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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.

October 14th, 2014
UPDATE: VI Govt. gives ‘all clear’ on Hurricane Gonzalo

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.

August 23rd, 2014
JVD man caught with illegal firearm

WEST END, Tortola, VI - A Jost Van Dyke (JVD) man who is said to be no stranger to the courts was yesterday morning August 22, 2014 caught with an illegal firearm and taken into custody by officers on duty at the Sopher's Hole, West End, Ferry Dock.

July 21st, 2014
Electricity woes suppressing for JVD residents

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.

July 17th, 2014
Shame on NDP! Outsiders getting petty contracts on JVD – Resident

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.

July 14th, 2014
VIP Chairman & team to host JVD meeting on Wed.

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will on Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm hold a meeting on the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke and has invited members and supporters of the party to be present.

February 5th, 2014
JVD residents bemoan ‘ignored’ concerns

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) are appealing for an urgent fix to one of the main thoroughfares of the island, noting that it has been an eyesore for years and has been continuously neglected.

January 1st, 2014
UPDATE: Wailer & Martin wow massive crowd at Foxy's NYE event

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.

December 11th, 2013
JVD LIME customers frustrated at downtime for landline & internet

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.

November 28th, 2013
JVD gets new & renovated facilities for Xmas season

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.

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