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September 15th, 2018
Banco Popular to begin operations on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the closure and exit of all banking institutions on Virgin Gorda, in the Virgin Islands (VI),Banco Popular is expected to begin offering its service on the island in about four weeks.

September 1st, 2018
Banco Popular explores opening Virgin Gorda branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Banco Popular is in the process of conducting its due diligence and feasibility studies into establishing a branch on Virgin Gorda, following the closure of the Scotia Bank, effective today, September 1, 2018.

August 31st, 2018
Hon Fahie closer to securing new bank for Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Scotia Bank closes its doors on the sister island of Virgin Gorda, today August 31, 2018, but Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), is optimistic the void left behind, could soon be filled by another financial institution.

August 20th, 2018
Tortola’s own ‘King Jerome’ releases ‘heartbreak hit’

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - From betrayal to beats and misery to music, Virgin Islander, Jerome E. Morton, continues transforming his heartbreak and pain into musical memories.

August 20th, 2018
3.2 magnitude quake strike 17 miles off Virgin Gorda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck the Virgin Islands (VI) on Sunday evening, August 19, 2018 at 10:25 PM, centered just 17 miles north of Virgin Gorda.

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).

August 16th, 2018
NGOs funding extends cleanup efforts to sister islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Department of Waste Management (DWM) will expand the debris clearance project to Anegada and Virgin Gorda Monday, August 20, 2018—with funding secured from Unite BVI and The Bitter End Yacht Club.

August 13th, 2018
‘Football Festival’ success inspires plan to solidify event on School Calendar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Over 70 youths from across the Territory on Thursday, August 9, 2018 and Friday, August 10, 2018, benefitted from the coaching prowess of officials of British Virgin Islands Football Association (BVIFA) during its ‘Football Festival.’

August 11th, 2018
Opposition Leader takes up UK challenge in review of OT relations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has announced the formation of a domestic Committee to conduct outreaches across the sister islands of the Virgin Islands (VI), in order to solicit and document the views of citizens throughout the territory, in response to the United Kingdom’s (UK) establishment of a special body to review future relations with its Overseas Territories (OT).

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.



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