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September 12th, 2018
Natalie O. Hodge is Deputy Chief Information Officer (ag)

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms Natalie O. Hodge has been appointed to act as Deputy Chief Information Officer in the Department of Information and Public Relations effective July 9, 2018, according to the Government Information Service (GIS) in a press statement today, September 12, 2013.

September 12th, 2018
Another St Lucian gets top Job in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that Saint Lucian native, Shawn Innocent, has been appointed as a full-time Magistrate for a period of six months, with effect from September 3, 2018.

September 12th, 2018
Ports Authority seeks $5M more from First Caribbean Bank

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in 2014 that the BVI Ports Authority obtained a $50 million loan from First Caribbean International Bank, to help fund the Ports Development project.

September 12th, 2018
Speaker’s impartial rule now in question?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ability of the Speaker of the House of Assembly—Ms Ingrid A. Moses Scatfliffe—to preside over its sittings as an impartial adjudicator, is being called into question—in light of in light of reports, she will be running for Office, as an At-Large Candidate, on the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) ticket.

September 12th, 2018
Earthquake hits VI ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) was today, September 12, 2018, at 12:18 AM, hit with a magnitude 4.0 earthquake, recorded by the Puerto Rico Seismic Network and reported by the VI’s Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

September 12th, 2018
Anger at the State

Jamaica Observer

Angry residents of Swallowfield in St Andrew last night (September 11, 2018) launched a second attack on the police and set fire to a blockade they mounted on Old Hope Road in their continued protest against the fatal shooting by cops of a 17-year-old male from the community Monday night.

September 12th, 2018
Afghanistan: Death toll soars to 68 in suicide bomb attack

Al Jazeera News

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Tuesday has risen to 68, with 165 wounded, a government official said.

September 11th, 2018
Archie, Smith & Ronnie Out! Grant, Moses & Underhill In! as NDP At Large!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Executive Committee of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has voted on its At-Large slate for the upcoming General Elections.

September 11th, 2018
SOL St Lucia wins major BVIEC fuel contract over Delta Petroleum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands’ Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), has awarded a major fuel contract to SOL St Lucia Limited (Ltd), to supply the government run utility with fuel and lubricants for the next five years.

September 11th, 2018
‘Shift system’ continues in new school year—Hon Walwyn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘shift system’ imposed in schools following the 2017 devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, will have to continue as the 2018/2019 School-Year begins.



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