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September 27th, 2016
No fast food chains in VI good for culinary tourism- Sharon Flax-Brutus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus says with the dramatic rise in travelers from the major niche market of the US opting for unique food experiences, she is pleased that the territory is void of food chains and instead provides authentic locally produced foods.

September 27th, 2016
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines calls for ‘overhaul’ of civil servants’ pay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sixth District Representative Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, in few words, made two very strong representations in the House of Assembly, calling for the overhaul of civil servants’ pay and for potential medical students and educators to be given priority for government scholarships.

September 27th, 2016
US Treasury awards more than $4.4M for small businesses in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The US Treasury Department today September 27, 2016 announced that the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has received $4,477,239 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow and create jobs, according to a release issued by the Treasury.

September 27th, 2016
Gunners, Blazers among latest winners in Hon Fraser League

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Winning Mentality showed just that, Next proved they might be serious contenders, West Gunners look determined to defend their title and Bayside Blazers put the Warrias to the sword, all over the weekend at the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League in Duffs Bottom.

September 27th, 2016
Prisoner Akim Stevens beaten & hospitalised

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- According to our Team of Reporters from around the Virgin Islands, inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison Akim Stevens has been reportedly beaten and hospitalised.

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