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Softball makes post Irma comeback with two games

Synergy’s Captain Dr. Kinesha “Ken Pow” Powell, follows through on her swing against Dat’s Ya Problem By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway Two warmup games on Saturday ahead of the delayed BVI Softball Association season because of COVID-19, marked the first games played on the E. Walwyn Brewley Softball Park since Sept 3, 2017, in the Raymundo “Mundo” Boynes Inter Island ...

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Motor-Cycle Owners Must Register & Get Licence: Minister Says

Minister for Transportation, Works, and Utilities Hon. Kye Rymer said that he is disappointed that many of the scooter riders and motor-cyclists did not opt to take advantage of the licence and registration initiative that his Ministry organized. The initiative was one of the efforts the Department made to regularise unregistered and unlicensed drivers. However, the disappointing news that there ...

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Black Lives Matter: BVI March A Big Success

It was a remarkable event on 20 June as residents of Territory donned placards and marched for equal rights and justice in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement. The event attracted hundreds and was a tremendous success. Unfortunately, it was announced that there was at least one bad experience from the event which tried to turn a positive ...

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3 To 5 Years $150Million Expansion Of Runway Under Consideration

New life and a new perspective have been found to help the government move forward with the long lamented need to extend the Territory’s main airport the Terrance B Lettsome in order to stave off the pressing airlift issues. For years, successive governments recognized the need to extend the runway but for various reasons, it never panned out. However, Premier ...

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Festival 2019 Report Discloses Irregularities

While the 2019 festivals were all labeled a success the Virgin Islands Festival Fairs Committee (VIFFC) highlighted a number of concerns that it said needed to be resolved in order to make the organizing and staging of the event going forward in a more dynamic mode.  The areas of concern include the handling of the gates, event security and booths, and ...

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This Caribbean Country Has Reopened Its Borders Amid 819 New Covid-19 Cases

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2020: Amid 819 new coronavirus cases that pushed the country’s total confirmed cases to 33,387, the Dominican Republic reopened its borders to international travel Wednesday. The DR also saw 7 new deaths Wednesday pushing the death total to 754. But the country saw its first international flight ...

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