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August 13th, 2019
There’s an ‘entity’ that doesn’t care about the people- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying the government and people have to fight it, Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told the House of Assembly on July 25, 2019 that there is an entity that appears to be insensitive even to the emergency needs of the people of the territory.

August 13th, 2019
Power outages expected today as BVIEC upgrades high voltage system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is notifying customers on Tortola, in the areas of Sophie Bay, that there will be no electricity supply today Tuesday, August 13, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 P.M

August 13th, 2019
Financial performance of August Festivals to be released soon - Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The economic performance of the 2019 August emancipation festivals including expenditure will be released as soon as the financial report is available, this is according to Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), speaking to this news website.

August 12th, 2019
Emancipation, Religion & Truths from the Bible

By Alred C. Frett

We are still weak from Emancipation Fever and while we had no repeated August Floods, it is 2years since Hurricane Irma demolished the locally owned Palmgrove Shopping Centre. That is symbolically sad and while I am one of those owners, this is not about me but about less fortunate owners who did all the right things but lost their livelihood through the negligence of Government.

August 12th, 2019
Hon Penn wants ‘Cyber Soldiers’ policing VI’s internet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Under the proposed Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Amendment Act 2019, Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is proposing that the Virgin Islands (VI) look into creating a ‘Cyber Soldier’ unit that can police the territory’s internet along with its information, communication and technology (ICT) space.

August 12th, 2019
UPDATE: Hon Fraser B/Ball League Draft rescheduled to August 14, 2019

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Teams in the 2019 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League will get an opportunity to choose their elite players from the draft pool on August 14, 2019 at the Save the Seed Energy Center.

August 12th, 2019
Crafts Alive vendors given more time to pay outstanding rent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Vendors of Crafts Alive who have outstanding rent payments to Government have been given more time to fulfill their obligation, according to Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

August 12th, 2019
Pickup truck slams into wall @ Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- There seems to have been an increase in vehicular accidents recently, with the latest serious accident occurring sometime in the morning of August 11, 2019 at Baughers Bay, Tortola.

August 12th, 2019
‘This year has been a blast!’– Premier Fahie on 65th Emancipation Festival

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Persons who turned up at the Carrot Bay Festiville for the close off activities of the Virgin Islands (VI) 65th Emancipation Celebrations were reminded of the importance of celebrating at all times with the spirit of gratitude.

August 12th, 2019
No major incidents @ 2019 Festival Week - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the packed 2019 Emancipation festival week now history in the Virgin Islands (VI), officials are reporting successes on all fronts amidst minor challenges in the execution of this year’s activities.

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