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August 24th, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I have started working in the 2nd District’ – Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – New Second District Representative Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull has commenced the work of addressing the needs of the district as he continues to make his mark as one of the youngest representatives of the people.

August 2nd, 2015
JVD water restored following numerous complaints

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - A businessman of Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke has complained of not having water for days which not only affected his businesses but also others in the area.

June 25th, 2015
Water supply returns to JVD after two weeks

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – After struggling with a water shortage for some two weeks, the lifesaving commodity has been restored on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke but residents insist it took the relevant authorities much too long to deal with the situation.

June 14th, 2015
Man reportedly drowns @ JVD

LITTLE HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Information reaching this news site from our Team of Reporters on Jost Van Dyke is that well known resident, Daniel 'Not Nice' Richards, reportedly drowned in waters off Little Harbour this evening, June 14, 2015.

May 16th, 2015
‘Healthcare, jobs priorities for JVD’ – Rajah A. Smith

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Virgin Islands Party candidate for the Second District, Rajah A. Smith is determined to hit the ground running following the elections of June 8, 2015 as he said if he is elected he would immediately begin to tackle issues such as healthcare and employment as priority areas on the island.

May 13th, 2015
‘Justify snap elections or I not voting NDP’ – Rudolph E. George

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Mr Rudolph E. George aka ‘Rudy’, a prominent businessman on Jost Van Dyke and close friend of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D Orlando Smith, is calling on the leader of government business to give solid reasons for calling elections before the end of the legal four year term.

May 11th, 2015
JVD residents shun NDP politicians

LITTLE HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI - The “step child” status of sister island residents has resulted in a number of persons on Jost Van Dyke shunning National Democratic Party (NDP) politicians and their alleged cronies as residents there ‎have told them plainly, “don't come knocking at our doors now".

March 23rd, 2015
‘Brace for more trouble when cruise pier re-opens’ – Concerned residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the sister islands of Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke are trying to conceptualise the reality that will hit when the Cruise Pier re-opens next month as they said issues of overcrowding at safety at the beaches were not taken into consideration by government in their planning.

February 11th, 2015
JVD residents say new boat charges too high

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Persons residing on the sister island of Jost van Dyke are peeved with the institution of a new boat charge which they say places operators at a disadvantage as the increase is steep in their estimation.

October 14th, 2014
UPDATE: VI Govt. gives ‘all clear’ on Hurricane Gonzalo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Gonzalo veers north avoiding the Virgin Islands, the hurricane warning for the Territory has been discontinued and a tropical storm warning is now in effect, say personnel from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), who also confirmed that normal services are resuming throughout the Territory.



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