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March 20th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ to be resurfaced, Road remains danger zone

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - One of the most dangerous roads on Tortola, located in the area of the Guard House/Threadfall will be resurfaced as early as next week, according to the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) three weeks old Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

March 20th, 2019
Hurricane 2019: Lower probability of the heavy storms predicted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert urging citizens be ready for the 2019 hurricane season, the Sun Sentinel storm watcher website has predicted that it is anticipating a lower probability of the heavy storm activity that characterized the past three years.

March 19th, 2019
80 received certificates at Naturalisation Ceremony

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eighty (80) persons received their certificates of naturalisation and can now be registered as British Overseas Territories Citizens (BOTC).

March 19th, 2019
Teen charged with four counts of burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department have charged Rockey Haripershad, 18, with burglarizing three businesses and attempted to burgle a fourth within close proximity to his place of residence in Purcell Estate.

March 19th, 2019
Great Sportsmanship @ SCBBC Showtime in Paradise Games - Milton C. McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club (SCBBC) 9-12 Showtime in Paradise Tournament 2019 presented a wonderful opportunity to showcase the basketball talents of the young and budding players both in the USVI and the Virgin Islands (VI) according to SCBBC President Mr Milton C. McLean.

March 19th, 2019
Elections are over – Time for ruling & not for fooling

By Alred C. Frett

The UK always reserves the final say - Let them: It is over but persons still ask what I think about the election results, the Cabinet and resignation & re-application of an elected member?... Well, most of my selections won so I am hopeful… At the same time, they were the ones facing nightly stress & strain on the campaign trail so they – and not I – have the right to make their own decisions on any & all positions… We will judge their work.

March 19th, 2019
TEDx Road Town to feature youngest speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Among the group of adults to speak at TEDx Road Town, is twelve-year-old Farrari Khan, an emerging scientist resident in the Virgin Islands (VI) who among several other things, have started a ‘roots and shoots’ programme which he is expected to speak about.

March 18th, 2019
‘I am an advocate of free speech’ – Speaker Willock

Road Town, Tortola, VI - New Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock, says the territory has absolutely nothing to fear regarding his ability to be fair and unbiased in the HoA, since he has a history of advocating for free speech and speaking out for the rights of voiceless people.

March 18th, 2019
Be in “Ready Mode” for 2019 hurricane season – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the 2019 hurricane season just three months away, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert is urging residents to take the necessary measures to be prepared while the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) do their parts.

March 17th, 2019
CGB Church to address VI’s ‘Intimacy issues’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Recognising that citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) are struggling with intimacy issues—while others are breaking up or divorcing—the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church (CGBBC) is getting ready to attack what they call ‘spiritual emptiness and broken heartedness’ in the territory.

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