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Struiken, Lindsay Top Field In Ceres Beef Island 10K

A chase pack of runners heading out during Saturday’s Ceres 10K Series Race on Beef Island By Dean Greenaway Clif Struiken won Saturday’s Ceres Juices 10K Series tour stop on Beef Island and Katrina Lindsday—third overall—was the top woman in the race that attracted 30 participants. Struiken covered the three loops course in 36 minutes and 33 seconds while Lindsay ...

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Harrigan-Scott Takes Up Tokyo Chef De Mission Duties After Retiring

Retired sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot in Japan, where she attended the Chef de Mission Seminar this week By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway Sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott has taken up duties as Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, after ending a 20-year career representing the BVI in Track and Field. She attended a seminar in ...

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Cruise Lines interested in employing qualified Virgin Islanders

Preliminary discussions and arrangements are being made with a number of renowned cruise lines to facilitate employment for qualified and interested Virgin Islanders.  The opportunity to work internationally within the cruise industry was mentioned by Premier and Minister for Finance, Hon. Andrew Fahie over the last two weeks during many House of Assembly sittings. However, Hon. Fahie was sparing in ...

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MINISTER DISCUSSES LAND MATTERS

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon. Vincent Wheatley announced during the House of Assembly on July 31 that some land matters that go back to as far as 1969 are still requiring the assistance of the Ministry.  Hon. Wheatley while delivering an update on projects in his District announced that: “The Ministry has been fielding some very complicated ...

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DEPUTY PREMIER TO ADDRESS JOST VAN DYKE PROBLEMS

Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon. Kye Rymer has promised to address the situation of the public servants who are working in less than favorable conditions on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke.  The pledge to remedy the situation of the workers on Jost Van Dyke was mentioned during the 31 July sitting of the ...

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PREMIER TALKS ABOUT LAWSUITS AND LACK OF FUNDS

It was revealed in the recent House of Assembly sitting that the central government of the Virgin Islands is being sued for millions of dollars. The disclosure was made by the Premier in the House of Assembly during the debate of a financial services related Bill. In his contribution to the debate the Premier that some members of the House of ...

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FUNDS NEEDED TO PREVENT CLOSURE OF T.B. LETTSOME AIRPORT

Millions of dollars was said to be needed as soon as possible to prevent the closure of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport. This announcement came on the heels of revelations about mismanagement and wastage at the facility that was discovered by the recently appointed Board of the BVI Airport Authority (BVIAA). In relating the quandary to the Members of ...

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FIFA’S PRESIDENT & VICE PRESIDENT PLEASED WITH GREENLAND’S FOOTBALL STADIUM PROJECT

FIFA is pleased with works that have been conducted on the Greenland Football stadium; both FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and the FIFA Vice-president/CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani said that they were impressed with the development of the project.  Both FIFA top officials arrived in the Territory on Sunday as part of a small delegation and were greeted by members of Government, ...

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Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) announces the successful signing of the acquisition of 100% of approx. 38000 sqm office & retail space in Vienna, Austria – GlobeNewswire

Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) announces the successful signing of the acquisition of 100% of approx. 38000 sqm office & retail space in Vienna, Austria  GlobeNewswire22 August 2019, Road Town, Tortola, BVI. Eastern Property Holdings...

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