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April 1st, 2015
Many flood VIP for nomination! Some candidates revealed

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While some may have the public believe that the main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), who the historians have credited with building the country, may not have had candidates to contest the 2015/16 General Elections expected this year, it has turned out to be quite the opposite.

March 31st, 2015
Vehicle slams into utility pole; sections of SCB in darkness

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 11: 15pm) Sections of Sea Cows Bay are now without power while traffic was backed up for some distance on the public road adjacent Sensus Health Club in Manuel Reef after a vehicle slammed into a utility pole, taking down about half a mile of utility cables moments ago, March 31, 2015.

March 31st, 2015
CWC/Columbus merger finalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Cable and Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) announced today that it has completed its US$1.85bn acquisition of 100% of the equity of Columbus International Inc.

March 31st, 2015
VI SMEs urged to apply for EU grants

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Small and Medium Businesses in the Virgin Islands will soon be able to apply for grants up to 12,000 euro through an EU funded programme for Overseas Countries and Territories in the Caribbean Region through the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department.

March 31st, 2015
UPDATE: VG fire may have been caused by children

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Several persons on the sister island of Virgin Gorda have reported that the fire that erupted at the derelict vehicles dump site in the Valley yesterday March 30, 2015 may have been ignited by a few children who were seen running from the location shortly before the first explosion.

March 31st, 2015
Fender Bender @ Wickham’s Cay II

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Broken lights and a damaged front bumper were some of the damages noted in a fender bender this morning, March 31, 2015 at the traffic lights at Wickham’s Cay II.

March 31st, 2015
No new hospital for VG as promised!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - ‎After telling the people of Virgin Gorda, as one of their campaign promises, that they were going to build a new hospital on the sister island, the National Democratic Party (NDP) government is instead going ahead with the construction of a facility that will be known as the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre.

March 31st, 2015
Chris Cooke 1st Spring Fest Black Jack Run winner

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Chris Cooke etched his name into the history books when he became the first winner of the BVI Spring Fest Black Jack Run on Sunday March 29, 2015 in Cane Garden Bay.

March 31st, 2015
Gov Duncan shuns allegations NDP influenced decision on CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE has refused to comment on the allegations made by Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) that Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith influenced his decision to not order a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the cruise pier development project. According to Governor Duncan, he was very clear in his broadcast announcement what were the steps taken in arriving at his decision.

March 31st, 2015
Cavaliers & Vikings make winning starts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In action during week 4 of the LIME Super Fast League on Sunday March 29, 2015, Vikings made short work of Wolues and Cavaliers held off a determined Royal Knights to record their first wins of the season.

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