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September 7th, 2018
UK is not an open cheque book for VI – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst calls for the United Kingdom (UK) government to inject more monies into the Virgin Islands (VI), to primarily aid in its recovery—after hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated the islands on September 6, 2017—sitting Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, made it clear, the UK is not an open cheque book to the Territory.

September 7th, 2018
VI Gov’t inks contract for rehabilitative works 8-years later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), on September 6, 2018, inked a contract with Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Limited, to execute rehabilitation works at Windy Hill, Tortola under the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Project scope.

September 7th, 2018
DDM monitors two more weather systems

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Hurricane Centre’s (NHC) latest advisory, has reduced the strength of Hurricane ‘Florence’ while two Disturbances in the Eastern Atlantic continue to develop.

September 6th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: It’s all In the flags @ NBVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, September 6, 2018, our roving camera observed the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) has a new look.

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).

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