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June 28th, 2019
Hon Fraser League running at a loss but ‘saving the seed’

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Although emphasising that the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League is “in no shape or form in jeopardy”, Co-Founder of the League Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has revealed that the league, which has risen in popularity and status over the years, continues to run at a deficit.

June 27th, 2019
Local author launches 'captivating' book: Irma Brings Love

EAST END, Tortola, VI - September 6, 2017 is a day marked in the minds of many with destruction and devastation, and rightly so. However, one local author is trying to change that view, to get persons to look at all the positives of Irma instead of focusing on the negatives.

June 26th, 2019
Foxy’s HempFest aims to spark more cannabis conversations

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – With the annual Foxy’s HempFest drawing closer, hundreds will travel to Jost Van Dyke on July 13, 2019, to spend the evening enjoying the sounds of reggae and good food at one of the Virgin Island’s (VI) most iconic beach bars, the Foxy’s Tamarind bar.

June 26th, 2019
'Get rid of unnecessary exams' – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) pass mark adjusted to "align with school standards," according to subject Minister for Education, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), many including Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8) have been criticising the move.

June 22nd, 2019
‘Sometimes I let people go with a warning’ – Super Cop

BAUGHERS Bay, Tortola, VI – Admitting that he has heard several cases of complaints against him regarding police harassment in the Virgin Islands (VI), Office Glen Callwood aka ‘Super Cop,’ has lashed backed at complainants noting that often, persons are not even aware that they are breaking the laws.

June 22nd, 2019
Tortola Toastmasters installs new Executive Body

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Tortola Toastmasters, an organisation aimed at building public speaking skills, with an overall focus on communication & leadership building has installed a new Executive body for 2019/2020 period.

June 22nd, 2019
3rd Cohort of police recruits passes with ‘flying colours’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “It feels great, after all the hard work, as you heard, the drilling in the rain, the late nights, the excessive late nights, the endless, endless hours of studying,” a proud Royce D. David, 24, of East End, told Virgin Islands News Online.

June 21st, 2019
Beacon's Genevieve Glatsky chided for unethical journalism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local tabloid the BVI Beacon has been caught with its pants down regarding some alleged unethical journalism practices the newspaper is now employing to keep itself afloat.

June 21st, 2019
‘Historic Buju concert a success’ – KT Productions

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even as some patrons of the Mark A. Myrie aka ‘Buju Banton’ Long Walk to Freedom Concert at Festival Grounds, Tortola, on June 15, 2019, complained of disappointment and large crowds, Chief Organiser of the event Kenny Thompson aka ‘Kenny’ has called the historic concert a success.

June 20th, 2019
More than talk! Radio show host donates 50” TV to Adina Donovan Home

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and staff of the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly on Main Street, Tortola, can once again enjoy the entertainment of a television after being without one for some time.

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