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May 16th, 2015
‘Healthcare, jobs priorities for JVD’ – Rajah A. Smith

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Virgin Islands Party candidate for the Second District, Rajah A. Smith is determined to hit the ground running following the elections of June 8, 2015 as he said if he is elected he would immediately begin to tackle issues such as healthcare and employment as priority areas on the island.

May 10th, 2015
VI has first Rotary Chartered School Interact Club

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – The Cedar International School has become the first school in the territory of the Virgin Islands to have a Chartered Interact Club. This was done at a special induction ceremony held at Treasure Isle Hotel in Road Town last evening, May 9, 2015.

May 9th, 2015
UMI Funky Friday Fashion features 'Moms'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While restaurants, resorts, beaches, bars, diners and brunch locations will be all set to welcome mothers for Mother's Day treats, UMI Fashion exposed to the territory the pieces of clothing that fit the taste and curvatures of mothers.

May 9th, 2015
DDM issues Drought Watch for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a very dry month of April, the Virgin Islands (VI) seems to be heading into an even drier month of May. A high pressure system, at the lower levels of the atmosphere, along with dry dusty air from the Sahara Desert will continue to restrict showers in the BVI causing the weather to be sunny and hazy.

May 8th, 2015
LIME BVI treats VG moms to roses & breakfast!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Mothers in Virgin Gorda this morning May 8, 2015 had the option of skipping the kitchen as LIME BVI had a special breakfast prepared for them at its flagship store on the sister island.

May 8th, 2015
Some parents unable to give children school lunch- FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) today May 8, 2015 made a sizeable donation of food items to the Family Support Network (FSN), having felt compelled to give since the school itself has been the recipient of gifts out of the kindness of persons.

May 6th, 2015
EE & WE fire stations to remain closed until vehicles acquired – Fire Chief

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Fire Officer Zebalon A. McLean said the VI Fire and Rescue Services Department continues to be hamstrung by lack of up-to-date firefighting equipment and as such has to make do with what it has until better can be provided, resulting in the closure of the East End and West End fire stations.

May 5th, 2015
‘NDP Gov't paranoid with power’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of being so paranoid with power that it is going to the extent of invading on citizens' privacy. The senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member also said the NDP's continued practice of bypassing District Representatives who are on the Opposition could have repercussions.

May 4th, 2015
UPDATE: Anegada parents mum after meeting with Ed. Officials

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Whether they were intimidated in anyway remains to be heard, but parents who earlier were keen to let their grievances regarding issues at the Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada be heard have suddenly gone quiet following their meeting with education officials earlier today, May 4, 2015.

May 4th, 2015
EE resident decries state of fire response

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – An East End resident is decrying the state of affairs in the District which he calls home as it regards response to fires and road works and is calling on District Representative for the Seventh District Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering to look into the needs of the community.

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