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January 19th, 2017
Fire officers contain massive bush fire in Challwell Estate

CHALWELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A bush fire that could have potentially razed houses, carrying millions of dollars up in smoke, was eventually contained by the quick work of a group of fire officers in Chalwell Estate, on the main island of Tortola, today, January 19, 2017.

January 19th, 2017
‘Goodbye to buffering’- Digicel GM Kevin R. Gordon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons choosing to experience Digicel’s ‘Lightning Fast LTE Network’ can say goodbye to buffering and welcome a whole new experience,” says Digicel BVI General Manager (GM) Mr Kevin R. Gordon.

January 19th, 2017
Office space in Road Town, but still no flights for BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many critics have not gotten over the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government bailed out a defunct BVI Airways to the tune off $7Million with public funds.

January 19th, 2017
Scotiabank BVI Ltd named Bank of the Year for third year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Scotiabank has been named Bank of the Year 2016 in the [British] Virgin Islands by The Banker Magazine, a Financial Times publication. This is the third occasion the Bank has been recognised by the publication, having also won the title in 2014, 2015 and now in 2016.

January 19th, 2017
'Halt sale of land in VI for next 15 to 20 years' - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Co-Host of the popular radio programme ‘Things To Talk’ on ZBVI 780 AM, Julio S. Henry has called for some drastic measures to be taken where the selling of property in the territory is concerned, among them a 15 to 20 years halt on the sale of land.

January 19th, 2017
New CONCACAF Club Licensing Rules coming into effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All member Clubs of the BVI Football Association will have to become compliant with new Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, (CONCACAF), Club Licensing rules by the end of March 2017.

January 18th, 2017
Pedestrian struck while crossing road in front ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young woman was taken to Peebles Hospital with apparent injuries after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road at the entrance of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) this evening, January 18, 2017.

January 18th, 2017
Hon Fraser fires back; @ attempts to unseat him as Opp. Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A day after telling this news site that he would not comment on internal party issues when he was asked about the alleged attempts to have him replaced as Leader of the Opposition, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has now broken his silence on the ongoing saga, which has already split the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 18th, 2017
CoP to criminals: 'We know who you are!'

EAST END, Tortola VI – Commissioner of Police (COP) Michael Matthews has warned criminals across the territory to “start looking over their shoulders” as the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) knows who they are and is coming after them.

January 18th, 2017
“What’s the hurry?” Caller asks Gov’t on airport expansion project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM with Doug Wheatley, has called on the Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) administration to slow down and engage and educate the populace and to paint a clear picture of the pros and cons before sealing the controversial airport expansion project deal with the Chinese firm.

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