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July 2nd, 2015
Scotiabank has new Managing Director: Sarah Hobbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sarah Hobbs has been appointed Managing Director of Scotiabank BVI, according to a press release from the financial institution.

July 1st, 2015
RVIPF launches firearm & prohibited weapon amnesty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the amended Firearms and Air Gun Act 2015 now enacted, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is launching a Firearm and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty in the month of July.

July 1st, 2015
Digicel & RiteWay roll out donation drop boxes for FSN

Road Town, Tortola, VI - Digicel is pleased to announce that it is working with Rite Way, to roll out donation drop boxes for the Family Support Network. With Digicel’s help, Rite Way customers at the Pasea store can now conveniently donate groceries or household items when they shop.

June 30th, 2015
Deceased male in drug operation identified

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After consultation with the Coroner’s Office, the Major Crime Team is now in a position to release the name of the man who was fatally wounded during a drug interdiction operation at sea in May.

June 25th, 2015
$50,000 in red hot prizes in Digicel’s ‘Red Hot Summer’ promotion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel, the VI’s bigger, better network, is turning up the heat throughout the summer by offering its valued customer’s a chance to win $50,000 in cash and prizes with its “Red Hot Summer” promotion.

June 22nd, 2015
Virgin Islands Party Executive Committee Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the 2015 General Elections held on June 8th, 63% of the District and 59% of the Territorial At-Large voters elected the National Democratic Party (NDP) to run the Government of the Virgin Islands for the next four years with an 11 to 2 majority.

June 17th, 2015
Gov't to help laid off Biras Creek Resort employees find work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After Virgin Islands News Online broke the news on June 16, 2015 that Biras Creek Resort had laid off all its employees and shutting down operations, Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith released a statement to the media in which he said he knew of the impending closure only last Friday June 13, 2015.

June 16th, 2015
Showtime band joins the Digicel family

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive two-year agreement as the Platinum Sponsor of Showtime band. The eleven band members will now become Digicel Community Brand Ambassadors and produce music, company jingles and feature in Digicel's advertising campaigns.

June 15th, 2015
Police seek help in locating missing 17 year old

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Stanisha Fontaine of Virgin Gorda.

June 12th, 2015
Teens to be charged in apparent joy-ride sprees

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gorda Police have so far charged five teenagers in connection to a series of apparent joy-riding sprees on Virgin Gorda, however, further arrests are likely as enquiries continue.

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