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August 5th, 2018
DDM warns of unstable weather conditions across VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being cautioned by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), of possible showers and thunderstorms across the Territory—this as storms increase in intensity as the 2018 hurricane season progresses.

August 4th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: A Basketball camp & two veteran players

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the third year running, the K & J Basketball Summer Camp is currently underway at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex, in Road Town, the Capital City.

August 4th, 2018
Measuring VI indebtedness part 1

Dickson C. Igwe

Accurate statistics, and sound economic metrics, are critical to engineering economic recovery for the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 4th, 2018
Dexta Daps now set to headline Thursday’s ‘Festiville’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Jamaican Dancehall star ‘Dexta Daps’ is now scheduled to perform in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, August 9, 2018, having missed his originally scheduled headline performance for the Official Opening of Emancipation 2018 Festival Celebrations on Friday, August 3, 2018.

August 2nd, 2018
RDA & DWM begins aggressive debris clearance programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Department of Waste Management (DWM) has partnered to clean up debris on Tortola and Jost van Dyke left from the passages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 2nd, 2018
VI Gov’t wins compensation claims over 2006 ‘Oil Spill’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) was awarded the sum of $221,935.86 for clean-up costs, as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the VI waters in 2006.

August 2nd, 2018
Volunteerism and Politics

Donald E. de Castro

Volunteerism is defined as simply volunteering oneself, to serve ones’ community without compensation. Unfortunately, because of greed many volunteer organisations world-wide have been robbed by their Executive Officers.

August 2nd, 2018
Hon Walwyn blames NDP for being slow to respond to allegations of corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), and Co-Leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has admitted that the party’s ‘old guard’ had ‘dropped the ball,’ in defending itself against the corruption allegations made by several persons, including a former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, the media, civil society and the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

August 2nd, 2018
"But be happy the Brits ended the slave trade"

Thomas C. Famous

A quote from someone upset about the way Britain has been portrayed about its role in the global slave trade. They attempt to make 'emancipation' sound as if this was an act of 'divine generosity,' on the part of the British.

July 31st, 2018
Fuel Tank falls from hauler; interrupts morning traffic

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI - It was around 8:45 AM this morning, Tuesday July 31, 2018, a fuel tank dislodged from the hauler carrying it and almost fell to the ground.



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