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September 13th, 2018
STS Basketball action continues on Friday September 14, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Basketball fans can get ready for another exciting weekend of action in the ‘Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League.’

September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.

September 12th, 2018
Earthquake hits VI ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) was today, September 12, 2018, at 12:18 AM, hit with a magnitude 4.0 earthquake, recorded by the Puerto Rico Seismic Network and reported by the VI’s Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

September 9th, 2018
'ONE BVI' human-chain brings Climate Change in focus for Irma Anniversary

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI - A human chain embossed ‘ONE BVI,’ in the sands of Long Bay Beach, at Beef Island, to form part of the Territory’s one-year observance activities, marking the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

September 7th, 2018
UK is not an open cheque book for VI – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst calls for the United Kingdom (UK) government to inject more monies into the Virgin Islands (VI), to primarily aid in its recovery—after hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated the islands on September 6, 2017—sitting Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, made it clear, the UK is not an open cheque book to the Territory.

September 3rd, 2018
Youths trained to collect data in SMART Communities Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A group of Virgin Islands (VI) teenagers and young adults have received training in the application of a Community Engagement Survey and will become more engaged in data collection in their communities.

September 1st, 2018
Arliene T. Penn Out! as Communications Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms Arliene T. Penn has been booted as Communications Director in the Virgin Islands (VI) government and has since been placed to “act as Executive Private Secretary, Office of the Governor effective August 20, 2018.”

August 31st, 2018
'Flash flooding' inundates Tortola 'trouble spots'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Heavy rains across the Territory yesterday, August 30, 2018, saw water accumulating in low-lying areas, causing flash flooding in a number of key sections of the Capital of the Virgin Islands (VI), Road Town, on Tortola.

August 30th, 2018
Kyron A. McMaster does it again!

ZURICH, Switzerland, EU - For the second consecutive year, the Virgin Islands ‘Golden Boy,’ Kyron A. McMaster, has won the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) 400m Hurdles Diamond League Trophy held in Zurich, Switzerland today, August 30, 2018.

August 30th, 2018
Showers to continue into the evening; flash flood warning in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave continues to affect the Virgin Islands (VI) today, August 30, 2018, causing the current heavy rains to continue into the evening, in addition to some flooding.



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