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October 13th, 2018
UPDATE: VI weather woes continue, flash flood watch in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A new flash flood watch is being issued by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) following inclement weather across the Virgin Islands (VI) over the past 24 hours.

October 13th, 2018
Poor weather forces closure of Port Purcell Cargo Facility

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: As unstable weather conditions persist across the Virgin Islands (VI), the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has taken the decision to close its Purcell Cargo Facility today, October 13, 2018, due to the inclement weather.

October 12th, 2018
Unstable VI weather to persist over weekend - DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being cautioned by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), of possible showers and isolated thunderstorms affecting portions of the islands during the overnight and early morning hours.

October 12th, 2018
UPDATE: ESHS closed for Friday, Authorities cite weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: VINO has been updated with new information that due to the continued forecast of inclement weather, schedule classes for Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Elmore Stoutt High School has been called off for both the Junior and Senior school.

October 11th, 2018
Virgin Islander vs Citizenship

By Donald E. de Castro

It is time that those politicians whose only interest is getting re-elected—and their supporters—to stop their rhetoric and be honest and straight forward to everyone.

October 11th, 2018
VG reduces dependency on landfills through recycling efforts

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has announced the revitalizing of the recycling programme in Virgin Gorda, in an effort to reduce the Territory’s dependency on landfill disposal.

October 10th, 2018
Public Servants observe “Wacky Wednesday”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: In celebrating Public Service Week 2018, Public Servants from across the Virgin Islands (VI) dressed for “Wacky Day” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, while at the same time having fun in their working environment.

October 9th, 2018
“Teamwork” key to moving Territory forward – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Members of the public service received praises for their commitment to territory building which led to the recovery of the Virgin Islands after the devastating natural disasters of 2017.

October 9th, 2018
30 shots fired @ St Thomas car, injuring woman & 14-year-old


SANTA MARIA, St Thomas, USVI — Two incidents in St Thomas on Monday, October 8, 2018, left three victims — all female — injured with multiple gunshot wounds, VIPD Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium early Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

October 8th, 2018
Police investigating scooter accident, 1 seriously injured

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI: Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a scooter accident that occurred last Friday, October 5, 2018, in the area of Manuel Reef, on the main island of Tortola.


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