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July 5th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Cortez Forbes

By Chassidy M. Leonard

Cortez Forbes, fondly referred to as 'TC', is the Managing Director of Rufred Forbes and Associates (RFA); a business started over 40 years ago by his father. It was just 14 years ago that Cortez started as a helper and a runner to his father’s construction company. Today, he is ‘the boss’, along with his highly skilled and abundantly experienced father.

July 5th, 2019
We have forgotten Irma & returned to our evil ways- Jennie N. Wheatley

EAST END, Tortola, VI-It was said by many that when Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017, it brought about a relationship among many that was never seen before, as persons united to not only relate their experience but to also begin the arduous clean-up work.

July 5th, 2019
VI Cruise Tourism boosted with additional calls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The British Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is getting an unexpected boost for the 2019/2020 tourist season as two major cruise lines have affirmed their commitment to increase calls to the Territory, bringing an additional 64,022 passengers.

July 4th, 2019
Driver on VG leaps from moving truck after brake failure

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- A driver of a truck in North Sound, Virgin Gorda, this morning, July 4, 2019 was lucky to escape unhurt after the vehicle’s brakes allegedly failed, causing the truck to run off the road and toppling.

July 4th, 2019
VI Housing Programme expands Scope of Assistance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Qualified contractors, building materials suppliers and construction professionals are being directly engaged as the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme expands the scope of assistance offered to homeowners.

July 4th, 2019
Vincy man who led cops to his ganja farm ordered deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines who led police to his Marijuana farm on Tortola back in June 2017 has been ordered deported.

July 4th, 2019
PHOTO of DAY: Premier Fahie standing tall amongst Regional Leaders!

CASTRIES, St Lucia, WI- The Virgin Islands Leader, Premier and Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is heading a delegation at the 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Castries, the St Lucia capital city.

July 4th, 2019
Sailors Lettsome & Allen to rep VI overseas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two Virgin Islands sailors, Thad A. Lettsome and Samuel Allen, will be proudly carrying the flag of the territory when they compete overseas later this month and August.

July 4th, 2019
Grading our children must be higher than mere desire

Alred C. Frett

Teaching & Learning – Reaching & Earning:

We are deep in Graduation Season where Parents look forward to another step in their Child’s maturity, Teachers find out if the knowledge they planted bore fruits and Students eagerly await their transition Papers to a higher level in academia or out in the real world to earn real dollars… Meanwhile Education plods on as Teaching and Learning continue until Alzheimer’s calls and no one answers.

July 4th, 2019
‘Proposal on table' regarding extra school year – Dr Wheatley

By Chassidy M. Leonard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “What’s working well, we have to keep that. What’s not working so well, there are some discussions about it to see how we can improve it,” Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) stated on the 3D Show with host Doug Wheatley on ZBVI 780 AM on June 28, 2019, regarding his approach to his portfolios.

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