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September 1st, 2015
Too much talk and no action on issues affecting VI- Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator and talk show host Donald E. de Castro is pushing to have the non-profit body Virgin Islanders for a Better Virgin Islands resuscitated after a lull of over two decades but is finding it challenging to attract persons to commit themselves to the cause.

August 31st, 2015
Family intensifies public assistance appeal for T'shonda Dore

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - T’Shonda Dore suffers from scoliosis (curvature in the spine) which threatens to damage one of her lungs if surgery is not done soon. And while the child can only be treated with pain killers by the local Peebles Hospital it wouldn’t be enough for her to sit a full day in school.

August 31st, 2015
No politics behind 1st District Homework Programme – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has silenced the doubters who cast aspersions as to why he created his afternoon homework programme Bambelela, which means Never Give Up in one of the African languages.

August 30th, 2015
Tara K. Stoutt to 'fire up' 1st District youth today

WEST END, Tortola, VI - First District youth, teachers in the District, as well as parents/guardians of the District, are set to be energised by this year's motivational speaker to take on the upcoming 2015-2016 school year in a manner that will take each of them to excellence and beyond.

August 30th, 2015
Dominica food drive receives massive VI support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘One Caribbean’ seemed to be the theme yesterday, August 29, 2015 as residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) came out in large numbers in support of food drives across Tortola, collecting non-perishables to send off to the tropical storm damaged island of Dominica.

August 29th, 2015
40 complete annual D1 B/ball camp with international coach

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The annual First District Basketball Camp yesterday Friday August 28, 2015 successfully concluded with some 40 youngsters of the district participating in the camp that also saw parents being a part of the sessions.

August 28th, 2015
Rotaract Club of Tortola holds ‘School Supply Drive’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Rotaract Club of Tortola on August 22, 2015 held a School Supply Drive at both the Bolos and Island Services parking lots in Road Town.

August 28th, 2015
‘Don’t get complacent!’ – DDM’s Philomena N. Robertson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information and Education Manager at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Philomena N. Robertson said that while things might be returning to normal people should not get complacent as another storm is brewing.

August 28th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘All clear! It’s back to work!’ – says NEOC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has advised residents of the Virgin Islands that the Acting Governor, Mrs. V. Inez Archibald, CBE in consultation with the Director of the National Emergency Operations Centre, Ms Sharleen S. DaBreo is satisfied that the immediate threat posed by Tropical Storm Erika to the territory is over.

August 27th, 2015
Hon Fahie meets with Hon Pickering as meetings with Gov't continue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has again engaged with a Minister of the National Democratic Party Government, this time with Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, to discuss issues affecting the district.

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