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December 7th, 2018
SHAME! Hon Vanterpool regrets condition at Fire Station Building

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With news of some 30 Fire and Rescue Officers working in unsanitary conditions at the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service Building, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) — in an attempt to damage control the situation — hastily called a press conference late Thursday afternoon, December 6, 2018.

December 6th, 2018
J.R. O’Neal Botanical Garden blooms again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30, 2018, The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was formally re-opened, having been destroyed by the hurricanes of 2017 which ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 6th, 2018
‘Irma Diaries’ brings perspective to Climate Change for Asian Business Leaders

BANGKOK, Thailand, - The Irma Diaries and its message of the dangers of Climate Change, was presented with a ‘human perspective’ on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, to members of the Task Force on Green Business of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

December 5th, 2018
Report: 59% USVI children lived in single-parent homes in 2014

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - According to the 2016 USVI Kids Count Data Book published by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (C.F.V.I) on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, as of 2014, more than half of the territory’s children — 59 percent— were living in single-parent homes, even as the number of children in married-parent families increased to 39 percent.

December 4th, 2018
Oops! SUV hits curb @ Joes Hill

JOES HILL, Tortola, VI – Within the last hour, our roving camera discovered a small Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), that ran up on the side in the area of Joes Hill, on the main island of Tortola.

December 2nd, 2018
Oops! Is it a car deal?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A SUV seems to have ran through a steel fence at Tortola Auto Group (TAG), in the area of Prospect Reef/Fisher's Lane in Road Town, Tortola.

December 2nd, 2018
‘Santa’ fetes VI youths for ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI – 'Santa Claus' proved once again to be the main attraction of the 2018 edition of ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’ last evening, December 1, 2018, as throngs of youths and adults flooded DeCastro Street, in the heart of Road Town, Tortola, for the close of the two-day event to usher in the 'festive season.'

December 1st, 2018
Poor Governance and Jack the Investor

By Dickson C. Igwe

Investors place their nest egg where there is stability, safety, security, transparency, and predictability. Good governance is critical to Jack the Investor.

December 1st, 2018
Nagico sponsors HLSCC’s 'A Jam for a Cause'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of its mandate to support the rebuilding of the Virgin Islands (VI) – following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 – Nagico Insurances presented a sponsorship cheque to the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), to aid in hosting a fundraising musical showcase at its Paraquita Bay Campus, today, Saturday, December 1, 2018.

November 30th, 2018
Christmas on DeCastro Street turns 20

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2018 edition of Christmas on ‘DeCastro’ Street marked its 20th anniversary today, November 30, 2018, and will be celebrated in reverence of the late Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, the former District Five Representative.

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