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September 11th, 2018
Don’t wait for the last minute – Water & Sewerage Dept appeals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Water and Sewerage (DW&S) of the Virgin Islands (VI), has issued a call for residents to be proactive in safeguarding one of the most important commodities for life – water.

September 10th, 2018
Bayside Blazers Jr & Sr demolish opponents in weekend STS League games

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI –‘Bayside Blazers’ on Friday, September 7, 2018, demolished ‘Young Empire’ 132-49, when action continued in the Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed (STS) Basketball National League 2018 at Duff’s Bottom.

September 10th, 2018
Prisoners describe conditions in St Lucia as ‘barbaric’

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online, first and accurately reported that the remaining prisoners from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) at Balsam Ghut, who were sent to St Lucia—following Hurricane Irma—had been returned to Tortola, on September 6, 2018.

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 10th, 2018
VI cyclists cleared for Int’l meets without prior secondary approval

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands’ Cycling Federation (BVICF), is now cleared to participate in cycling events in any discipline worldwide as an Independent body, without prior approval from a secondary body.

September 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Tropical Storm ‘Isaac’ upgrades to Hurricane status

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tropical Storm ‘Isaac’ has been upgraded to ‘Hurricane’ status and continues to pose a threat to the Territory, according to the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), in an advisory issued on Sunday evening, September 9, 2018.

September 8th, 2018
Hearing impairment to be highlighted in lecture series

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A lecture series titled “Oh Be Careful, Little Ears Can You Hear” that will focus on hearing impairment, diagnostics modalities of treatment and speech development will be launched next week.

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 8th, 2018
Primary Health Services gets new leadership after 5-year absence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local specialist Pediatrician with the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Dr Natasha D. Frett, has been appointed Director of Primary Healthcare Services (PHS), effective September 1, 2018.

September 8th, 2018
Tropical Storm, possible hurricane bears down on VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two weather systems that are being closely monitored by the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), have been upgraded as they approach the Caribbean with a likelihood of reaching the Territory.

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