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April 11th, 2019
Hon Wheatley wants frugal spending on Festivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) some $300K in debt as accumulated under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the committee is looking to spend this year’s $710k budget as frugal and as wisely as possible given the current rebuilding atmosphere in the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 10th, 2019
Premier to lead nationwide clean-up campaign

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Plans are afoot for a comprehensive clean-up of the Virgin Islands (VI) led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 10th, 2019
VG Easter Festival lost religious touch?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival on the horizon, many are concerned that the festivities may have veered too far away from its religious roots in favour of a more social and cultural gathering.

April 8th, 2019
Know VI Constitution like the Bible - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and radio host Mr Claude. O. Skelton-Cline is urging the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to get themselves familiar with the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, just like they are familiar with the Bible and other religious texts.

April 8th, 2019
Raging fire engulfs vehicle @ Soldiers Hill

SOLDIERS HILL, Tortola VI – Sometime on Sunday, April 7, 2019, a car burst into flames as it was going up Soldiers Hill on the north eastern side of Tortola.

April 7th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ road gets quick attention

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Just a few weeks ago, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) announced that the long outstanding efforts to upgrade the dangerous road conditions in the areas of the Guard House/Threadfall in Sea Cows Bay, often called the ‘Elevator Hill’ will be addressed soon.

April 7th, 2019
RVIPF wants 15 new recruits for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking 15 young, indigenous men and women to join its ranks in 2019.

April 6th, 2019
West End Ferry Dock: Critical for Virgin Islands economic growth

By Dickson C. Igwe

In terms of value for money, investment in the West End Ferry Dock, is the most critical tourism and seaport investment the Virgin Islands can make, this early April 2019, and beyond.

April 5th, 2019
Gov’t invests in territory-wide early warning systems

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands will be financing the re-establishment and upgrade of a Territory-wide Multi Hazard Early Warning System to the tune of $1.5 million dollars.

April 5th, 2019
Autism Centre, Rainbow Children’s Home gets new playground

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – United BVI, a nonprofit foundation based in the Virgin Islands (VI), have taken up the mantle to donate a new playground to the Autism Centre and the Rainbow Children’s Home.

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