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January 8th, 2014
King’s illness forces postponement in money laundering trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Illness has forced a postponement in the trial of Cane Garden Bay resident, Leon King after he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court today, January 8, 2014 with a visible limp.

January 7th, 2014
UPDATE: Crown goes back to drawing board in alleged social security fraud

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Attorney Patrick Thompson argued today, January 7, 2014 that many of charges against his clients, Brian and Harinder Stephen-Penn, did not merit a hearing before the Magistrate’s Court, thus forcing the Crown back to the drawing board.

January 5th, 2014
VI Smith’s ten can’t stop Huskers losing in Big Ten

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite Virgin Islander Leslee Smith’s third double-double of the season, the University of Nebraska Huskers fell at No. 3 to Ohio State, 84-53, on Saturday January 4, 2013, at Value City Arena in Ohio, USA.

January 3rd, 2014
Janice I.F Rymer in! Oleanvine Maynard out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching Virgin Islands News Online from our many sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is that Janice I. F. Rymer was last month confirmed to the post of Labour Commissioner.

January 3rd, 2014
Sports Consultant offers sharp advice & caution to aspiring B’Ball professionals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ahead of the new sporting year and as young athletes begin to pursue their dreams of scholarships and even becoming a professional, Kim Davis of Dream Makers Sports, has offered some advice and words of caution particularly to aspiring basketball professionals.

December 30th, 2013
‘Ms Fluffy’ takes Dancehall Queen crown

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - It has often been said that slim girls should beware of a fat girl entering a dance competition. That may have been the driving factor behind organizers getting local girls to enter a Dance Hall competition last Saturday night, December 28, 2013.

December 30th, 2013
Engineers' integrity questioned in bridge assessment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A response to a question asked in the House of Assembly during its most recent sitting has left many, including Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to ponder the integrity of workers and engineers within the Public Works Department.

December 29th, 2013
No Limits still standing despite economic situation

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – No Limits Business Service (NLBS) is a small company owned and operated by a young entrepreneur, Mr Rajah A. Smith. For over twelve years, Smith and his family, along with leaders of the Third District have been known to bring together workers and members of the community for a time of merriment around the Christmas season.

December 26th, 2013
Grand turn out marks Long Bush Christmas Day parade!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons came from far and near including all the sister islands for the annual Long Bush Christmas Parade making it yet another success.

December 24th, 2013
$65K still owed to contractors in Georgie Hill Road project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool revealed during last week’s sitting of the House of Assembly that some $65,000 remains outstanding to contractors in the Georgie Hill Road Project.



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