ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Territory continues to be affected by heavy rainfall, Government today November 7, 2014 sent home non-essential staff early, closing off Government offices and schools earlier than usual as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued a flash flood watch.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Gonzalo veers north avoiding the Virgin Islands, the hurricane warning for the Territory has been discontinued and a tropical storm warning is now in effect, say personnel from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), who also confirmed that normal services are resuming throughout the Territory.
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) feel left out in the wilderness claiming that they are being treated with scant regard when it comes to the issue of electricity generation and distribution for both commercial and domestic purposes.
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – As they too are being faced with the consequences of economic hardship, residents of Jost Van Dyke cried shame on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, blasting them for not supporting local small contractors on the island.
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI - An atmosphere of revelry filled the air as thousands of patrons from far and wide rang in the New Year in the Virgin Islands to the soothing sounds of Jamaican reggae legend Bunny Wailer and enticing lyrics of Dance Hall sensation Chris Martin at Foxy’s Tamarind Bar in Jost Van Dyke.
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – LIME BVI customers are outraged at being left without landline and internet services for their homes and business in Jost Van Dyke (JVD) over the past few days and have expressed concerns that LIME BVI may not be doing enough to remedy the situation in a timely manner.
JOST VAN DYKE, VI – Following constant cries by residents of Jost Van Dyke to have some key facilities and services in place on the sister island, several government arms have taken necessary steps to ensure that actions were taken.