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November 9th, 2019
NDP put all energies to return banking on VG - Dr Smtih

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the return of banking via Banco Popular to the sister island of Virgin Gorda after over 1 year without the service, former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith said his National Democratic Party (NDP) Government started the efforts and did all it could to bring banking back to the island.

November 8th, 2019
Massive recovery! Burnt 3-year-old returns to VI after T&T treatment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 3-year-old Micheal A. Charles, who suffered second-degree burns in a kitchen accident at the family's Virgin Gorda home on Sunday, October 6, 2019, and was subsequently airlifted to Trinidad and Tobago for treatment, has returned to the Virgin Islands (VI) after a miraculous recovery.

November 7th, 2019
'Tremendous economic potential on Virgin Gorda' - Premier Fahie

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the return of physical banking services to the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG) after over a year of being without, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the island has tremendous economic potential now and in the future under his government.

October 30th, 2019
2 locals charged in VG drug bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two persons from the Virgin Islands are among four persons charged in relation to the drug bust at Virgin Gorda on Sunday, October 27, 2019.

October 15th, 2019
Burnt 3-year-old airlifted to T&T; Being fed through syringe

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - 3-year-old Micheal A. Charles, who suffered second-degree burns in a kitchen accident at his family's Virgin Gorda home on Sunday, October 6, 2019, has finally been airlifted to Trinidad and Tobago for further treatment.

October 12th, 2019
Banco Popular taking shape on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration yet to name the official October 2019 opening date for Banco Popular on Virgin Gorda, the building for the much-needed service on the island is finally taking shape.

October 11th, 2019
Magnitude 4.14 earthquake occurs near VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 11:45pm, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, recorded an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.14 Md.

October 10th, 2019
UPDATE: GoFundMe launched for severely burnt 3-year-old

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Less than 24 hours after Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) reported on the plight of the Charles family, a GoFundMe account has been created in aid of 3-year-old Micheal A. Charles, who suffered second-degree burns in a kitchen accident at the family's Virgin Gorda home on Sunday, October 6, 2019, and must be air-lifted to Trinidad and Tobago for treatment.

October 8th, 2019
‘I visited VG & felt like a celebrity’- Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines said she received the ‘celebrity treatment’ on her latest visit to Virgin Gorda last Saturday, October 6, 2019.

September 1st, 2019
Banking facility to be restored on VG in October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Originally scheduled for an August 2019 opening, residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have to wait until October of 2019, for access to much needed banking facilities via Banco Popular, following some setbacks.

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