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Incinerator down as officials wait for report – BVI Beacon

Incinerator down as officials wait for report  BVI BeaconAfter a fire broke out at the Pockwood Pond incinerator facility last week, officials are still waiting for a final report about damage to the machinery and what ...

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Lottery news – Cayman Compass

Lottery news  Cayman Compass Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands’ most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other …

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More Than Half Of USVI Children Lived In Single-Parent Homes In 2014, USVI Kids Count Data Finds – – VI Consortium

More Than Half Of USVI Children Lived In Single-Parent Homes In 2014, USVI Kids Count Data Finds -  VI ConsortiumAccording to the 2016 USVI Kids Count Data Book published by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (C.F.V.I.) on Tuesday...

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Christmas on de Castro Street to highlight Weekend

This weekend will mark the 20th staging of Christmas on Main Street now Christmas on de Castro Street, but it will be a sad/sweet occurrence as Santa Claus will be there but co-founder of the event the late Hon. Delores Christopher will not. In an interview with The Island Sun newspaper Janice Brathwaite-Edwards Co-chair of Christmas on de Castro Street, and ...

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VIP To Win Elections: Opposition Leader Says

Leader of the Opposition Hon. Andrew Fahie announced that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is expecting victory when the Territory goes to the polls in the coming months and he announced that this Saturday the final four candidates to make up the VIP slate will be known. While addressing the Territory on 26 November Hon. Fahie said: “As the VIP ...

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Styrofoam To Be Permanently Banned

Polystyrene foam or Styrofoam food containers and other items will soon be unavailable in the Territory as a ban on this material is in the pipeline. The proposed prohibition was discussed by Cabinet on 8 November and publicized on 23 November. Many countries around the world have banned polystyrene foam or Styrofoam products citing environmental and health concerns. Here in ...

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Pier Park Audit To Be Tabled

The long awaited Tortola Pier Park audit is expected to be laid in the House of Assembly at the next sitting.  The announcement was made on Monday 26 November by Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith who stated that this is one of Government’s ongoing stance of openness, transparency and accountability. The issue surrounding the Tortola ...

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Elections Fever Engeders Defections And New Parties

The upcoming elections campaign are going to be tough, Premier and outgoing Leader of the National Democratic Party Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith warned in an address to the Territory on 26 November. Elections are expected to be held within the next five months and in his Territorial address at the start of the week, the Premier who is ...

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