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January 6th, 2016
JVD 'suffering' without Govt backhoe- Residents

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of the sister island of Jost Van Dyke are appealing to the Government to return a backhoe loader which was removed from the island about six years ago for repairs and never returned.

January 5th, 2016
‘JVD road a death trap’ – Gerald A. Chinnery

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Built almost 14 years ago, a key road linking the extremities of the sister island of Jost Van Dyke has been left unfinished and in an almost impassable state unless one is a skilful driver with a specialised vehicle.

January 4th, 2016
UPDATE: Body of female recovered in JVD waters identified

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – The body recovered in waters off Road Harbour in Jost van Dyke on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2016 has been identified as Puerto Rico national Melissa Natalia Tomas-Abadia.

January 4th, 2016
UPDATE: ‘No goat on my plate!’ – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Representative for the Second District Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull disclosed that he has not had any goat meat for the past two and a half weeks following the allegations of goat poisoning on Jost Van Dyke and its surrounding islands.

December 22nd, 2015
JVD residents allege goats being poisoned on nearby islands

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Persons on Jost van Dyke are alleging that a number of goats have been poisoned in a bid to stop the domesticated animals from foraging on the nearby islands of Big Tobago and Little Tobago and disrupting conservation programmes.

December 10th, 2015
Bajan band ‘NexCyx to headline Foxy’s 2015 Old Year’s Night Celebration

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – The highly anticipated Foxy’s Old Year’s Night Celebration on Jost Van Dyke is on this year, December 31, 2015, with Bajan band NexCyx to deliver the feature performance.

September 15th, 2015
BVI Food Fete 2015 launched @ historical Callwood Distilleries

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The BVI Tourist Board yesterday evening, September 14, 2015, launched its calendar of activities and events for this year’s BVI Food Fete as the territory seeks to continue to make gains into the culinary tourism market to add to the natural beauty and nature of the territory.

August 2nd, 2015
JVD water restored following numerous complaints

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - A businessman of Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke has complained of not having water for days which not only affected his businesses but also others in the area.

May 16th, 2015
‘Healthcare, jobs priorities for JVD’ – Rajah A. Smith

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Virgin Islands Party candidate for the Second District, Rajah A. Smith is determined to hit the ground running following the elections of June 8, 2015 as he said if he is elected he would immediately begin to tackle issues such as healthcare and employment as priority areas on the island.

November 7th, 2014
Heavy rains, flood watch force closure of Govt offices, schools

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.

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