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November 18th, 2019
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 is Budget Day in the Virgin Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is expected to deliver the Territory’s 2020 Budget Address tomorrow Tuesday, November 19, 2019 during the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly.

November 18th, 2019
UPDATE: Thulean returns to winning ways; Barrabas Key is the name!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The loyal horse racing fans at the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association’s races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Sunday, November 17, 2019 were treated to a day of exciting encounters, including in the feature race that went down to the wire between rivals Totally Evil and Thulean of St Thomas (STT), US Virgin Islands.

November 18th, 2019
New 'Beach Use Policy' on the horizon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Subject to challenges such as sewage overflows and the presence of dangerous bacteria in the waters, the world-renowned Cane Garden Bay Beach on Tortola has faced a number of issues, which were heightened by the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

November 18th, 2019
VIslander Kenisha Frett appointed Administrator @ Griffin Law in UK

KENT, England, UK- A daughter of the Virgin Islands soil has been appointed Administrator at the United Kingdom office of Griffin Law.

November 18th, 2019
The VI’s 70 year journey on the path of self-determination

E. Benito Wheatley

November 24, 2019 will mark 70 years since the Great March of 1949 in which the people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) peacefully marched through Road Town to protest the gross neglect of the British Empire. The march at the time was the largest demonstration ever to take place in the islands and changed the course of VI history.

November 18th, 2019
'TPP investment was one of the best VI made' - Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even though the project has a cost totalling some $85 million-plus, including cost overruns of at least $40 million for the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), former Communications and Works Minister, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) insists that the TPP investment was one of the best the territory ever made.

November 18th, 2019
HMP inmate threatens to drink Pine Sol

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom is that an inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut threatened to commit suicide early last week.

November 18th, 2019
‘We are not trying to avoid anyone’ – Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has called for understanding and patience from the public as he said it has become a challenge for elected officials to immediately address all the calls and messages directed to them.

November 17th, 2019
More locals given opportunity to participate in Cooper Island Rum Festival

COOPER ISLAND, VI- More local vendors were given an opportunity to participate in the Fifth Annual Cooper Island Rum Festival on November 16, 2019, thanks to a first time collaboration with ROMASCO Group of Companies.

November 17th, 2019
Willful Skillful are Jr Champs; Senior Bayside Blazers reach C/Ships!

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Willful Skillful completed a clean sweep of Shooting Stars to win the Junior Division of the 2019 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League for the first time on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

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