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St. Croix Sailor Wins First Medal For USVI At 2018 Central American And Caribbean Games – VI Consortium (press release)

St. Croix Sailor Wins First Medal For USVI At 2018 Central American And Caribbean GamesVI Consortium (press release)BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – Peter Stanton, 34, won a bronze medal for the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Open Sunfish class for Sailing on Wedn...

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USVI sailor wins bronze in Colombia – Virgin Islands Daily News

Virgin Islands Daily NewsUSVI sailor wins bronze in ColombiaVirgin Islands Daily NewsStanton, based at the St. Croix Yacht Club, is well known in the local sailing scene, having won local sunfish regattas and represented the U.S. Virgin Islands in inte...

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One Love Moves To Top of BVIFA League standings

One Love’s goalie blocks an attempt to help preserve his team’s victory By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway One Love moved to the top of the BVI Football Association Men’s League standings following a 3-2 victory over Virgin Gorda’s Sugar Boys on Saturday at the A. O. Shirley Grounds, in a match between the league’s top teams. One Love’s Darren Rhodes’ right foot ...

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Flow-Peter Haycraft T20 Down to Semifinals

Royal Knight’s Ian Ivan’s left bail is being broken as he’s bowled out for the sixth wicket by the Vikings’ Junie Mingo, for just 6 runs By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway The parings for the semifinals of the Flow-Peter Haycraft Twenty 20 Cup Tournament were determined on Sunday afternoon, when Royal Knights overpowered the Vikings for a four wickets victory on the ...

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Cold Feet For Independence: Premier and Hon. Fraser

Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith said that he agrees that the people of the territory should be allowed to decide on various pressing issues via a referendum. However, the BVI Leader did not commit to putting forward such a referendum. While speaking in the House of Assembly on 10 July in response to the ...

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DPP Discusses Decriminalization Of Marijuana

Move is afoot in the Territory to influence the decriminalization of cannabis and it was disclosed that an amendment in this regard was already sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Kim Hollis QC for her input as well as other persons for expert opinions on the matter. However, the DPP who was invited by the Rotary Club of ...

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Constitutional Changes To Prevent UK Interference

Premier and Minister for Finance, Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith announced that government is actively searching for a means to favorably respond to the United Kingdom’s public beneficial ownership register request. During a press briefing on 10 July, Hon. Smith updated reporters on government’s movements in this area. “We are using all the means available to us as an ...

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Accounting Officers Gross Negligence: Says Financial Secretary

While commenting on the Auditor General’s reports for 2012, and 2013, Financial Secretary, Glenroy Forbes tried earnestly to explain various concerns that were raised and even noted means in which some of the issues would be rectified. However, some of the matters arising seemed so unacceptable that the Financial Secretary was forced to respond stating: “This is gross negligence on ...

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Retaining Walls & Petty Contracts Tango Continues

Critical issues surrounding contract letting — such as the waiving of the tender process, contract splitting, and general procurement weaknesses were highlighted by the office of the Auditor General in two reports that were tabled in the House of Assembly on 28 June. The 2012, and 2013 Auditor General reports were part of the backlog that were bemoaned by the ...

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