th, 2016
BVIEC taking extreme precautions in carrying generators to Pockwood Pond

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the absence of a deep water harbour in Pockwood Pond, the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) had no alternative but to offload its three new Wartsila generators for the Phase V Power Development Project at Port Purcell.

August 20th, 2016
Gov’t does not want Freedom of Information Act- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outspoken host of the 3D Show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has described as “heartbreaking” that a local media house had to file a Freedom of Information Inquest to the United Kingdom in search for answers to the proposed Airport Expansion Project here in the [British] Virgin Islands.

August 20th, 2016
Lions Club of Tortola comes to the aid of FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yesterday August 19, 2016 the Family Support Network (FSN) was assured that it would not be left alone in its struggle to provide the much needed services to hundreds in the territory, when it was given a cheque valued $1,250.00 by the Lions Club of Tortola.

August 20th, 2016
Trump makes bold appeal to black voters

BBC NEWS

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made a direct appeal to African-American voters, saying "What do you have to lose?"

August 20th, 2016
Islamophobia in the Virgin Islands

By Dickson Igwe

Online news reports of a recent and very threatening alleged verbal assault on a prominent Virgin Islands family for their religious beliefs is simply unacceptable. Any attack on any person for their religious and cultural identity in this territory cannot be tolerated, notwithstanding their social and economic status.

August 20th, 2016
UPDATE: 3 charged with firearm/ammo possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three of the four arrested in a Police operation in the Pasea Estate area on August 18, 2016 were charged yesterday afternoon, August 19, 2016, according to the Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

August 20th, 2016
UPDATE: Usain St. Leo Bolt becomes Olympic immortal

CNN

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil- Four years ago, Canut Lawrence made himself a promise.

August 19th, 2016
UK Gov’t has no plans to impose direct rule on VI- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Suggesting that senior politicians who have been publicly stating that the United Kingdom Government wants to impose direct rule on the Virgin Islands have not been informed enough, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has dismissed those claims.

August 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Henry completes VI’s Olympic mission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eldred Henry closed out Team Virgin Islands (VI) participation in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games with his Shot Put event on the morning of Thursday August 18, 2016 at the Olympic Stadium.

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