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March 17th, 2018
'Irma Diaries started hand written by candle light'- Angela Burnett Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scores of persons came out to the Book Signing of 'The Irma Diaries: Compelling Survivor Stories from The Virgin Islands' penned by local author Angela Burnett Penn on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Camdem Gourmet Market located at the Tortola Pier Park(TPP) in Road Town, Tortola.

March 15th, 2018
Poor participation in Tsunami exercise!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents, Government departments and businesses within the territory were asked to participate in the annual Tsunami Caribe Wave exercise today, Thursday, March 15, 2018 in order to test their tsunami and earthquake response plans, improve warning system effectiveness and promote preparedness.

March 14th, 2018
Hard copies of 'The Irma Diaries' are here

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long-anticipated wait for the arrival of 'The Irma Diaries: Compelling Survivor Stories from The Virgin Islands' is finally over. The first 500 printed copies arrived on island today, Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

March 12th, 2018
'Christian Council chose not to be associated with FSN'- Judith M. Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We have all heard the biblical story of the Good Samaritan and how we should be our brother's keeper and one would think that the churches in the Virgin Islands would see the Family Support Network (FSN) as a perfect avenue to exercise that biblical teaching.

March 10th, 2018
Black Panther fever hits the VI; Movie receives five star reviews!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scores of persons, some with African attire, and who were lucky to get advance tickets, came out to the premiere of the hit movie, Black Panther, last evening March 9, 2018 at UP's Cineplex in Road Town, Tortola.

March 9th, 2018
Is Dr Pickering to take blame for food shortages post hurricanes 2017? - Hon Fahie asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, Opposition Leader and First District Representative, grilled Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resource and Labour, on whether he feels it was his fault that the territory experienced food shortages following the hurricanes of September 2017.

March 8th, 2018
Advance tickets for Black Panther go on sale today @ UP's Cineplex

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Advance tickets for the premiere of the hit movie Black Panther will be available for purchase from 5:00 P.M. at the UP's Cineplex box office today, March 8, 2018.

March 8th, 2018
BBC paints dismal picture of VI 6 months post hurricanes 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no doubt that the Virgin Islands has made great strides in its restoration, following the destructive hurricanes that battered the territory in September 2017. However; BBC News chose to ignore that and focused on the many shortcomings in an article published on its website on March 6, 2018.

March 7th, 2018
Murder they did. A history of troubled youths in Society

By Sandra Phillip Hodge

Crime is not new under the sun and murder, one of the worst crimes a human can commit against another human being, happens everywhere. The VI is no exception.

March 7th, 2018
'Building contractors taking shortcuts' - Dwayne A. Thompson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the territory's infrastructure was severely destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert announced plans to implement an Architects and Engineers Registration Bill which will ensure high standards when rendering services to private and public sectors.

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