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August 14th, 2019
BVI Cable TV accuses BVIEC of derailing restoration efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- BVI Cable TV has said it has been working diligently to rebuild its cable network infrastructure in the Virgin Islands despite “continuous opposition” from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

August 14th, 2019
FIFA President commits to addressing 'eligibility rule' for national players

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The matter of players of the Virgin Islands national football team being barred from playing for the territory because they are not considered VIslanders , as required by current FIFA rules and regulations, was put to President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Giovanni V. Infantino aka 'Gianni' on his visit to the Virgin Islands on August 11, 2019.

August 14th, 2019
Massive back to school fiesta planned for Ninth District

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hundreds are poised to benefit from what is hyped to be the largest back to school drive ever experienced by residents of Virgin Gorda, as government officials collaborate with corporate Virgin Islands (VI) and a number of private individuals.

August 14th, 2019
'Blog, but you also have to be responsible' - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While urging citizens to desist from negative behaviours in cyberspace, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that once the Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Amendment Act 2019 passes, Government will track down persons disseminating damaging and libellous content online.

August 13th, 2019
Issue with recently sourced fire tender forces closure of VG airport

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda has been closed “until further notice”.

August 13th, 2019
Gov’t assures Ellis Thomas Downs will be fixed

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While admitting that the renovation of Ellis Thomas Downs, the territory’s lone horse racing facility, is not on the front burner for Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said “other things” for horse racing will be done in the interim.

August 13th, 2019
There’s an ‘entity’ that doesn’t care about the people- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying the government and people have to fight it, Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told the House of Assembly on July 25, 2019 that there is an entity that appears to be insensitive even to the emergency needs of the people of the territory.

August 13th, 2019
FBI agents descend on Epstein’s island, raid property

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Days after billionaire pedophile Jeffrey E. Epsfein’s death by apparent suicide in a New York jail cell, federal authorities descended on Little St James in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) searching his private island for further evidence.

August 13th, 2019
Power outages expected today as BVIEC upgrades high voltage system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is notifying customers on Tortola, in the areas of Sophie Bay, that there will be no electricity supply today Tuesday, August 13, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 P.M

August 13th, 2019
Financial performance of August Festivals to be released soon - Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The economic performance of the 2019 August emancipation festivals including expenditure will be released as soon as the financial report is available, this is according to Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), speaking to this news website.

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