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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.

March 17th, 2018
'Irma Diaries started hand written by candle light'- Angela Burnett Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scores of persons came out to the Book Signing of 'The Irma Diaries: Compelling Survivor Stories from The Virgin Islands' penned by local author Angela Burnett Penn on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Camdem Gourmet Market located at the Tortola Pier Park(TPP) in Road Town, Tortola.

February 13th, 2018
'New EAPS building will survive strength of any hurricane' - Peter Haycraft

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Enis Adams Primary School suffered severe damages to their infrastructure as a result of the hurricanes of September 2017 but thanks to prominent businessman, Mr Peter Haycraft, over $1 million was pledged to rebuild the school, which according to Mr Haycraft, will be done stronger to withstand any hurricane.

February 13th, 2018
US Coast Guards rescued badly injured JVD woman after Hurricane Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no doubt that the passage of Hurricane Irma of September 2017 was a difficult time for all. However, according to prominent Jost van Dyke resident and businessman, Gregory A. Callwood, “it was a ruff ruff experience" him and his mother.

February 6th, 2018
Bill Clinton tours USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Former United States of America (USA) President William Jefferson Clinton aka ‘Bill’ and members of the Clinton Foundation, as announced last week, visited the US Virgin Islands (USVI) — specifically St Thomas and St John — on Monday February 5, 2018, touring areas on both islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, while visiting My Brother’s Workshop and the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St Thomas, and meeting with local leaders on St John.

February 4th, 2018
German Rotary clubs pledge $$ towards VI recovery- Astrid C. Wenzke

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- A number of rotary clubs in Germany have made pledges to donate money towards the hurricane recovery effort in the Virgin Islands (VI), Rotarian and Germany national Astrid C. Wenzke has stated.

January 25th, 2018
'More than 100 residents on VG still displaced'- Sister Islands Coordinator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is a well-known fact by now that hurricanes Irma and Maria displaced many residents when they hit the Virgin Islands with brute force in September 2017.

January 23rd, 2018
64-ft catamaran finally removed from Nanny Cay entrance

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI- Following Hurricane Irma, the powerful Category 5 storm that hit the Virgin Islands, leaving death and widespread devastation, many places in the Territory are still not back to normal.

January 21st, 2018
USVI Senators refute notion of being inactive after Irma & Maria

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Gathering at the Earl B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on January 18, 2018, senators who make up the majority caucus, led by leader Neville A. James, forcefully refuted the notion that they were inactive after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a belief held by many residents throughout the territory, who say the lawmakers weren’t visible with their efforts after the storms, if they were active at all.



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