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September 3rd, 2018
Miss Yadali Thomas Santos intent on placing in top 5 @ Int'l Pageant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is yet to place in the international leg of the Miss World pageant since its first participation in 1986, with Miss Anthonia B. Lewis, a fact not lost on 2018 hopeful, Miss Yadali Thomas Santos.

September 3rd, 2018
Economy performing well post hurricanes –Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands' (VI) Chief Legislator with responsibility for its Finances, outgoing Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), says the Territory is doing well, in its comeback after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

September 3rd, 2018
UPDATE: Rainy day ahead for VI; floods, unstable soil conditions likely

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated that a tropical wave will continue to enhance unstable weather conditions across the territory today, September 3, 2018, as it crosses the area.

September 1st, 2018
Young Empire & Knights dominate ‘Save the Seed’ Basketball League’s opening night

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League 2018, kicked off on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre, in Duff's Bottom with Young Empire defeating Da 3RD and Knights prevailing over Warrias by a mere one point.

September 1st, 2018
Arliene T. Penn Out! as Communications Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms Arliene T. Penn has been booted as Communications Director in the Virgin Islands (VI) government and has since been placed to “act as Executive Private Secretary, Office of the Governor effective August 20, 2018.”

September 1st, 2018
NDP’s ‘lawlessness’ stigmatises debate on ‘Self-Determination’—Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Self-Determination and, or Independence, is a conversation which needs to be had but the ‘lawlessness’ demonstrated in the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) rule over the Virgin Islands (VI), has stigmatised the necessary national discourse.

August 31st, 2018
Duncan Vindicated? Speedy arrest in Jerry’s murder result of more RVIPF resources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Governor, John S. Duncan's decision, to take money from the coffers to allocate to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is being seen as vindicated, with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), conceding that it was the additional resources that led to the quick breakthrough in the recent murder of 25-year-old, Jerry Castro-Felix.

August 31st, 2018
'Flash flooding' inundates Tortola 'trouble spots'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Heavy rains across the Territory yesterday, August 30, 2018, saw water accumulating in low-lying areas, causing flash flooding in a number of key sections of the Capital of the Virgin Islands (VI), Road Town, on Tortola.

August 30th, 2018
Showers to continue into the evening; flash flood warning in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave continues to affect the Virgin Islands (VI) today, August 30, 2018, causing the current heavy rains to continue into the evening, in addition to some flooding.

August 30th, 2018
VI Attorneys awarded prestigious UK 'scholarship’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders Ms Brittney S. Smith and Mr Hakim T. Creque, are recipients of the prestigious Chevening scholarship.



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