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August 2nd, 2015
VIBE, Busy Signal & A-Team put 2015 Emancipation Festival in high gear

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Patsy C. Lake Festiville was again a hive of activity last evening August 1, 2015 with VIBE and the A-Team band of Trinidad complemented by one of the most versatile dancehall reggae artists of his generation – Busy Signal.

August 2nd, 2015
JVD water restored following numerous complaints

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - A businessman of Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke has complained of not having water for days which not only affected his businesses but also others in the area.

July 31st, 2015
Miss BVI hopefuls complete unimpressive interview segment

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - These days beauty pageants are less about beauty and more about standing for a social cause and representing one's country on a regional and international stage.

July 30th, 2015
‘Anegada not ready to be its own district’- Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal has rebutted the suggestion that the sister island of Anegada be endowed with the status of a district unto itself with its own representative separate and apart from Virgin Gorda with which it constitutes the Ninth District.

July 29th, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: 1st female officer in RVIPF Eileene L. Baronville speaks out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today she shuffles around in pain from injuries sustained after twice being struck down on the road by a vehicle. And with old age also adding to her burden, she is indeed a far cry from the energetic and passionate police officer she once was. This is Mrs Eileene L. Baronville, the woman who holds the distinction of being the first female police officer in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

July 29th, 2015
‘I thought Hon RT O’Neal would have quit two elections ago’ – Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal has disclosed that he made the decision to contest the Ninth District seat way before he had any inkling that Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, to whom he had lost four consecutive elections, was not going to run.

July 28th, 2015
‘Rename Peebles Hospital to honour Dr Smith!' – Patsy C. Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This year's honouree for Festival 2015 Mrs Patsy C. Lake has called on the government of the Virgin Islands to give Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith his "flowers" while he is around to appreciate them by naming the new Peebles Hospital after him.

July 23rd, 2015
Court cracking down on press freedom; Media houses summoned!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The summoning of media houses by the High Court has raised questions whether the move is a further attempt by Government to crack down on press freedom in the Virgin Islands.

July 21st, 2015
‘Beachfront development hurting us!’ – Levi Malone

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - A businessman is peeved that the government is pressing ahead with a beachfront development that could see the reduction of property values and a disruption of traditional way of life for persons along the Fat Hogs Bay beach.

July 19th, 2015
‘Road works shouldn’t endanger lives’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While road repairs and upgrades are necessary, more could be done to ensure the safety of road users especially on areas considered dangerous due to the layout.

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