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August 25th, 2016
VI to have trial period of flashing traffic lights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Flashing traffic lights will be observed in Road Town for a trial period of one month to evaluate any potential security risks to motorists at night while waiting at the traffic lights.

August 25th, 2016
VI vessels dominate 1st VG International Marlin Tournament

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The three top positions in the just concluded first annual Virgin Gorda International Marlin Tournament were won by crews from the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 25th, 2016
Only two games in Hon Fraser League this Sunday Aug 28

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The 4th Annual Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League on Sunday August 28, 2016 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre will see only two games being played instead of the usual triple header.

August 25th, 2016
11 boats detained by Her Majesty's Customs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Her Majesty’s Customs (HMC) continues to clamp down on boaters violating the territory’s laws, including the Commercial Recreational Vessels Licensing Act and Cruising Permit Act.

August 24th, 2016
5 cases of Zika virus confirmed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of frequent reports, including on social media, that persons had contracted the Zika virus in the territory, the Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed five cases of the Zika virus in the Virgin Islands.

August 24th, 2016
BVIOC President pleased with VI's Olympic progress

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games came to a close in a festive celebration of the 31st Olympiad on Sunday August 21, 2016, the Virgin Islands (VI) delegation of athletes, coaches, physiotherapist and doctor returned home with unforgettable experiences and memories.

August 24th, 2016
Dr Karl Dawson Out! Dr Janet B. Smith In! as new college president

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources is that H. Lavity Stoutt Community College President Dr Karl Dawson has been removed from his post as President and has been replaced by long time Board Member and consultant Dr Janet B. Smith.

August 24th, 2016
UK casting blind eye on undemocratic practices in VI- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Respected talk show host Doug Wheatley has accused the United Kingdom government of standing aloof and not wanting to intervene on various undemocratic practices that plague the territory from time to time, despite them being brought to their attention.

August 24th, 2016
West End stages biggest ever back to school event

WEST END, Tortola, VI – “Kudos to the now 21 year old but still going strong West End Community Centre Committee for pulling off another successful Back to School Fair in the First District,” said Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), as he reflected on the activity of Saturday August 20, 2016.

August 24th, 2016
Caribbean boxers to clash with VI fighters on Aug 31, 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is only a week until the biggest boxing event ever staged in the territory takes place, courtesy of the Iron Fist Gym, at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town on Wednesday August 31, 2016.

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