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October 5th, 2012
Infrastructure rehabilitation gets underway in Jost Van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Construction work to improve the road network on Jost Van Dyke began on October 4, 2012 as part of the Government of the Virgin Islands’ and Caribbean Development Bank’s (CBD) Infrastructure Rehabilitation Loan Project.

September 11th, 2012
Jost Van Dyke continues to be overlooked – Rajah Smith

GREAT HABOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Resident of Jost Van Dyke, Rajah Smith felt that the island was continually being overlooked with regard to having its concerns being addressed.

August 13th, 2012
CCT improves service in Jost Van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CCT would like to inform its valued customers that cellular service levels have been fully restored in Jost Van Dyke and surrounding areas. CCT's investigation in to the degradation in service revealed issues affecting one of the cellular sites used to provide service.

July 23rd, 2012
Transportation & ambulance top sister islands health care needs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have their share of concerns in the health care service that they receive, and while most residents say the service is satisfactory, there is room for improvement with the need for transportation from the island in the case of an emergency and having an ambulance-type service on island among their top needs.

July 19th, 2012
UPDATE – Fly baits put on JVD, dumpsite to be cleared

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following an “emergency invitation” issued by a resident of Jost Van Dyke to the Minister for Health Hon. Ronnie Skelton to visit the island to address garbage pile up on the island and flies, fly baits have been placed on the island and a commitment to clear the dump site.

July 10th, 2012
New Police stations for Road Town & East End!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Plans are currently being drawn up for new Road Town and East End Police stations, revealed the Territory’s acting Commissioner of Police, which would cost a few million dollars to construct.

July 5th, 2012
JVD & Anegada: We still want our own District & District Rep!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an article written by this news site nine months prior to the general elections of November 2011, residents of the sister island Jost Van Dyke were calling for their own District and to have their own District Representative. More than a year later, their concerns and views remain the same with residents of Anegada also calling for their own representation.

June 25th, 2012
US visitor pronounced dead today after diving incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An American male visitor was pronounced dead at Peebles Hospital this afternoon, June 25, 2012, after experiencing apparent difficulties while in the water near Sandy Pit.

June 23rd, 2012
St. Georges cops top students at Primary Five Examinations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The top students of the Territory at this year’s Primary Five Examinations are from the St. Georges Primary School.

April 25th, 2012
Residents - Gov’t ignoring sister-islands, giving “all attention” to Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) is known for its beaches, historical sites, architecture and its flourishing economy. The VI is dubbed to be one of the most prosperous islands in the Caribbean with the highest income generators in tourism and financial services.



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