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July 22nd, 2014
‘Be in the Room’ – Hon Fraser tells youths

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – “You don’t have to join the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to ensure that a VIP Government pays the kind of attention that you might deserve,” Chairman of the VIP Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) said to a young man who posed a question to him.

July 22nd, 2014
Intl eyes are on VI runway models – Mr Alva L. Page

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Having recognized the potential of young men and women of the Virgin Islands (VI) to make it far in the fashion runway industry internationally, Mr Alva L. Page has returned to the VI to assist in the coaching of those persons as they get set of be in the spotlight for the BVI Summer Sizzle Fashion and Lifestyle weekend.

July 22nd, 2014
Farley & Kinkead winners in Ceres Juices Beef Island race

BEEF ISLAND, VI - James Farley and Tallulah Kinkead were the respective winners on Saturday 19th July, 2014, in the latest tour stop of the Ceres Juices 10K Series tour stop on Beef Island.

July 22nd, 2014
Turning our People into Beggars will Never be a Solution

By Alred C. Frett

It seems ironic when Persons are hooked on mixing me up with Jesus – According to them Christ spoke Parables which they call Facts while I speak Facts which they call Parables… Nonetheless, rather than compare ourselves with romantic images of others it would be far better to assess our individual & collective Values, Efforts & Progress in comparisons of both the Past & Present.

July 21st, 2014
NDP Media Censor Bill back on HoA agenda for July 22 Sitting!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Media freedom under a National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration continues to be under attack as the Virgin Islands (VI) is on the verge of losing its democratic way of life.

July 21st, 2014
Rotary RT, Hon Maduro-Caines & British Navy join on Purcell project

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club of Road Town (RT) has teamed up with the British Navy and Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines to repair the house of a well-loved elderly woman of the Purcell community who has been known for her motherly care of those in the community for a number of years.

July 21st, 2014
VI gets 1st obituary website

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Obituary notices of passed loved ones can now be shared all from one place with the world over via the Caribbean’s first known website of its kind thanks to the vision of Ms Colette M. Corea whose dream was brought to reality with the help of her son J’Moi Saunders-Corea.

July 21st, 2014
UPDATE: J'Khoy & Afyah Frett were crowd favourites for crowns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – From the moment one entered the auditorium of the Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town, Tortola yesterday afternoon July 20, 2014, florescent lime green t-shirts dominated the crowd sending a clear message that contestants number 4 J'Khoy and Afyah Frett were sure of one thing, overwhelming support.

July 21st, 2014
Hon Fraser demands FATCA answers from Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser RA is demanding answers from Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith on the recently signed intergovernmental agreement between the United States and the Virgin Islands on the United States foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

July 21st, 2014
Electricity woes suppressing for JVD residents

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) feel left out in the wilderness claiming that they are being treated with scant regard when it comes to the issue of electricity generation and distribution for both commercial and domestic purposes.



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