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February 18th, 2020
Getting locals to the 'next level' high on agenda - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former 'Hard Talk' radio host and Social Commentator Julio S. Henry aka 'Sam' has now been appointed Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Scholarship Committee and with that, the talk show host said he has big plans to promote locals and build entrepreneurship across the Territory.

February 17th, 2020
Dumpster fire affects school children & residents of Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services (VIF&RS) had to be called in today, February 17, 2020 as smoke from a dumpster fire in the vicinity of the Virgin Islands Technical School (VISTS) was allegedly affecting students and teachers as well as nearby residents.

February 15th, 2020
Win a date with Miss USVI Ayana K. Phillips by donating to FSN!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One lucky person will be able to win a date with the Miss USVI World, A'yana K. Phillips through a Valentine's fundraiser hosted by the 'Rep ya vibes,' television show in aid of the Family Support Network (FSN).

February 13th, 2020
'You can't pee there!'- Skelton-Cline lambasts men for public urination

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Urging authorities to embark on a clean-up campaign of the Virgin Islands (VI), ZBVI 780am radio moderator and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted local men for using public areas as restrooms, leading to unpleasant urine smells in those areas.

February 12th, 2020
Increment payments not coming fast enough -Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While Government has been keeping its promise of paying outstanding increments to public servants in the Virgin Islands (VI), those payments are not coming fast enough, says commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

February 11th, 2020
Sewage stench @ Ivan Dawson Primary School ‘terrible to endure’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents in the vicinity of the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay are calling for Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to intervene into the situation of the ‘unbearable’ stench of sewage in the area.

February 11th, 2020
Born for Greatness

Lorna M. George

On 02.02.2020 I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the launching of my cousin, the Deputy Governor, David D. Archer Jr’s book- Pioneering Greatness in his own unique and enterprising way.

February 11th, 2020
Granny says she would be in 'Balo' if grandchild was given Pine Sol

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- As the Territory patiently awaits the outcome of the investigation on the incident where a teacher allegedly gave a student Pine Sol to gargle as punishment for using 'bad words', one grandmother said the matter disgusted her to the point that she believes if the incident had happened to one of her grandchildren, she would have been an inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

February 10th, 2020
'A lot of things can happen @ Brandywine Bay Beach'- Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the opening of 'D-Tan Spot' by local sports organiser Mr Milton C. McLean and family at Brandywine Bay Beach, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) noted that the area always had huge potental for development as a tourism hub.

February 10th, 2020
Seventh-day Adventists a shining light for health & wellness @ Alexandrina Maduro Primary School

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Spreading the NEWSTART mentality, the Lay Institute of Global Health Training (LIGHT)- British Virgin Islands (BVI) Chapter of the world wide Seventh-day Adventist Church is passing along the message of health and wellness.

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