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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.

August 30th, 2018
Premier Smith dismisses Hon Walwyn’s rant against UK

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outgoing Premier and Minster of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), has given the assurance his National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, will be making its submission to the United Kingdom's (UK) review of its future with its Overseas Territories (OTs)—by the September 3, 2018, deadline.

August 29th, 2018
Next cruise ship docks @ TPP in 2 weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The arrival of the ‘Disney Fantasy’ has signalled the return of the cruise industry to the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 29th, 2018
BVIAA gets $100K to rebuild A.O. Shirley Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) has secured a $100,000 grant, from its international governing body—the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF).

August 29th, 2018
VI develops ‘Management Strategy’ in wake of 2017 disasters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy and Programming Framework, is to be developed for the Virgin Islands (VI) for the next five years.



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