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August 25th, 2018
VI builds capacity to combat mosquito viruses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Vector control surveillance in the Territory was further strengthened with the hosting of a training workshop for the staff at the Environmental Health Division.

August 23rd, 2018
‘Blue ball’ removed from Plaza! Some claim it promotes ‘Devil worship’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a two-day, so called controversy, as a ‘blue ball’ (sculpture) was erected in Road Town, the Capital City.

August 23rd, 2018
PHOTO Of The Day: Palm Grove Shopping Centre No More!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was one of the earlier buildings on Wickhams Cay I, built as a mall.

August 23rd, 2018
Pension payments more than double in 10 years—AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2013 Auditor General Report laid on the table of the House of Assembly last month continues to highlight many issues.

August 23rd, 2018
Bishop Cline roasts NDPs 'dictatorship' rule

DUFF's BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Stewardship of the Virgin Islands (VI) in future will require, strong and courageous leadership, “not dictatorship—that is sort of what we now have.”

August 23rd, 2018
EU Directive a greater threat to VI’s Financial Services than ‘public registers’—Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is currently at risk of being ‘blacklisted’ by the European Union (EU) and this poses an even greater threat to the Territory’s Financial Services Industry and its economic wellbeing, than that of the United Kingdom (UK) imposed, ‘public registers’ Order.

August 22nd, 2018
Hon Turnbull appointed Minister for a day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Second District Representative, Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull, has been appointed Minister for Health and Social Development in the Virgin Islands (VI) government, for a day, on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

August 22nd, 2018
Public registers ‘fight’ will bring Constitutional review of UK powers over VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A legal fight between the United Kingdom (UK) and the Virgin Islands (VI), over the imposition of ‘public registers,’ will inevitably lead to a Constitutional review, with a focus on the powers of the UK to unilaterally impose legislation on the Territory.

August 22nd, 2018
VI youths get international support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) based Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) has been accepted as an international affiliate of the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA)—a world-leading youth development organisation.

August 22nd, 2018
$4.1M unaccounted for: Not included in Treasury’s record- AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Report of the Auditor General (AG) for 2013 continues to unearth some information that requires correction, according to AG Ms Sonia M. Webster.



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