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November 12th, 2013
Local entrepreneur alleges discrimination in trade licence delay

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – One local entrepreneur has alleged that he is being discriminated against, after having applied for a trade licence for a year and not receiving approval to date allegedly because of complaints.

September 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Police investigating circumstances in boating death

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding a boating incident which resulted in injuries to the boat captain and the death of the only passenger, Chaim Todman, 34, of Johnson Ghut, in Jost Van Dyke yesterday afternoon.

August 21st, 2013
JVD residents protest deplorable Immigration booth condition

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of Jost Van Dyke have expressed complaints about the current deplorable state of the information waiting booth that adjoins the Immigration section at Great Harbour.

May 6th, 2013
JVD resident calls for strict regulation on holding tanks, fuel disposal

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – With the booming tourism sector that continues to sustain the Virgin Islands’ economy, one resident has expressed concern that this may have come at a significant price to the Territory’s environment in certain areas.

April 7th, 2013
JVD Action Committee repairs Great Harbour Dock

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – The JVD Action Committee continues to show its worth through deeds and proactive engagements as were undertaken yesterday, April 6, 2013.

March 26th, 2013
UPDATE: Tobago goats to be eliminated completely – Smith-Abbott

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Director of the National Parks Trust (NPT), Mr Joseph Smith-Abbott has confirmed that goats on Great and Little Tobago are to be eliminated completely.

March 25th, 2013
Don’t blame Ministers; get Chamber of Commerce – JVD businessman

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Businessman, Kent Bernier, has recommended that residents of the island of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) establish a Chamber of Commerce as a means to solving some of the many problems they face.

March 23rd, 2013
JVD business owners blast uncaring drivers; Police

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI - Residents of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) have condemned the alleged uncaring acts of drivers who constantly speed along the beach front area of Great Harbour much to the detriment of others along their path.

March 22nd, 2013
Tourist Board to select Ad Agency for fall campaign – Director

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Director of the BVI Tourist Board, Mrs Sharon Flax-Mars has underscored the importance of all stakeholders becoming involved in the tourism efforts of the Territory.

March 19th, 2013
UPDATE: Alleged change in legal fee leaves JVD man uncertain of rep.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown expressed that it was not ready to proceed with the assault matter for Dean Callwood today, March 19, 2013 as priority had been given to two earlier matters scheduled for hearing today.



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