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October 23rd, 2017
Roads were horrible before Irma- Dawne G. Weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "This is not caused by Irma," said Dawne G. Weeks, a resident who took to her social media platform, Facebook, to appeal for the roads to be fixed, while pointing out that Hurricane Irma is not to be blamed.

October 21st, 2017
'West End community coming together to rebuild territory'- Deborah A. Lewis

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition along with members of the West End community have been working tirelessly to get their community cleanup. The community even started a clean-up campaign.

October 20th, 2017
Curfew hours now 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM- Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert announced today, Friday October 20, 2017 that the ongoing curfew will be further relaxed.

October 20th, 2017
'Cancer is not a death sentence' - Gloria A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Mrs Rosan-Bunbury, I know you have a feisty fighting nature and I Gloria am behind you 100 percent. I will fight and we will fight right alongside you, and I know you have three beautiful kids and husband who are depending on you."

October 19th, 2017
Employers are 'heartless & lack compassion' - Alvera Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, Representative of the Sixth Electoral District, has expressed her dissatisfaction on her Facebook page about employers not being lenient during such a difficult time.

October 18th, 2017
Ex Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury fighting Breast Cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where every woman is urged to get regular check ups and hear the stories of many survivors, Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury, Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2015 Candidate and a former Magistrate, is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.

October 17th, 2017
SVG assisting its VI nationals with passport & education matters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Representatives from St Vincent and Grenadines Department of Immigration and Department of Education are visiting the territory today October 17, 2017 to assist with the replacement of passports and to help children who were born in St Vincent in relocating to continue their education.

October 16th, 2017
'We want to give persons a good Xmas present' - Digicel CEO

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola, VI - "We turned on Jost van Dyke and we are working on overlapping coverage now in Cane Garden Bay, Hope Hill and Pockwood Pond. We are currently working on Virgin Gorda."

October 16th, 2017
'Secure generators with strong locks & chains' - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the monstrous Category 5 Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 that left the territory in a state of total darkness due to downed electricity poles and cables, persons out of desperation and no regard for personal property began looting generators, even from businesses, including telecommunications companies.

October 15th, 2017
‘Help us fix our houses' - Shelter resident tells Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma, many persons throughout the territory were left homeless and are currently residing in shelters across the Virgin Islands.

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