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January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 15th, 2019
Mike Hirst sets new VI kiteboarding record

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A beautiful morning greeted 11 competitors and delivered champagne sailing throughout the anti-clockwise Nanny Cay Round Tortola race on January 13, 2019, in the Virgin Islands.

January 15th, 2019
Pay attention to safety flags at VI beaches - Captain Bala

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Visitors, owners, managers, operators, skippers and masters of all vessels are asked to adhere to the flag system while visiting beaches throughout the Territory.

January 15th, 2019
Lesmore Smith & Sylvia C. Romney-Moses to run with NDP 2; announcement soon

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The breakaway National Democratic Party (NDP) group—now called the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM)—will announce shortly two more Candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Elections.

January 15th, 2019
Three Firearms, 55 Assorted Rounds Of Ammunition Seized In Trelawny

TRELAWNY, Jamaica - A man and a woman were taken into custody by the police in Trelawny following the seizure of three firearms and 59 assorted rounds of ammunition during operations in the parish, yesterday, Monday, January 14, 2019.

January 15th, 2019
Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said his country would set up a security zone in northern Syria as suggested by US President Donald Trump as both leaders sought to ease growing tensions.

January 15th, 2019
Riteway runs for Diabetes, raises $8,500

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Riteway Foods Market over the weekend raised $8,500 for the BVI Diabetes Association, when employee, Mr. Henschel George, successfully represented the Virgin Islands (VI) in the Grand Cayman Marathon.

January 15th, 2019
Our Caribbean brothers & sisters are part & parcel of the fabric of this society

By Lorna M. George

One day I heard a young man who was born in another country but grew up in the Virgin Islands (VI) said,” the Caribbean people who come to this island are the dregs of their societies.”

January 15th, 2019
D2 Rep 'will not rest' until 36 pump stations fixed

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Second District Representative Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull aka “Mitch” has taken a stance to not rest until a proper sewerage system replaces the current 36 which were installed over some 20 years-ago as he voiced disapproval for proposed “Bringing back from the dead” Project.

January 14th, 2019
“I was not elected to be anybody’s puppet”-Mitch

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Government Member of House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull, aka ‘Mitch’, is adamant he was elected as the Second District Representative not to be anybody’s puppet.

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