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September 11th, 2018
Chad Lettsome Wins “Present Your Start-Up Caribbean”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islander, Chad Lettsome was named the best start-up in the second edition of Present Your Startup Caribbean in Curaçao last month.

September 11th, 2018
Don’t wait for the last minute – Water & Sewerage Dept appeals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Water and Sewerage (DW&S) of the Virgin Islands (VI), has issued a call for residents to be proactive in safeguarding one of the most important commodities for life – water.

September 11th, 2018
PM Browne questions why nation left out of US interview waiver programme

Antigua Observer

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda is having a hard time understanding why the twin-island state as well as two other member states of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean (OECS), were not included in the list of countries that are to benefit from the United States (U.S.) interview waiver programme for people renewing their visas.

September 11th, 2018
US threatens ICC judges with sanctions

Al Jazeera News

The United States launched a blistering verbal attack on the International Criminal Court (ICC) and threatened sanctions against its judges if they proceed with a probe into alleged war crimes by Americans in Afghanistan.

September 10th, 2018
Bayside Blazers Jr & Sr demolish opponents in weekend STS League games

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI –‘Bayside Blazers’ on Friday, September 7, 2018, demolished ‘Young Empire’ 132-49, when action continued in the Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed (STS) Basketball National League 2018 at Duff’s Bottom.

September 10th, 2018
Prisoners describe conditions in St Lucia as ‘barbaric’

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online, first and accurately reported that the remaining prisoners from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) at Balsam Ghut, who were sent to St Lucia—following Hurricane Irma—had been returned to Tortola, on September 6, 2018.

September 10th, 2018
Mapp special assistant allegedly strangles wife

VI CONSORTIUM

SION FARM, St Croix, USVI — Mr Gregory Rafael Naar, a special assistant to Governor Kenneth Mapp, was charged on Saturday (September 8, 2018) by the VIPD, with assault and simple assault after allegedly strangling his wife, which hindered her ability to breathe.

September 10th, 2018
Many still roofless as Hurricane approaches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many families in the Territory may have to utilise shelters or seek cover with families, friends or neighbours in the likelihood of a severe storm during this hurricane season as one year after their homes were destroyed by Hurricane Irma , they are yet to be fixed.

September 10th, 2018
VI cyclists cleared for Int’l meets without prior secondary approval

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands’ Cycling Federation (BVICF), is now cleared to participate in cycling events in any discipline worldwide as an Independent body, without prior approval from a secondary body.

September 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Tropical Storm ‘Isaac’ upgrades to Hurricane status

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tropical Storm ‘Isaac’ has been upgraded to ‘Hurricane’ status and continues to pose a threat to the Territory, according to the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), in an advisory issued on Sunday evening, September 9, 2018.



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