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April 8th, 2014
UPDATE: Fire completely guts 2 businesses; scorches 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An early morning fire in the vicinity of the Government Complex, across from Banco Popular, in Wickhams Cay, Road Town today April 8, 2014 completely destroyed two businesses and scorched another before it could be contained by firemen.

March 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Trial delayed for Officers accused of beating youth

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial involving interdicted Police Officers, Wendell Anthony and Marvin Robinson hit a snag when the duo appeared before the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, March 24, 2014 for continuation.

March 14th, 2014
Digicel says thank you with prepaid local calls & free post paid smartphones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –As a thank you, Digicel BVI is once again shouting its prepaid customers with free Digicel-to-Digicel calls all weekend long. Free Digi-to Digi local calling will be available from 5pm on Friday, March 14 until midnight on Sunday, March 16. All prepaid customers will be able to make as many calls as they like, to any local Digicel number.

February 18th, 2014
UPDATE: Eldrys Todman found guilty of burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eldrys Todman who was before the High Court for a burglary committed in 2010, was today February 18, 2014 found guilty for the crime.

February 15th, 2014
Man denies assaulting another with pool ball

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Keshore Rambharrack denied assaulting another man with a pool ball when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on February 14, 2014.

February 11th, 2014
Day 2 of Opposition boycott of HOA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Opposition today February 11, 2014, continued their boycott of the budget debates at the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Second House of Assembly following their ongoing dissatisfaction with Government’s scheduling of budget debates and for disregarding the Opposition.

February 8th, 2014
Mr Aaron Hill named champion farmer 2013

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – On the occasion of the official opening of Farmers’ Week 2014 on Tortola Mr Aaron Hill was announced champion farmer for 2013 and Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering recommended proposals to improve the agriculture sector.

February 6th, 2014
Flying tent injures arm of Int'l Motors customer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A man whose name is unknown at this time was said to have been rushed to the Peebles Hospital after a tent from the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds was uprooted by heavy winds and flew over to the premises of International Motors, injuring his arm in the process.

February 5th, 2014
The Price we pay for the Games they Play

By Alfred C. Frett

The Stock Market and Poverty reside at opposite ends of the spectrum but share the commonality that they both rise & fall together… That is, the higher the Stock Market for the Few, the wider the Income Disparity Gap and consequently the higher the Poverty lever for the Masses… It is no longer secret how Wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few as the Poor increase in number.

February 5th, 2014
Donald E. de Castro renews call for Workers’ Union executive body

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting President of the Virgin Islands Workers' Union (VIWU) Donald E. de Castro is appealing to members to come forward to reestablish their executive board on the verge of celebrating its 10th Anniversary of existence in the Virgin Islands (VI).



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