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August 25th, 2018
VI builds capacity to combat mosquito viruses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Vector control surveillance in the Territory was further strengthened with the hosting of a training workshop for the staff at the Environmental Health Division.

August 23rd, 2018
PHOTO Of The Day: Palm Grove Shopping Centre No More!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was one of the earlier buildings on Wickhams Cay I, built as a mall.

August 23rd, 2018
Bishop Cline roasts NDPs 'dictatorship' rule

DUFF's BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Stewardship of the Virgin Islands (VI) in future will require, strong and courageous leadership, “not dictatorship—that is sort of what we now have.”

August 22nd, 2018
Public registers ‘fight’ will bring Constitutional review of UK powers over VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A legal fight between the United Kingdom (UK) and the Virgin Islands (VI), over the imposition of ‘public registers,’ will inevitably lead to a Constitutional review, with a focus on the powers of the UK to unilaterally impose legislation on the Territory.

August 22nd, 2018
$4.1M unaccounted for: Not included in Treasury’s record- AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Report of the Auditor General (AG) for 2013 continues to unearth some information that requires correction, according to AG Ms Sonia M. Webster.

August 22nd, 2018
JvD dumpsite fire erupts during attempt to remove garbage

BUBBLY POOL, Jost van Dyke, VI - The make shift garbage dump that emerged following the Hurricanes of 2017 on Jost van Dyke, in the Virgin Islands (VI) became engulfed in flames last evening, August 21, 2018, as contracted workers attempted to begin clearing the garbage to be removed from the island.

August 21st, 2018
VI squad gets 'walloped' in Jamaica CFU bid

KINGSTON, Jamaica, WI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) national U14 football team lost 4-0 to Barbados in their first encounter of the Caribbean Football Union championships held at the Paul Spaulding Stadium, last Saturday, August 18, 2018.

August 20th, 2018
Governor Jaspert to rescue; removes Treasury from West End make-shift tent!

WEST END Tortola, VI - Residents and Public Officers—from the Customs, Immigration, Treasury and the Ports Authority at the West End Ferry Terminal—describe the poor working conditions, as shameful, and embarrassing.

August 20th, 2018
Parsons nets first double hat-trick in National League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tim Parsons supported by his captain Phil Nelson—with a hat-trick of his own—scored no fewer than 10 goals, when their team, the Wolues Football Club (FC), romped to a 15 -0 thrashing of Sea Argo FC.

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fahie kicks off consultations for UK/VI review on Jost van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Andrew A. Fahie (R1), kick-starts his Territory-wide consultations, on the sister Island of Jost van Dyke, on Tuesday August 21, 2018, as he engages residents in order to prepare formal submissions to the United Kingdom’s review of its future relationship with its Overseas Territories (OTs).

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