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October 3rd, 2019
CGB Beach 'should never be closed'- Bishop John I. Cline

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - The Cane Garden Bay Beach has been closed due to the presence of 'dangerous bacteria' in the water; however, outspoken Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom, Tortola, Mr John I. Cline says the government should not have allowed news of the closure of the popular beach to be plastered in news headlines, since according to him, it sends the wrong message regarding the territory's ability to preserve its natural environment.

October 2nd, 2019
School children told they 'not too young to speak up’ against Domestic Violence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A family that lost someone to domestic violence has lauded the critical role of Family Support Network (FSN) in the territory and urged a group of school children of all ages to not be afraid to speak up against domestic violence.

October 2nd, 2019
VI has nothing to fear about release of 'sterile' male mosquitoes in USVI- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) make moves to control its mosquito population through the release of sterile male mosquitoes as a form of pest control, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), Dr Ronald E. Georges says the Virgin Islands has nothing to fear.

October 1st, 2019
VI meets September deadline to submit 'Plan of Action' to UK- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the United Kingdom (UK) Government agreeing to address Virgin Islands (VI) concerns over the stipulations of the £300M loan guarantee for recovery and development, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that the territory has met the September deadline to present its plan of action to the UK on the way forward.

September 30th, 2019
This is our country!

Lorna M. George

In a world like today it is dangerous to run around like a chicken without a head. We must learn to think for ourselves and do not let anyone control our minds. This is exactly what's happening in this society.

September 30th, 2019
Local chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. launched

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The Black sisterhood organisation, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, has launched a chapter in the Virgin Islands (VI) and the local group will be moving to spearhead a number of community projects, the first of which is likely to be the adoption of a school.

September 29th, 2019
‘It’s our turn to help now’- Cromwell Smith on Bahamas Recovery

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI –Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, has urged all citizens to pitch in on recovery funds towards the Hurricane Dorian hit Bahamas.

September 28th, 2019
Rotary in talks to rehabilitate Roger Downing Boardwalk

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Rotary Club of Tortola has initiated discussions for the rehabilitation of the Roger Downing Boardwalk in Paraquita Bay and for the protection of the natural environment surrounding it.

September 27th, 2019
'Everything is back to normal'- BVIEC General Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The territory has seen no major destruction as a result of hurricanes or tropical storms that have passed so far for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

September 27th, 2019
Donald E.L. de Castro publishes book of VI of yesteryear

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Anyone wishing to get a glimpse into the Virgin Islands past, between the 1940s and 1960s at least, has an important resource to turn to, thanks to the work of Virgin Islander Mr Donald E.L. de Castro.

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