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November 19th, 2013
‘Government hiding criminal elements’ – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Edmund Maduro has accused the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) of "hiding criminal" elements.

November 18th, 2013
Premier Smith assures contractors of due payments ‘soon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Contractors who have not been paid by government for works done over a period of time have been promised their payments “soon” by Premier and Leader of Government Business, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

November 18th, 2013
‘Take flowers while you are alive’ – URVC honours legacy of Hon. O’Neal

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Bishop Mervin S. Herbert, joined by members of the Upper Room Victory Church, politicians from both sides of the House of Assembly, friends and relatives of former Premier and leader of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, recognized the stalwart politician for his services to the Virgin Islands for more than 40 years on Sunday November 17, 2013.

November 17th, 2013
Social Security Board takes win in ‘Battle of the Corps’ challenge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the date for the final draws closer, the competition in the UMI Fashion’s 'Battle of the Corps' has been picking up pace and the crowd is getting larger as evident in round three held on Friday November 15, 2013. BVI Social Security Board (BVISSB) trumped Banco Popular to take the win.

November 16th, 2013
Half an Opposition

By Dickson Igwe

This writer of things social and political was warned by a top level bureaucrat the other day. The bureaucrat happens to be a close friend he might add.

November 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Several contractors to benefit from QE II Park Dev. – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –A number of local contractors are expected to participate in the project to develop the Queen Elizabeth II Park, according to Minister for Communications and Work Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool.

November 13th, 2013
UPDATE: Locals can continue providing service despite Jet Centre- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Jet Centre facility for the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport awarded to IAM Caribbean Inc is not a major project, according to Premier and Minster of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

November 12th, 2013
UPDATE: McAlpine selected based on finances proposed-Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “McAlpine hopes to expend up to one hundred million dollars in carrying out the development. The government is pleased that the selection is made and I am even more pleased to say that we are now in the process of finalizing the project development agreement,” announced Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith at a press conference at Central Administration Complex this morning November 12, 2013.

November 10th, 2013
Crumpler & Williamson grab Ceres 10k Championships!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Both Katrina Crumpler and Guy Williamson knew they had to run and run well to take the Women’s and Men’s 10k Titles and whilst the times weren’t the fastest both controlled their races to take the tape and the Title in the final 10k race of the season.

November 9th, 2013
Violent crimes on the rise in the VI – COP Morris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We are detecting a lot more violent crimes, so we still have a lot more work to do.” So said Commissioner of Police (COP) David Morris yesterday November 8, 2013 as he addressed Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) at a dress parade held at the Road Town Police Station.

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