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September 14th, 2014
David Haines: PM says Britain will 'hunt down' IS killers


The UK will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep safe after a video showing the killing of hostage David Haines was issued by Islamic State militants, the prime minister has said.

September 14th, 2014
Cayman Islands prepares for trial of ex-premier


GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) A judge in the Cayman Islands has sworn in a seven-member jury as the government prepares for a corruption trial against a former premier who has been the islands' longest serving politician.

September 14th, 2014
Body of 20 y.o. Michael Poole found

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI - One tragic news followed the other on this weekend as the Territory was awakened to the news that 20 year old Michael Poole’s body was this morning Sunday September 14, 2014 found after he had been reported missing since Friday September 12, 2014.

September 14th, 2014
Ms Ayana S. Hull honoured for passion to promote literacy

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “I was not expecting this, I do what I do because I see the need for [it] and this is my way in contributing to something that is well needed in our society today, I do not look forward for awards, my blessings come from God, I really wasn’t expecting this,” said Ms. Ayana S. Hull.

September 14th, 2014
Game Boyz slaughter Warrias 80 - 47

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As the weekends action tipped off in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League, on Friday September 12, 2014, the Game Boyz made it two wins from two.

September 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Horsepath murder victim ID as Nyron Ollivierre

HORSEPATH, Tortola, VI – Sources close to the investigators have confirmed the identity of the man shot to death in Horsepath, Tortola last night September 12, 2014, as Trinidadian Nyron Ollivierre also known as 'Tin Tin'.

September 13th, 2014
‘We need the younger generation in our fold’ – CIL’s Simone T. Monsanto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Admitting that they have the older population of the Territory ‘locked’ Caribbean Insurers Limited’s (CIL) Simone T. Monsanto says that they are in the process of fashioning their marketing strategies to attract the younger generation into their fold.

September 13th, 2014
No talking! Bayside Blazers shows how to win another game

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - After its disputed and controversial defeat last week to Game Boyz by 1 point, the team to watch in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League Bayside Blazers had its game plan on with yet another victory this time over Talk Done with a score of 83 – 76 on Friday September 12, 2014.

September 13th, 2014
Economics - never an exact science 1

By Dickson Igwe

The following narrative is part of a series of articles on issues affecting the global economy, relevant to the Virgin Islands. It uses the contemporary US economic model as analogy. It argues that economics and politics are in a symbiotic relationship. They are joined at the hip.

September 12th, 2014
Three charged with Burglary, Damage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force report that they yesterday charged three males with Burglary, Criminal Damage and Taking a Conveyance.

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