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December 10th, 2018
Game 4: Shooting Stars kills Starz Jr in SCBBC Christmas Tournament

Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, VI – As the annual Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club’s (SCBBC), Christmas Tournament gets on the way, the games on Saturday, December 8, 2018, Sponsored by the Law Office of David Abednego was an exciting show of sportsmanship between the teams.

December 10th, 2018
PVIM's Jose de Castro launches attack on D9 representatives

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – During his first public political speech, Jose de Castro unleashed an attack on Ninth District Representatives, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Candidate, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley—who recently resigned from his post as Sister Islands Coordinator—for failing to do enough in the district.

December 10th, 2018
Who qualifies to be the next premier of the BVI?

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

Even though governments have established their own identity and have taken their own path to what they perceived to be the road to making the BVI great again, it is very clear that BVI governments are yet to find the right political strategy.

December 10th, 2018
Dream Big Foundation wants VI youths to register and vote

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Dream Big Foundation, a youth group on a mission to empower youths in the Virgin Islands (VI), is urging all youths to get registered to vote in the upcoming General Elections.

December 9th, 2018
New equipment for Fire Service amidst challenges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), has signed a purchase agreement for five Rapid Response appliances to be used by the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services (VIFRS).

December 9th, 2018
VI Native on transition team of Connecticut Governor-elect

CONNECTICUT, USA - As Governor-elect of Connecticut, Ned M. Lamont, prepares to take office, he and Lt. Governor-elect Susan Bysiewicz have appointed two Yale psychiatry professors—one a Virgin Islander—to two transition committees according to a November 28, 2018, press release from the Yale School of Medicine.

December 9th, 2018
Man shot dead in USVI store parking lot

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix - The United States Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD), has designated a fatal shooting—that occurred late morning, Saturday, December 8, 2018—in the parking lot of the Gallows Bay Hardware Store, as a targeted assassination-style murder.

December 8th, 2018
VI gains Romanian training on Disaster Management

BUCHAREST, Romania – Deputy Financial Secretary in the Virgin Islands (VI), Ms M. Alva McCall recently represented the territory at a training session in Disaster Risk Reduction and Post Disaster Reconstruction at an exploratory mission to Romania.

December 8th, 2018
Another taxpayers trip by 'lame duck' Premier, what was accomplished?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outgoing and 'lame duck' Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has concluded yet another overseas trip on taxpayers money on his last days in office.

December 8th, 2018
Govt seeks contractors to redevelop ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The administration of the Virgin Islands (VI) is inviting tenders for the redevelopment of Elmore Stoutt High School, according to a press statement, issued by the Government Information Service (GIS), on Friday, December 7, 2018.

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