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January 20th, 2018
Irma, Austerity & Strategic Planning- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Great strategic economic planning, specific to a country’s customs, traditions, and culture, is good for everyone: citizens, employees, employers, businessmen and women, investors, and governments.

January 19th, 2018
Another brawl involving ESHS students

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Already heavily criticised for wreaking havoc in public, a couple of students of Elmore Stoutt High School didn’t help the school’s image for any better when they were involved in a brawl in Pasea Estate, Tortola on Wednesday January 17, 2018.

January 19th, 2018
Gumbs & DeFreitas named Junior Athletes of 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jaleel Croal and Akeela McMaster have been named BVIAA Youth Male and Female Athletes of the Year 2017 by the British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA).

January 19th, 2018
TB Lettsome Airport will be placed in hands of private investors- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island could be placed in the hands of private investors as the National Democratic Party (NDP) seeks to forge ahead with the controversial project despite challenges to it.

January 19th, 2018
New privately owned asphalt plant arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the day has not had a working asphalt plant for paving of roads for well over three years. The one they purchased under the current Government, with Chinese specifications, broke down and still has not been repaired.

January 19th, 2018
This Week We Feature Young Professional Angela Burnett Penn

She has a genuine love for the Virgin Islands and the preservation of it and has dedicated her youthful energies towards promoting sustainable and progressive communities that balance environmental, social and economic goals and that are resilient to climate change.

January 18th, 2018
New tests have cleared CGB beach to be reopened- Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Many persons have been calling this news site to find out when the popular Cane Garden Bay beach on Tortola will be reopened to the public.

January 18th, 2018
‘Omar was never too busy to listen or to help’ - Patsy C. Lake

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - He was widely regarded as the ‘People’s Man’ and so it was no surprise that the pews of the New Testament Church of God International Worship Centre in Baughers Bay, Tortola, were filled with persons of all walks of life as they bade final farewell to the late legislator Mr Omar W. Hodge.

January 18th, 2018
DDM under fire for no ‘sirens warning system’ during Tsunami alert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on January 10, 2018 that the Government run Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued via social media and a press release a Tsunami warning for the Territory, following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred north of Honduras.

January 18th, 2018
More licks rain on ‘heartless’ NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “You do not get the impression that they are people centred. You can’t in my opinion…put your interest in things. You have to put your interest in people. The things that you do must first impact the interest of the people of that country,” stated former Permanent Secretary and Businessman Mr Carl Dawson in referring to the draft recovery plan document released by Government late December 2017.

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