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June 22nd, 2012
IFC shake-up finalised: Ortiz Out! Donovan In!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As firstly and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online in January of this year, Sherri L. Ortiz’s contract was not renewed as the Executive Director of the International Finance Centre (IFC) and she has since left the organisation. It is this news site’s understanding that Ms. Ortiz now runs her own business.

June 21st, 2012
Pimp my daughter!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It is against the law in the Virgin Islands for a man to have carnal knowledge with a young lady who is under the consent age of 16, but they still do it anyway.

June 21st, 2012
Vincent O’Neal leaving BVI Ports Authority?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An advertisement sparked it all, and now eyebrows are being raised as to why and if the current Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Vincent O’Neal is leaving the post, which he has held since 2006.

June 21st, 2012
Virgin Islanders targeted for hospital employment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an effort to make the medical field more attractive to Virgin Islanders, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) over the summer vacation, will create a rotation programme for high school students to get familiarised with all aspects of what the Peebles Hospital has to offer.

June 21st, 2012
Maynard pleads guilty to wielding bat at ESHS students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kadeem Maynard, who allegedly ran Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) students with a baseball bat in the school’s compound over a stolen mobile phone, pleaded guilty yesterday morning, June 20, 2012 in the Magistrate’s Court to being armed with an offensive weapon.

June 19th, 2012
ESHS boasts Territory's top student again! [Photoslide Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) awaited their results, the suspense built, the worry faces were evident, and the sweaty palms were constantly wiped.

June 19th, 2012
Historical! 8 twin students at Mighty Mighty Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As a teacher, being around a set of twins is a bit difficult, where you can’t tell them apart, and you are always calling one by the other’s name, but being around eight sets is more than anyone can bargain for. They often say that being around twins bring you good luck, but in this case is it good luck or ‘double the trouble’?

June 19th, 2012
Renewed calls for VG Hospital after student's stabbing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfortunate stabbing of a Bregado Flax Educational Centre student yesterday, June 19, 2012 has renewed the plea for a modernised health facility in Virgin Gorda since the student, who was in a critical condition, had to be rushed to Peebles Hospital on Tortola.

June 18th, 2012
UPDATE- VG student in stable condition after stabbing incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The male student of the Bregado Flax Learning Centre who was stabbed in his chest on June 18, 2012 has now been confirmed to be in a stable condition.

June 18th, 2012
UPDATE - Man who fell off building to undergo facial reconstructive surgery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jordan Joseph, a Dominican national who fell off the ‘Save the Seed’ building in Duffs Bottom is scheduled to have reconstruction surgery done to his face.

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