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December 8th, 2013
US citizen found with cocaine placed on $20,000 bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Gersham Browne, 23, a US citizen who lives in West End, pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled drug when he appeared before Magistrate Velon John at the Magistrate’s Court on Friday December 6, 2013.

December 7th, 2013
Xmas on Main Street awakens spirit of festive season in true VI style

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – If for some reason or the other one had not started to get the feeling of the Christmas spirit, being out at the official opening ceremony for Christmas on Main Street last evening December 6, 2013 would have changed all of that.

December 6th, 2013
Bush & grass the only growth seen in 3rd District under NDP - Hon. Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “My People, the next leader of this territory must be able to take data and effectively execute what is a limited analysis with relative certainty, assess advice, and make informed decisions.” Those were words uttered with much emphasis by Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA.

November 29th, 2013
Scotiabank named Bank of the Year in British Virgin Islands by The Banker magazine

Road Town, Tortola, VI - Scotia bank was today named the Bank of the Year in the British Virgin Islands by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. This is second consecutive year that the Bank has been recognized by the publication.

November 27th, 2013
Digicel’s Xmas Road Show bringing out the soul of residents

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola VI – Last Wednesday, November 20, 2013 the Digicel team and those present at Fine Foods in East End where the second Christmas Road Show was held were moved with emotions when two persons decided to split the $1,500 cash win instead of going head to head for the entire prize money.

November 26th, 2013
Churches need to take the front seat in VI – Hon. Fahie

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “I challenge the church, even at this honouring ceremony, to start to take the front seat in the country rather than the back seat,” challenged Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie on November 17, 2013.

November 22nd, 2013
Plant & conserve’! Persons told at Arbour Day Observance

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - “Moving forward, I therefore implore us to think of maintaining trees as a possibility and planting a few more if you can… each and every one is encouraged to make your personal efforts as you try to plant additional trees and to conserve what we have.”

November 20th, 2013
Carrot Bay residents upset at not being able to develop properties

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Residents of Carrot Bay continue to voice their concerns surrounding the Carrot Bay Community Development Project (CBCDP) while suggesting that government should seek to purchase the large section air-marked as the buffer zone from land owners.

November 20th, 2013
Digicel to usher in Xmas in EE with ‘big bucks’ road show!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The spirit of Christmas rolls in to East End today, November 20, 2013 when telecommunications company Digicel holds a road show that will see customers and even potential customers winning some much needed cash to make their season bright.

November 19th, 2013
Green light for Twilight Track Meet in 2014!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The North American, Central American and Caribbean Association (NACAC) has granted the Twilight Track Meet Organisers an area permit, effectively giving them the green light to plan the 2014 event, which is fast becoming a cornerstone of the Caribbean Athletics calendar.

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