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April 23rd, 2018
UK donates heavy-duty vehicles for Government Depts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Moments ago tonight Monday, April 23, 2018, our roving camera captured some brand-new trucks, backhoes and pickups parked neatly at the Government Administration Complex in Road Town.

April 17th, 2018
Gov Jaspert signs controversial Bill to create alternative Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a heated two days of debate late last month that further placed a wedge in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

April 6th, 2018
On snubbing of Gov swearing in: ‘VI open country, we welcome people’- DG Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents remember the controversy last year when the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government used the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, to discontinue with the traditional location for the swearing in of the newly appointed senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Diplomatic Service.

March 24th, 2018
Premier tries to sell 'Recovery Agency' @ reception for hurricane responders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a night to personally say "thank you" to all the hardworking individuals who assisted in the recovery process but Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, took the opportunity to encourage persons to call their district representatives to vote yes to the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018.

March 7th, 2018
'Building contractors taking shortcuts' - Dwayne A. Thompson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the territory's infrastructure was severely destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert announced plans to implement an Architects and Engineers Registration Bill which will ensure high standards when rendering services to private and public sectors.

March 2nd, 2018
David D. Archer Jr. sworn in as new Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr. David D. Archer Jr. takes the Oath as he is sworn in as Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands by Her Ladyship, the Honourable Madam Justice Vicki Ann Ellis, while His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert observes.

February 28th, 2018
Under pressure RVIPF to get another $5M

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) receiving additional funding from the government for repairs to infrastructure, new technology and man power, the pressure is on for them to produce efficient results in crime fighting.

February 27th, 2018
Curfew for scooter riders being considered - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Noise from motor scooters as well as their reckless use have been a major issue affecting the residents throughout the Virgin Islands community and, now with the recent crimes, it was been observed scooters have been one of the modes of transportation for criminals to easily commit a crime and make their getaway.

February 20th, 2018
Reporter shut out of Magistrate’s Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite construction work still taking place at the House of Assembly (HoA), on Friday, February 16, 2018, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' announced that the Magistrate’s Court would commence criminal sittings in the House of Assembly Chambers on February 20, 2018.

January 22nd, 2018
Investigation of Hon Walwyn's $1.6M ESHS wall will continue - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of two powerful Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that devastated the Territory and damaged many government buildings and destroyed many files, some residents concluded that the many investigations into government's questionable projects and reckless spending would end.



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