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September 10th, 2018
Many still roofless as Hurricane approaches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many families in the Territory may have to utilise shelters or seek cover with families, friends or neighbours in the likelihood of a severe storm during this hurricane season as one year after their homes were destroyed by Hurricane Irma , they are yet to be fixed.

September 8th, 2018
Gov Jaspert warns against complacency @ Irma Observance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) call to prayer, reflection and remembrance of September 6, 2017, was met with a scant attendance and a clarion call to guard against complacency in the Territory’s recovery efforts.

September 6th, 2018
One year later the VI is still struggling to recover from Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One year later, today, September 6, 2018, after Hurricane Irma—a killer category five storm—ripped apart the Virgin Islands (VI), many of the infrastructure remains the same.

September 6th, 2018
One year on, Police infrastructure still needs urgent attention—Top Cop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) today, September 6, 2018, observes the one-year anniversary of the passing of Hurricane Irma which devastated the Territory and much of its infrastructure.

September 4th, 2018
Relatives celebrate life of Irma victim by giving back to Community

EAST END, Tortola, VI – As September 6, 2018, approaches it becomes harder and harder for the loved ones of Derrick Ragnaugth, to hold back the tears, as the pains of death will be felt all over again.

August 25th, 2018
VI gets ready for Irma 1st Anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outgoing Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), is encouraging Territory wide participation in the observation of the 1st anniversary of Hurricane Irma.

April 19th, 2018
The Irma Diaries book tour off to a successful start

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local author Angela Burnett Penn has embarked on a five-state book tour across the northeast United States.

April 17th, 2018
Tales from Tortola Pt 2

Thomas C. Famous

If one were feeling adventurous they would jump into the water on south shore Bermuda, point their compass due south and head out to open sea.

April 2nd, 2018
Funds for VG Festival could not be transferred to other projects - Hon Hubert R. O'Neal

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - “I know it is under much difficult circumstances. I know there was a lot of controversy surrounding whether we should have the festival at all, should it be cancelled and I know there were arguments for cancelling it because of what tragedy that we have been through with hurricanes Irma and Maria.”

March 31st, 2018
UPDATE: Mayflower finally removed from Road Town waterfront!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this morning, Saturday March 31, 2018 that the Road Town shoreline saw a degree of normalcy returned.



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