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June 23rd, 2016
Another 'big' charter‎ company fined by HM Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As Her Majesty's Customs intensifies its operation to clamp down on charter sailing companies breaching the laws that govern the industry, another prominent charter company has been fined for non-compliance.

June 23rd, 2016
Dreams do come true! VI’s Ashley N. Kelly goes with the Flow

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Athlete Ashley N. Kelly was formally introduced as the latest Brand Ambassador for Flow, the telecommunications company that was formally known as LIME, on Wednesday July 22, 2016 at its corporate offices in Palestina.

June 22nd, 2016
NDP killed petty contract system! Educated fools?-Rajah A Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a scathing attack on both major political parties, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), former Second District candidate Rajah A. Smith has come out swinging.

June 22nd, 2016
VI women to get ‘unapologetically selfish’ for one weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A bevy of mainly professional women last evening, June 21, 2016 converged at the J.R. O’Neal Botanical Garden in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, where their deep yearning for some ‘me time’ were given a jump start as prospective attendees of the 2016 edition of the international renowned women’s retreat, “Restoration Weekend”.

June 22nd, 2016
Minimum wage increase to $8.35 takes effect in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- As of yesterday, June 21, 2016, the minimum wage in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) rose from $7.25 to $8.35, thanks to a bill authored by Senator Jean Forde and signed into law by Governor Kenneth E. Mapp in March.

June 22nd, 2016
‘Sixth Form was rushed’- Sharie B. Y. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Territorial At Large candidate in the 2015 snap election, Ms Sharie B. Y. de Castro has lent her voice to the controversy in the education system and the issue of the Sixth Form as proposed by the embattled Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn.

June 22nd, 2016
Patient did not die while ‘waiting’ for health care - Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BVI Health Services Authority, Bishop John I. Cline has blasted as “inaccurate”, reports by two online news sites that a woman died at Peebles Hospital while waiting for medical attention.

June 22nd, 2016
‘I studied a lot, I went to God a lot’- Zoyia T. Ettienne

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Emerging as the top student at the BVI Seventh-day Adventist School with a perfect GPA at the 2016 School Leaving Examinations “kind of” took Zoyia T. Ettienne by surprise.

June 22nd, 2016
UN calls for genuine self-determination process for Puerto Rico

OVERSEAS TERRITORIES REVIEW

The Special Committee on Decolonisation on June 21, 2016, approved a draft resolution calling on the Government of the United States to assume its responsibility to expedite a process that would allow the people of Puerto Rico to exercise fully their right to self-determination and independence.

June 22nd, 2016
Olympic day activities celebrate countdown to Rio 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) will be celebrating its Annual Olympic Day event with activities hosted on Tortola and Virgin Gorda this coming Saturday, June 26, 2016.

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