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July 19th, 2018
Recovery Board’s Expat, Paul Bayly being paid a whopping $350,000 pa

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Claude O. Skelton-Cline, Social Commentator, on his radio broadcast, Honestly Speaking, which is aired every Tuesday at 5:00 P.M. on ZBVI 780 AM, disclosed to the public last Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that the recently appointed Recovery Agency’s CEO, Paul Bayly, a native of New Zealand and a former permanent secretary of FIJI, is receiving a salary of $350,000 per annum.

July 19th, 2018
UPDATE: Pilot is dead following crash

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The lone occupant who was also the pilot in the plane that crashed in the sea off Beef Island yesterday, Wednesday July 18, 2018 has died.

July 19th, 2018
Dream Big Group visited Mighty Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On July 18, 2018 the Dream Big Group paid a visit to the Althea Scatliffe Primary School to share the vision of "My mind is wealthy" with students of the Sixth Grade.

July 17th, 2018
Tortola, VG and JvD, suffered power outage; cause unknown

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was before 6:00 A.M. this morning, July 17, 2018, that there was almost a nationwide power outage. Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke along with many of the Cays lost electricity for a few hours.

July 16th, 2018
No Miss BVI this year! Even Festival going backwards!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that there will not be a 2018 Miss BVI Pageant.

July 16th, 2018
VG students learn about flood awareness

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On July 11, 2018, students on Virgin Gorda received educational insight on how to protect themselves and their property in the event of flooding following presentations by the team of the Road Town Hydrology Study.

July 16th, 2018
13 athletes to represent VI at Barranquilla 2018 CAC Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (BVIOC) has confirmed that 13 athletes will represent the Virgin Islands at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games which will be held in Barranquilla, Colombia from July 19 – August 3, 2018.

July 16th, 2018
Reverend Turnbull continues to press for ‘self- determination’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior Pastor of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church Reverend Dr. Melvin A. Turnbull continues to push for the Virgin Islands (VI) to embrace self-determination. Over the last several weeks, Dr Turnbull has lobbying for the Islands to have “the fair opportunity and right to choose our affiliations, and to sit at the decision-making table with no meddling from any other country.”

July 14th, 2018
West End Port Plans To Be Discussed With Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Anthony S. McMaster, has said that designs for the West End Facility are in the final stages and plans will be brought to the community for input.

July 14th, 2018
The Trump Economy and deflation

Dickson C. Igwe

There are lessons to be learned from a booming USA; the proceeding story is second of a series of narratives on Donald Trump’s business first, protectionist, economics.



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