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September 8th, 2018
National indebtedness and living standards—Part A

Dickson C. Igwe

This ‘economics layman’ is learning that a country’s personal indebtedness and private debt levels—owed by private individuals and privately owned businesses—is not synonymous with national debt: debt held by a country’s government.

September 8th, 2018
Primary Health Services gets new leadership after 5-year absence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local specialist Pediatrician with the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Dr Natasha D. Frett, has been appointed Director of Primary Healthcare Services (PHS), effective September 1, 2018.

September 8th, 2018
Tropical Storm, possible hurricane bears down on VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two weather systems that are being closely monitored by the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), have been upgraded as they approach the Caribbean with a likelihood of reaching the Territory.

September 8th, 2018
Diplomat’s driver found dead in car trunk

T&T Guardian

The body of a worker employed at the Embassy of El Salvador was yesterday found in an agri­cul­tur­al area in Cunu­pia.

September 8th, 2018
Obama lashes out at Trump and 'radical' Republicans

Al Jazeera

Former US President Barack Obama has launched an unprecedented attack on his successor Donald Trump and his Republican party, condemning the use of fearmongering and bigotry as electoral devices.

September 7th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: Someone is now without a ride!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Our roving cameras came across a blazing inferno shortly after noon today, September 7, 2018.

September 7th, 2018
St. Lucian Lenius Lendor is new Ports Authority Boss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is now no hope for Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, returning as Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Cabinet, has approved the recommendation of the entity’s Board of Directors, to hire St Lucian national, Lenius Lendor, to take up the post.

September 7th, 2018
‘I did not take 1 penny from TPP project’- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Struggling to explain the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) Development and the $40M costs over run and amidst corruption allegations in the public domain, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), insists “I can honestly and confidently account to you, that not one penny of your funds has been taken by myself.”

September 7th, 2018
Missing man found shot dead in apartment

VI CONSORTIUM

GROVE PLACE, St Croix, USVI — A man who went missing several days ago was found dead in his Mutual Homes apartment on Thursday morning (September 6, 2018), after a concerned resident filed a report at the VIPD’s Francis Command Police Station, relative to a missing person, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Thursday.

September 7th, 2018
Waste collection concerns addressed at community meeting

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Government officials met with residents living in the western communities of Tortola to discuss concerns on recent fires and waste management plans moving forward, according to a Government Information System (GIS), dated September 6, 2018.



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