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September 7th, 2018
DDM monitors two more weather systems

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Hurricane Centre’s (NHC) latest advisory, has reduced the strength of Hurricane ‘Florence’ while two Disturbances in the Eastern Atlantic continue to develop.

September 6th, 2018
Remaining 10 Prisoners return to Tortola from St Lucia, September 6, 2018

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Sometime after 3:00 PM today, Thursday, September 6, 2018, the remaining 10 prisoners who were sent to St Lucia almost a year ago—after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut—were returned to Tortola.

September 6th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: It’s all In the flags @ NBVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, September 6, 2018, our roving camera observed the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) has a new look.

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 6th, 2018
Hurricane 'Florence' not a threat to VI—DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hurricane Florence has evolved into the first major hurricane for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season but does not currently pose a threat to the Territory, since the weather system is currently 1,100 miles away and forecast to travel north.

September 5th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: Blocked Ghut in Road Town: Are we in hurricane season?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our roving camera was shocked to see a main ghut, in the Capital City, Road Town—adjacent to MoneyGram and the Fire and Rescue Station—blocked with heavy debris.

September 5th, 2018
Are numbers bogus? Vanterpool claims cruise ships to bring in $100M annually by 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The credibility of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is at zero and everything they say, according to critics, must be 'fact-checked' because of their history of deliberate misinformation.

September 5th, 2018
Schools reopen: Isabella Morris Primary remains close

WEST END, Tortola, VI - The Isabella Morris Primary School located in Carrot Bay, West End, Tortola, is not likely to be re-opened before 2019 as the government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is sill deliberating whether or not they will convert the school into a Junior High School.

September 5th, 2018
Gov’t ends funding for Paraquita Bay farmers—Hipolito D. Penn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has decided to end funding for farming in the Paraquita Bay area—a shocking revelation dropped by Independent Candidate for the upcoming General Elections, Mr Hipolito D. Penn.

September 5th, 2018
Multiple storms building in Atlantic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Authorities are currently monitoring multiple weather systems developing in the Atlantic Ocean and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being cautioned to exercise vigilance.





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