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July 24th, 2024
Harris attacks Trump over 'fear & hate' at first rally

BBC NEWS

US Vice-President Kamala Harris has gone on the offensive against Donald Trump in the first rally of her White House campaign, portraying November’s election as a choice between a former prosecutor and a convicted felon.

July 23rd, 2024
Another vehicle reported stolen on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another vehicle has been reported stolen on Tortola.

July 23rd, 2024
‘We are on track with our plan’ to meet August 31 deadline- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As of July 18, 2024, 37 of the 50 Recommendations (74%) by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) have been completed and 13 Recommendations (26%) are in progress.

July 23rd, 2024
VI Inquiries Bill is a 'big stick' overreach by the UK- Deputy Speaker Hon Mather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI—Deputy Speaker Honourable Stacy R. Mather, MBE (AL), while debating the Virgin Islands Inquiries Bill 2024 on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, during the 15th Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA), attributed the current situation of governance in the territory to the failures of previous governors.

July 23rd, 2024
VI Gov't gets onboard North Drop Open; Contributes $50K

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is collaborating with the BVI Tourist Board and North Drop Open to host a fishing tournament ‘catch and release’ event for blue marlin out of Virgin Gorda.

July 23rd, 2024
VG United & Wolues to contest final of FA Cup on Sunday

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI- It will be another Tortola versus Virgin Gorda affair when the final of the FA Cup is played at the new stadium venue in Greenland, Tortola on Sunday, July 28, 2024. The game was initially slated for August 11 but has since been brought forward by the BVI Football Association (BVIFA).

July 22nd, 2024
11th Council of Ministers in VI rescheduled to July 24-25, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Eleventh Council of Ministers: Environmental Sustainability (COM:ES 11) initially scheduled for July 2 to 4, 2024, will now be held on from Wednesday, July 24 to Thursday 25, 2024, under the theme “From Aspiration to Focused Action”.

July 22nd, 2024
Farley & Lindsay win 2024 Beef Island Prison Break 10K

LONG BAY, Beef Island, VI- Julius Farley and Katrina Lindsay made it back-to-back wins when the BVI Runners 10K Fun Series continued with Race 2 on Saturday, July 21, 2024.

July 22nd, 2024
Bryan, Plaskett & other USVI Democrats endorse Harris for US President

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Democrats came out in support of Vice President Kamala D. Harris hours after President Joseph R. Biden announced that he was dropping out of the race for re-election.‌

July 22nd, 2024
Governors should face inquiries too —Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI— Governors in the [British] Virgin Islands should also be subject to Commissions of Inquiry (CoI), such as the one conducted by Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom and which continues to leave a stain on the Territory, internationally and domestically, and for which the Virgin Islands (VI) continues to reels from its impacts.

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