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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
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Chenaye K. Duncan

By M Gary Eleazar

“Girls are made of sugar and spice, and all things nice” is a rhyme echoed in the ears of little girls when growing up and this week’s Young Professional, personifies a young woman defined by big dreams, determination and a creative spark that cannot be doused.

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 7th, 2018
Police busts dangerous gang: Arrest five with guns, fake plates

Kaieteur News

GROVE EBD, Guyana, SA - Police have dismantled a gang that is believed to be linked to a recent multimillion dollar heist, after intercepting a car with five men yesterday at Samatta Point Grove, East Bank Demerara.

September 7th, 2018
Brazil's presidential front-runner, stabbed at rally

BBC News

The front-runner in Brazil's presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, has been stabbed at a campaign rally.

September 6th, 2018
Remaining 10 Prisoners return to Tortola from St Lucia, September 6, 2018

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Sometime after 3:00 PM today, Thursday, September 6, 2018, the remaining 10 prisoners who were sent to St Lucia almost a year ago—after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut—were returned to Tortola.

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 later the VI is still struggling to recover from Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One year later, today, September 6, 2018, after Hurricane Irma—a killer category five storm—ripped apart the Virgin Islands (VI), many of the infrastructure remains the same.

September 6th, 2018
'Human Chain' for Irma anniversary observance

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI - A human chain will be formed at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island this Saturday, September 8, 2018, in observation of the 1st anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Irma.



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