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January 5th, 2019
NDP set to unveil Election Candidates tonight, Jan 5, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the sun sets over the Virgin Islands (VI) tonight, January 5, 2019, the National Democratic Party (NDP) will be turning on the lights to reveal their slate of candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Election in the Virgin Island (VI).

January 5th, 2019
The role of a Backbencher

By Thomas C. Famous

Today, let us take a moment to speak about the role of the backbencher. For clarity, a backbencher would be those who are elected to parliament but are not yet government ministers.

January 5th, 2019
Chad A. Lettsome makes global mark with ‘Ching’

HAARLEM, Netherlands - On November 28, 2018, Virgin Islander and Caribbean entrepreneur, Chad A. Lettsome, left his imprint with ‘Ching’ as he walked across the stage at the ‘Present Your Startup Global 2018’ competition in Haarlem, Netherlands.

January 4th, 2019
VI records first baby birth of 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officials from the BVI Health Services Authority have reported that the first baby of 2019 was born in the early morning hours of January 2, 2019, to Ms Shianne Kuntz.

January 4th, 2019
Bishop Cline condemns return of mystery posters to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the BVI Christian Council, Bishop John I. Cline, is condemning the return of a series of mystery posters appearing in and around Tortola and Virgin Gorda.

January 4th, 2019
Employers reminded of proper job vacancy advertisements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Employers and media outlets (i.e. online and printed) are reminded of the proper way to advertise job vacancies.

January 4th, 2019
Tourist dies on Jost van Dyke; delay in getting First Responders

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Sometime close to 4:00 pm this afternoon, Friday, January 4, 2019, a male tourist, said to be in his mid 40s, passed away while hiking at Hatchet Road on Jost van Dyke.

January 4th, 2019
ONE CARIBBEAN PEOPLE

By Lorna M. George

We are one Caribbean people. It does not matter in which West Indian island we were born, be it Cuba, Antigua, Nevis or St. Vincent, we are brothers and sisters in the Lord. We share a common heritage.

January 4th, 2019
Young entrepreneur launches SCB ‘Luxury Styles Car Wash’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - It seems like one place on Tortola is attracting a lot of new businesses. Today, Friday, January 4, 2019, another new business has started in Sea Cows Bay, coming months after the Boys Service Station opened their doors in July of 2018.

January 4th, 2019
Dirk L. Walters to contest 5th District with PU

HUNTUM’S GHUT, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from senior sources inside the Progressives United (PU), headed by Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), is that former Customs Officer, Dirk L. Walters will contest the Fifth District Seat in the 2019 General Elections.

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