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September 5th, 2019
RTW Group sets fundraiser for hurricane ravaged Bahamas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands responds with humanitarian efforts following the devastation of parts of the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian, Road Town Wholesale Group of Companies has announced that starting Friday, September 6, 2019, RiteWay Food Markets, Fine Foods and Cash and Carry locations across the Virgin Islands (VI) will launch a territory-wide campaign, that will give customers an opportunity to support the residents of the Bahamas through donations at store checkout counters.

September 4th, 2019
Rotary aims to raise in excess of $50k from Bahamas relief telethon

WICKHAM’S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- When the three rotary clubs in the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with their youth clubs across the territory, open up the phone lines to take donations for hurricane ravaged Bahamas, they will be doing so with at least $15,000 already in hand.

September 3rd, 2019
VI Officers off to assist hurricane ravaged Bahamas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following statements from Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the Virgin Islands (VI) is committed to helping with the recovery of ‘Dorian Battered’ Bahamas, two public officers from the territory are heading to the island to offer assistance.

September 3rd, 2019
7 receive Philanthropic Awards from Miss World BVI Committee

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been applauded for willingly taking the baton of Miss World BVI 2019 Premier's Beauty with a Purpose Philanthropic Awards, resulting in seven being awarded this year.

September 2nd, 2019
Miss World BVI was denied scholarship under NDP Gov't

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Turned down for a government scholarship to study in the Performing Arts field, Rikkiya A. R. Brathwaite leaned on the pockets of her parents and pursued her dreams.

August 31st, 2019
Rikkiya A. R. Brathwaite crowned Miss World BVI 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ms Rikkiya A. R. Brathwaite, a 22-Year-old indigenous Virgin Islander has been crowned the 2019/2020 Miss World BVI.

August 31st, 2019
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On August 31, 2019, at 4:45 am, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network recorded an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.9 that was felt in the Virgin Islands.

August 31st, 2019
The UK Civil War

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit could very well be the swam song of the UK, with England going its way, to become the world's largest financial offshore destination, and Scotland and Northern Ireland becoming countries of the European Union

August 29th, 2019
NEOC deactivated; Weather no longer a threat - DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency, Mr Augustus J. U Jaspert, after consultation with the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and the Director of the National Emergency Operations Centre has deactivated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC).

August 29th, 2019
UPDATE: TB Lettsome Airport, Gov’t offices resume operations today, Aug. 29, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Virgin Islands being spared major damages following the passage of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, Government offices will reopen today, Thursday, August 29, 2019.

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