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August 1st, 2014
Hon Andrew A. Fahie wants jobs for 1st District residents

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie yesterday July 31, 2014 called upon Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith to ensure that the people of the First District are given priority for jobs now that the new post office has been opened.

August 1st, 2014
UPDATE: TS Bertha strengthens; VI Govt agencies prepared

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Virgin Islands has issued subsequent updates to their Tropical Storm (TS) warning issued early this morning August 1, 2014, saying that Tropical Storm Bertha – said to be headed to the Virgin Islands – has strengthened slightly.

August 1st, 2014
‘Thank God for the Island man them’ – Mrs Eileen L. Parsons, OBE

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “I could say without fear of contradiction God bless the Island man them because they love to fete…” This is according to one of the first members of the Festival committee Mrs Eileen L. Parsons, OBE.

July 30th, 2014
One of the world’s largest puzzles a beautiful display of local talent

SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – Driving pass Eugene Nibb’s Woodwork Shop in Sea Cows' Bay, one cannot miss the scenic sight of a 15ft high, 6ft wide, 24,000-piece puzzle that sits at its frontage. If you didn’t stop to inquire about it, questions would definitely be left lingering in your mind as to just how that was done and why.

July 30th, 2014
UPDATE: Objective achieved! VG youths take advantage of workshop

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “The workshop was more than a success... I am certainly pleased at the number of attendees. We had a full room and participants are giving us great feedback. One of the participants even asked us at the end when is the next workshop…”

July 28th, 2014
First District B/ball camp successfully concludes

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI - The Annual First District Basketball Camp which was sponsored by Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, the First District Committee, among other sponsors, and which began on July 14, 2014, ended as a success on Saturday July 26, 2014.

July 28th, 2014
Tichina Penn is Miss Jr. BVI

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Tichina Penn, 23 years old, was last night crowned the first Miss Jr BVI when she breezed through the competition taking seven of nine prizes apart from the crown in a keenly contested pageant held at the Eileen Parson’s Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

July 28th, 2014
‘We celebrate him even in death’ – Ms Vilna M. Fahie

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Yesterday July 27, 2014 as widower Ms Vilna M. Fahie and her four children sat around their breakfast table and with an empty chair at one end they lit a golden candle which burned throughout the day.

July 27th, 2014
Brilliant colours & exquisite designs @ Summer Sizzle runway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The runway of the 2014 edition of BVI Summer Sizzle was exquisite in all ways with some of the hottest fashion and designs ever seen.

July 27th, 2014
Kudos dads! – BVIF&FCC Marvin MB Blyden salutes dads

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When given the chance to briefly say a few words to parents, children and Rotary family present at the Rotary Club of Road Town's Kiddies Fiesta, Chairman of the BVI Festivals and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden acknowledged the massive turnout of fathers at the event.





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