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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
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.

September 4th, 2018
You can only have one leader @ a time—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier, Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), has lashed out at public perception that Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has surrendered leadership of the country to his National Democratic Party (NDP) successor, Honourable Myron V. Walwn (AL).

September 4th, 2018
Hon Vanterpool struggles to justify $40M overrun on Pier Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), insists that the $85M spent on the Tortola Pier Park in the Capital City of Road Town, Tortola, represents a good investment and that the perceived overruns in the cost, is due to the inadequate designs originally pursued.

September 4th, 2018
Brits must now see VI Constitutional Reform as important

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The United Kingdom (UK) will have to see Constitutional Reform in the Virgin Islands (VI) as important, if written submissions by residents and belongers, to the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs’ review of future relations with Overseas Territories, are taken seriously.

September 3rd, 2018
Youths trained to collect data in SMART Communities Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A group of Virgin Islands (VI) teenagers and young adults have received training in the application of a Community Engagement Survey and will become more engaged in data collection in their communities.

September 3rd, 2018
House of Assembly resumes on September 13, 2018; Speech from Throne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, September 13, 2018, according to spokesman, Mr Linton V. Leonard.





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