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December 17th, 2018
UPDATE: HoA abruptly ends until tomorrow, Dec 18, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After moving a motion for money, the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) was abruptly adjourned until Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

December 16th, 2018
Co-father of VI, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE turns 85!

McNAMARA, Tortola, VI - The Co-father of the Virgin Islands (VI) Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, turned 85 years of age on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

December 15th, 2018
The Caribbean's Economic Dilemma part B

By Dickson C. Igwe

Self-sufficient economies are good for national security, national health, and economic growth: non-self-sufficient economies are slave economies, dependent on foreign powers, for their existence.

December 14th, 2018
PHOTO of Day: Ex Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Ray A. Lewis Jr. was here!

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - It was an exciting day yesterday, Thursday, December 13, 2018, for youths of the Sea Cows Bay Basketball Ball Club (SCBBC) and children from the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) as former Baltimore Ravens football Linebacker Ray A. Lewis Jr., was on hand.

December 12th, 2018
‘Atlantic Discovery’ begins 3,000-mile row across Atlantic Ocean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With support from NAGICO, the ‘Atlantic Discovery’ team, is rowing from the Canary Islands to Antigua to raise money for the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

December 12th, 2018
Anegada continues to suffer; no airport runway lights

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Fifteen months after the devastation of Hurricane Irma and Maria of 2017, there is still no runway lights on the Captain Auguste George Airport, located on the sister island of Anegada.

December 12th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: ‘Looking a lot like Christmas’ @ RiteWay Food Markets

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - As the Territory gears up for the 2018 Christmas season—a year after the destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria left the Virgin Islands (VI) in distress—many residents are still struggling to bounce back.

December 12th, 2018
RDA CEO Paul D. Bayly dodges questions on $350K Super Salary

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - On the latest episode of ‘Honestly Speaking’ with host Claude O. Skelton-Cline, Expat and CEO of The Recovery & Development Agency (RDA), Mr Paul D. Bayly—a native of New Zealand and a former Permanent Secretary of Fiji—revealed that a whopping 40% of RDA staff in the Virgin Islands (VI) were sourced internationally.

December 12th, 2018
NAGICO gives back, paid out $720M plus in hurricane claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Insurance giant NAGICO Insurances has paid out in excess of $720M in hurricane claims according to the company’s Managing Director, Mr Shan Mohamed via a press briefing on Monday, December 10, 2018.

December 11th, 2018
Truck overturns @ Free Bottom, man trapped but safe

FREE BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Sometime after 11:00 am this morning Tuesday, December 11, 2018, a concert truck belonging to the Skelton Group of Companies, overturned in the area of Free Bottom on the main island of Tortola.


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