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Friday, July 11, 2014 - 4:38pm
Friday, July 11 –The Virgin Islands has added another book to its collection, with the launch of “The Pentateuch. My first hunt for the Holy Scriptures”, a book of Bible stories written by Ms. Ayana Hull. The book, which is the first in a six volume series, is a representation of the first five books of the Bible in the form of fifty four stories which simplifies the scripture in a modern way for tweens, teens and young adults.   During the launching ceremony on July 9, at the...

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 3:06pm
The Government of the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with KPMG (BVI) Limited and Harney Westwood & Riegels are hosting two Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) workshops for members of the financial services industry. These workshops are scheduled for Tuesday, July 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Thursday, July 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Marias by the Sea. According to Director of Communications Mrs. Arliene T. Penn, the aim of these workshops is to provide members...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 2:15pm
The Department of Agriculture is gearing up for a lively event as it finalises plans to host this year’s Mango Array and Tropical Fruit Festival on Friday, July 18 at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park. This event, which is in its fifth year, continues to be both educational and entertaining for patrons. Additionally, crop producers and business owners often get an opportunity to showcase their produce, arts and crafts, food and merchandise made from parts of the mango and other...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:15am
The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting interested persons to submit tenders to carry out road works as part of the Rehabilitation of Drains and Roads on Lee Road in Virgin Gorda. According to the Director of Communications Mrs. Arliene T. Penn, the proposed scope of works includes the rehabilitation of both the pavement and drainage structures.  “These works are part of the Road Infrastructural Rehabilitation Development Project and are crucial as Government seeks to...