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Archive for February, 2017

First and Second Districts youth encouraged to register for Gen-Y Factor

Government Information Service (press release) – Youth between the ages of 15 to 29, residing in the first and seventh district, are encouraged to submit entries for the 2017 Gen-Y Factor Competition: District Battle Edition. The deadline to submit entries […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 11:33 AM /

Applications being sought for VG Food Fair, Grand Parade

Government Information Service (press release) – The Virgin Gorda Festival Committee is now accepting applications for the Food Fair and the Grand Parade, taking place on Saturday, April 15th and Monday April 17th respectively. Persons interested in having entries are […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 11:31 AM /
Jack Populist versus Julius Caesar

Jack Populist versus Julius Caesar

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor In western countries, populism, more direct political action from the voter, is winning over representative democracy, the rule by elected elites The biggest news in the world today is the ‘takeover’ by small people: the Pitchfork […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 11:03 AM /

Horsepath residents invited to site visit

Government Information Service (press release) – Residents of Horsepath are invited to a site visit between the residences of Valarie and Jaunito Rubaine and Everette Pemberton on Wednesday, February 8 at 10:30 a.m. The purpose of this visit is to […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 9:39 AM /
Premier attending Brexit meetings in UK

Premier attending Brexit meetings in UK

Government Information Service (press release) – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will lead a delegation to London to attend the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UK-OT) Joint Ministerial Council on European Union (EU) Negotiations […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 9:05 AM /

Teams invited to register for BVI Softball Association league

Government Information Service (press release) – The Ministry of Education and Culture through the BVI Softball Association is inviting all softball managers and coaches to submit rosters for the 2017 BVI Softball Association’s Men and Women’s fast pitch league by […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 8:34 AM /

Tenders invited for solid waste collections

Government Information Service (press release) – The Ministry of Finance’s Procurement Unit is inviting all interested tenderers to apply for the tender documents for solid waste collections throughout the Territory. The proposed works is comprised of collecting solid waste for […]

by / on February 4, 2017 at 6:45 AM /
VIDEO: Residents, scooter riders challenge cops

VIDEO: Residents, scooter riders challenge cops

Police officers carrying out their duty in a section of Tortola last night faced strong resistance from a group of civilians including motorcyclists. “Ayo can’t take no bike from nobody,” one scooter rider dared the police, who persons on the […]

by / on February 3, 2017 at 8:20 PM /
Students out of hospital: No broken limbs

Students out of hospital: No broken limbs

All five female Grade 12 students of the Elmore Stoutt High School who were taken to Peebles Hospital yesterday after the bus in which they were traveling stopped suddenly have been treated and released from the medical facility. No broken […]

by / on February 3, 2017 at 2:51 PM /
Fahie to leaders: Stop turning people into puppets

Fahie to leaders: Stop turning people into puppets

While touting a number of initiatives he has been pushing in his constituency especially as it relates to youth empowerment, representative of the First Electoral District Andrew Fahie has called for leaders to stop helping people only under certain selfish […]

by / on February 3, 2017 at 11:16 AM /