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October 18th, 2019
Rosewood Little Dix Bay agrees to hire 250 locals- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 250 Virgin Islanders are expected to be employed by Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort in Virgin Gorda when it reopens early next year after closing since 2016 for renovations.

October 18th, 2019
Passport facial recognition checks fail to work with dark skin

BBC NEWS

When it launched a new passport checking service, the Home Office knew that it had trouble handling some shades of skin, a report in the New Scientist has revealed.

October 18th, 2019
Financial management workshop held for public officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Forty (40) Public Officers within the Government of the Virgin Islands were led through the basics of Budgeting, Entrepreneurship, Investment and Retirement Planning after participating in a financial management workshop.

October 18th, 2019
Booth @ QEII Bridge to promote VI heritage not to collect toll- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has cleared the air that the structure under construction at the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge that links Tortola and Beef Island is not for the purpose of collecting a toll but rather to further promote the history and heritage of the territory.

October 18th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Keanu J. George

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Describing himself as a young Christian man focused on living his best life for Jesus Christ, this week's Young Professional, Keanu J. George, is a student and entrepreneur residing in the United Kingdom (UK) while still flying the Virgin Islands (VI) flag through his apparels brand 'Virgin Islands Pride'.

October 18th, 2019
'I shouldn't be helping the Gov't, but I got to'- Hon Turnbull tells HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the Eleventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands commenced on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the HoA Chambers in Road Town, Tortola, legislators were already primed for what would be a long day of proceedings.

October 18th, 2019
Frustration expressed over lengthy court cases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A frustrated duo has said more should be done by the relevant authorities to speed up criminal cases at the Magistrate’s Court.

October 17th, 2019
HoA Members wear pink in support of Breast Cancer awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock and Members of the House wore pink to show their solidarity in the fight against Breast Cancer at the Seventh Sitting of the 1st Session of the Fourth House of Assembly.

October 17th, 2019
After a 2-year hiatus BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations set for Oct. 19, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Not held since the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

October 17th, 2019
'Greedy capitalists paying no heed to Climate Change'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Bahamas still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian that ravaged the country in September of 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says now more than ever, the region and especially the Virgin Islands (VI) must focus on building resilient economies to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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