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October 16th, 2018
VISAR'S 450K Spirit of Tortola dedicated

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI: Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) commissioned its newest vessel, the $450k Spirit of Tortola which is seen as a major comeback one year after the 2017 disasters which also significantly impacted the rescue service.

October 15th, 2018
Nagico book drive thrills school children

It was a moment of much excitement and appreciation when children and teachers of Smart Mart Tutorial Academy & Kiddy’s Nook were presented with a number of story books, compliments of staff of Nagico Insurances BVI, on October 12, 2018.

October 15th, 2018
Crime went down 8% in year of Irma, 23% since 2013 – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Michael B. Matthews last Thursday, October 11, 2018, opened up to the Virgin Islands on the happenings within the Police Force since hurricane Irma via a PSI Online Radio interview.

October 15th, 2018
Mapp Administration and AFT to resume negotiations Friday

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: The Mapp administration will be back at the bargaining table on Friday with the American Federation of Teachers’ local chapters, Governor Kenneth Mapp made known during a press conference held in a conference room at WICO Monday.

October 15th, 2018
Domestic violence stats startling - Top CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Commissioner of Police (CoP) Michael B. Matthews is startled at the revelation that there has been little reduction in reported violent matters this year as it equally matches that for the same period of 2017.

October 14th, 2018
Inter Caribbean Airline lands on flat tire

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Air traffic at the Terrence B. Lettome International Airport on Beef Island came to a halt today Sunday October 14, 2018, around 3:30 PM when a DHC-6 Twin Otter landed.

October 13th, 2018
Anegada Airport closed due to non-working fire truck

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI: Word reaching our newsroom is that from yesterday October 12, 2018, the Captain Auguste George Airport on the sister island of Anegada has been closed.

October 13th, 2018
UPDATE: VI weather woes continue, flash flood watch in effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A new flash flood watch is being issued by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) following inclement weather across the Virgin Islands (VI) over the past 24 hours.

October 13th, 2018
Poor weather forces closure of Port Purcell Cargo Facility

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: As unstable weather conditions persist across the Virgin Islands (VI), the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has taken the decision to close its Purcell Cargo Facility today, October 13, 2018, due to the inclement weather.

October 12th, 2018
Unstable VI weather to persist over weekend - DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being cautioned by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), of possible showers and isolated thunderstorms affecting portions of the islands during the overnight and early morning hours.



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