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March 1st, 2018
House of Assembly refurbished for 2nd time in 2 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands parliament, known as the House of Assembly, (HoA) has been refurbished and will host today’s, March 1, 2018, 1st Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

February 12th, 2018
$122k to be spent on Strong Motion & Seismic Network

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Good relations between the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez continue as a team of engineers led by Professor Jose Martinez-Cruzado visited during the past week to assess the impact of the hurricanes of September 2017 on the Strong Motion and seismic network throughout the VI.

February 12th, 2018
A pleasant walk

Donald E. de Castro

Presently living on a hill at Pockwood Pond, today December 17, 2017 is another interesting day in my life after Irma and Maria. It has been a very trying and at the same time an experience living out of town. During the weeks after these two devastating hurricanes and having lost my van to Irma it was a trying time getting back and forth into town so it was necessary to catch a ride daily.

February 6th, 2018
‘Our District Rep refused to stay with us after hurricanes’- Albert L. Stevens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The popular radio talk show Honestly Speaking hosted by former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director and commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline is expected to be hot later this evening when it airs.

February 2nd, 2018
'The Rotary movement is alive, well & kicking' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Speaking with members of the media during a press conference held at Ritter House on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Gerard St. C. Farara QC, Past President and Assistant Governor of Rotary Club of Tortola said the hurricanes in September 2017 came at a "time when the Rotary movement was at its strongest."

January 26th, 2018
‘Give sister islands some independence’ – VG resident to Gov’t

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In a full Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda, leaders of the territory heard that it’s antiquated to have a system of electricity that shuts down an entire territory of multiple islands when a small problem develops on the main island.

January 24th, 2018
Damaged Tortola mailboxes after Irma & Maria means long lines for mails

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some four months later, the Territory is still feeling the effects of the devastation and destruction caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

January 21st, 2018
BVIAA to benefit from IAAF Solidarity Funding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian N. Coe visited Puerto Rico on Monday January 15, 2018 to continue discussions and on this occasion hear first-hand about the devastation caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose.

January 20th, 2018
4 months later USA, Canada & UK still discouraging travel to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government of the day and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) work on restoring international confidence in the Virgin Islands (VI) after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, their job is being made more difficult.

January 16th, 2018
2017 hurricane aid distribution to be investigated!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents, non-governmental organisations and the media have been overwhelmed with allegations that the aid coming to the Virgin Islands (VI) following the two devastating hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that destroyed the islands in September of 2017 had transparent distribution issues.



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