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September 12th, 2014
‘The Pentateuch’ donated to schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Why the Pentateuch? This was the silent question of many persons as throughout this week its author Ms Ayana S. Hull accompanied several companies, community leaders, individuals and even the Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn distributing her most recent book titled ‘The Pentateuch’ in schools.

September 12th, 2014
All set for the Deloitte/Ogier Sunrise BVI Half Marathon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Early bird registration is now open for the Deloitte / Ogier Sunrise BVI Half Marathon, which is scheduled for Saturday November 22, 2014.

September 11th, 2014
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal supports Govt's Tax Matters Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE today September 11, 2014 not only supported the Government’s Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) (Amendment) Act, 2014, but also voted for it to be passed at the same Sitting during which it was introduced.

September 11th, 2014
Drift Wood presents gift bags to BFEC teachers

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda,VI - Teachers of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) Primary Division were taken by total surprise when during the first staff meeting of the new school year Principal Hilroy A. George presented them with back to school gift bags.

September 11th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Hon Julian Fraser dismisses Report on SCB Project

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola VI - From Monday of this week our news room was bombarded with calls and other secret contacts from high level sources within the National Democratic Party asking to meet someone to provide us with a copy of the Auditor General’s Report on the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour Development Project authored by Ms. Sonia M. Webster.

September 11th, 2014
Hon Andrew A. Fahie to Boycott today’s Sitting of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Hon Andrew A. Fahie will be boycotting the commencement of the Ninth Sitting of the Third Session of the Second House of Assembly today September 11, 2014, citing Government’s continued disregard for the established practices and conventions and saying he would not condone practices that are questionable and detrimental to good governance.

September 11th, 2014
‘2nd place not a failure’ - Miss BVI 1st Runner Up Doneisha Maduro-Findlay

WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – “As the 1st Runner up for the 2014 Miss BVI pageant, a position some considered losing or almost won, I can confidently state that I have gained a wealth of experience, a heightened level of self-awareness and a strong boost of self-confidence. Therefore, to consider my journey throughout this process a failure would be a blatant demonstration of ignorance,” said Doneisha D. Maduro-Findlay.

September 11th, 2014
VI’s centenarian William Industrious dies at 104

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Mr William Industrious, one of the oldest persons in the Territory, died on Saturday September 6, 2014 taking with him a huge chunk of the Territory’s untold stories as it is believed that he possessed deep historical knowledge of the beginnings of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 11th, 2014
VI Athletes describe Youth Olympics as Experience of a Lifetime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Blessed with a lifetime of memories, the Territory’s Athletes are all back home after the 2nd Youth Olympic Games hosted by Nanjing, China, having taken full advantage of the Cultural Experience.

September 10th, 2014
Main Street Robbery: Jewellery Stolen @ Gunpoint

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Detectives and Scenes of Crime Officers are currently investigating a report of robbery at Samarkand Jewellery on Main Street in Road Town.



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