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July 27th, 2018
Digicel, DDM turn to technology to protect VI residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 in the Virgin Islands (VI), a new ‘Disaster Emergency Notification App’ developed exclusively for the Territory, was launched today June 27, 2018.

July 27th, 2018
Hon Penn discuss ICT woes with regional counterparts @ CANTO Conference

PANAMA CITY, Panama, SA - Virgin Islands (VI) Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), on Tuesday July 24, 2018, joined with his counterparts at the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organizations (CANTO) 34th Annual Conference, to discuss among other important matters, the issue of the Region’s readiness for a ‘Digital Economy.’

July 27th, 2018
VI Treasury without money to repair key Community Centres—Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There isn’t any money in the Virgin Islands (VI) Treasury currently available to repair the Abraham Leonard Community Centre and as such, only a structural assessment will be carried out at this time to evaluate the structural integrity and soundness of the building.

July 19th, 2018
Big comeback! BVI Basketball Team demolished French St. Martin 109-70

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI - Coming off their first loss on Tuesday, 17, 2018, against Dutch St. Maarten, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Bayside Blazers, redeemed themselves in their game last evening Wednesday July 18, 2018, against French St. Martin.

July 19th, 2018
Hon Fahie fires back in stinging rebuke of NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has fired back at his political nemesis—recently elected Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL)—saying the VIP “will not be pulled into his tactics of using weapons of mass distraction.”

July 18th, 2018
InterCaribbean opens up flight options for the Caribbean

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI, - InterCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) to Aruba, Curacao, and Kingston (Jamaica).

July 17th, 2018
Immigration in need of $4 Million Border Management System

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Immigration Department is in critical need of a Border Management System, which costs in excess of $4 million.

July 14th, 2018
West End Port Plans To Be Discussed With Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Anthony S. McMaster, has said that designs for the West End Facility are in the final stages and plans will be brought to the community for input.

July 13th, 2018
VI ‘Education System’ in shambles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Jacob E. Edwards, sat with his millennial colleagues, Sonniel O. Pickering and Kevon S. Lettsome, on Tuesday July 10, 2018, with Claude O. Skelton Cline, on his radio program Honestly Speaking.

July 12th, 2018
Police reports 8% reduction in crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In 2017, the Virgin Islands (VI) saw an eight per cent reduction in crime. This is according to information from Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Michael B. Matthews, when he appeared before the House of Assembly’s (HoA) Standing Finance Committee, earlier this year.



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