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July 5th, 2015
New Rotary President wants more community involvement

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Ryan Geluk CPA, CA was last night, July 4, 2015 officially sworn in as President of the Rotary Club of Road Town at a gala event laced with fun, fun, and more fun as the Rotary Club of Road Town is popularly known as the ‘Fun Club’. The swearing in event was held at Long Bay Beach Resort, West End, Tortola.

July 3rd, 2015
Civics in school will benefit the territory- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I do think that proper course in civic education and Civics beginning in our schools at a very early stage and continuing through will redound to the benefit of the country, in fact it will begin to produce citizens who are more conscious of civic responsibility,” said former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

July 2nd, 2015
‘I would never perform a gay marriage’- VI pastor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the hot topical issue of gays and gay rights continues to be debated throughout the world, especially with the recent US Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriages, the Virgin Islands seems in no way budged by the hullaballoo or edging towards that direction any time soon.

July 1st, 2015
Digicel & RiteWay roll out donation drop boxes for FSN

Road Town, Tortola, VI - Digicel is pleased to announce that it is working with Rite Way, to roll out donation drop boxes for the Family Support Network. With Digicel’s help, Rite Way customers at the Pasea store can now conveniently donate groceries or household items when they shop.

July 1st, 2015
Irate caller wants stray cattle slaughtered

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller on the Speak Out BVI radio talk show hosted by Doug Wheatley wants the authorities to slaughter roaming cattle which wander on to people’s property and cause havoc. The caller suggested that the authorities can sell the meat of the slaughtered cattle.

July 1st, 2015
Time for public electricity @ Long Bay beach - residents

BEEF ISLAND, VI - It was disappointing enough to residents that fishermen for reasons more than one did not participate in the fishing aspect of Fishermen's Day on June 29, 2015 but it was another thing when patrons had their craving for good entertainment at Long Bay beach marred with the constant power failure that kept shutting off the sound system and stopping live bands from entertaining.

June 30th, 2015
Bad weather blamed for poor Fishermen's Day participation

‎BEEF ISLAND, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering underscored his disappointment in the turnout of fishermen at this year's annual Fishermen's Day on June 29, 2015 but blamed bad weather.

June 29th, 2015
Alzheimer's still a ‘hidden’ disease in the VI- Edna S. Williams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since starting her Alzheimer’s awareness campaign in the Virgin Islands over a year ago, persons have been taking encouraged to talk about the disease and learn more about it, however, member of the Rotary Club of Road Town, Edna S. Williams believes Alzheimer’s is still a “hidden” disease in the territory.

June 28th, 2015
UPDATE: Alleged bus shed wrecker caught!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that the person allegedly responsible for damaging one of the recently installed bus sheds on Tortola by the ‎Rotary Club of Road Town has been caught.

June 27th, 2015
When being a fugitive is normal!

By Dickson Igwe

The proceeding story assesses a narrative from Commentary magazine of May 21, 2015, penned by Amy Wax titled, “Negatively Sixth Street”. Wax writes on research by sociologists into criminality and deviance in African American communities in the USA.

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