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March 25th, 2015
Melanie A. Amaro to ‘bring down the house tonight’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Island Police Force (RVIPF) Police Week activities step into high gear tonight, March 25, 2015 when the first ever X-Factor USA winner Melanie A. Amaro performs.

March 23rd, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m excited to be coming home’ – Melanie A. Amaro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Winner of X Factor USA 2011 Melanie Ann Amaro will be in the Virgin Islands this week and will be making a number of appearances in this year’s Police Week events, talking to youth about various issues ranging from bullying to safety on the roads.

March 21st, 2015
DeCrew to the rescue!

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Director of the New Life Day Care and Learning Centre Ms Yonette Adams-Wintz, ‎and her staff there are now closer to making the children they take care of happier as their handiwork - a kitchen garden - is bearing fruit.

March 20th, 2015
Social time bomb

By Dickson Igwe

A generation of children and youth coming from social dysfunction has begun to negatively impact Virgin Islands society.

March 18th, 2015
'We used to be the friendliest people in the world'- VI First Lady

PASEA, Tortola, VI – First Lady Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, MA, TEP has offered to work with the ZONTA Club of Tortola to help repair the social fabric of the Virgin Islands community, which she said is in tatters.

March 13th, 2015
ESHS to host 1st Varsity Boys’ Basketball Invitational

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Elmore Stout High School Varsity Boys basketball team will be on a quest to keep the first invitational championship trophy at home tomorrow, Saturday March 14, 2015 at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex.

March 10th, 2015
10-yr-old sold water on streets to raise $$ for Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – He went as far as selling bottled water in the streets of Tortola to raise money to help purchase for Peebles Hospital an equipment capable of diagnosing epilepsy, a condition from which he suffers and had to travel to the United States for diagnosis.

March 6th, 2015
Whopping $345K raised by Rotary Club of Tortola!

WICKHAM’s CAY, Tortola, VI – With standing ovation, the team tasked with the responsibility of staging the 2015 leg of the Rotary Club of Tortola’s Grand Affair fundraiser event, members and special guests to their usual Thursdays’ lunch meeting, were applauded as it was announced officially for the first time on March 5, 2015 that the club raked in some $345, 000.

March 6th, 2015
Glittering bevy of VI women honoured for IWD 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resounding message that ‘Women are not inferior men’ was sent out as the ‘Make it happen exhibition’ for International Women’s Day was declared opened last evening, March 5, 2015.

March 4th, 2015
‘Reckless’ expat captains @ North Sound

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – “The Port (BVI Ports Authority) needs urgently to come up here and have some safety talks with these expat boat captains who seem not to have any care about practicing safety when leaving port, they taking off at high throttle with no care for who is coming behind.” This was a deep-hearted plea of a local boat captain from the North Sound area.

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