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August 11th, 2018
3 new HIV+ cases reported in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are encouraged to continue to get tested for HIV/AIDS, as three new cases have been reported in the first six months of 2018.

August 10th, 2018
Virgin Gorda Gov’t Complex was not insured—Premier Smith

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Government has received $11.4M, in insurance claims for damages to the Central Administrative Complex in Road Town, Tortola, the administration’s complex on the sister island of Virgin Gorda however, is not insured, as such no claims could be submitted.

August 9th, 2018
‘No money to attend conferences’- Stephanie P. Benn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Registrar General, Mrs Stephanie P. Benn, has complained that there is no money to attend important conferences such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), where they also deal with travel documents.

August 9th, 2018
VI Attorney secures ‘tallest residential NY tower’ in $530M Property Deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Collas Crill’s, Virgin Islands’ (VI) commercial team, has successfully provided legal advice to ‘Extell Development,’ on a $530 million loan package, to facilitate the purchase of Brooklyn Point—the firm's first development in Brooklyn, New York (NY), and currently the tallest residential tower under construction in the borough.

August 9th, 2018
Dr Turnbull slams VI Leaders, those facilitating ‘corruption’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VI) Heritage Month Committee, Reverend Dr Melvin A. Turnbull, has lashed out at ‘those’ that facilitate ‘corruption’ in the Territory saying, “…be careful who you take money from, and for what, it might just be your enslavement.”

August 5th, 2018
Boat Racing @ its Best for Romney Park

WEST END, Tortola, VI - It promises to be a day of thrills and excitement today Sunday, August 5, 2018, when the Virgin Islands (VI) Boat Drama Club presents, ‘Boat Racing at its Best.’

August 5th, 2018
DDM warns of unstable weather conditions across VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being cautioned by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), of possible showers and thunderstorms across the Territory—this as storms increase in intensity as the 2018 hurricane season progresses.

August 4th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Jonel J. Lacey

By M. Gary Eleazar

Our ‘Young Professional’ this week is speeding on the track to success, quite literally. Twenty-two year old Virgin Islander Jonel J. Lacey, currently resides in Albany, New York, where she is on a scholarship at the University of Albany.

August 3rd, 2018
VI taps into ‘Tourism Recovery Fund’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) has already begun to benefit from the Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the non-profit organization, Tourism Cares and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), to build long-term recovery and enhance the ability of hurricane impacted destinations to rebound as quickly as possible.

August 3rd, 2018
Isabella Morris Primary last in line for repairs—Hon Walwyn

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Students attending the Isabella Morris Primary School will have to—in the new school term—resume classes under the tent at Capoons Bay.



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