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October 14th, 2014
UPDATE: VI Govt. gives ‘all clear’ on Hurricane Gonzalo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Gonzalo veers north avoiding the Virgin Islands, the hurricane warning for the Territory has been discontinued and a tropical storm warning is now in effect, say personnel from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), who also confirmed that normal services are resuming throughout the Territory.

September 22nd, 2014
‘Get rid of derelict vehicles on VG!’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the ‘Speak Out BVI’ radio talk show last week Tuesday September 16, 2014 called in to place on record his concern about the many derelict vehicles on the sides of the roads and in people’s compounds in Virgin Gorda (VG) and their potential to harbour mosquitos thereby spreading diseases.

August 25th, 2014
‘Drunk & Driving?’ – Sistah Joyce among Passengers hurt in VG crash

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – It was just a case of hitching a ride to get home last Saturday night August 23, 2014 that landed Ms Joyce Searles aka Sistah Joyce and some other people including children in a near death experience along a main road in Valley, Virgin Gorda.

July 25th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Tonya S. Vanterpool

By Nikolai J. Earle

Meet our Young Professional for this week – the bright, ambitious yet humble Tonya S. Vanterpool whose goal is to become a certified accountant and work at the highest tier possible and who also hopes to make a difference in her community by volunteering her time and energy to ensure young people are prepared for life academically and professionally.

July 19th, 2014
CIL celebrates 2 years since opening VG branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – After opening its doors on Virgin Gorda two years ago, Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) yesterday marked the occasion with a customer appreciation event featuring music and food at its Watts Building office, Valley, Virgin Gorda.

June 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: Ex 1st Lady Rev. Edris O’Neal flown overseas for treatment‎

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former First Lady Rev. Edris O’Neal OBE had to be flown overseas over the weekend for medical treatment after spending some days in hospital here.

June 20th, 2014
AVM awareness walk on VG tomorrow

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When Ms Becky Felicien of Virgin Gorda lost her daughter Demiah O. O’Neal suddenly and unexpectedly on January 30, 2014, she educated herself on the condition that took her daughter away at the tender age of 11 years old and thought she should share her newfound knowledge for the benefit of others.

June 19th, 2014
Devon U. Osborne says he's ready to be 9th District Representative

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – At the General meeting called by the leadership of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) last night June 18, 2014, former Press Secretary Mr Devon U. Orborne announced that he was ready to run for the position of Ninth District Representative.

June 16th, 2014
‎Several Haitian families held in VG for illegal entry

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - During the course of last week Police and Immigration Officers in the line of duty on Virgin Gorda stumbled upon over 25 Haitian nationals who were suspected to have entered the Territory illegally.

May 26th, 2014
Dominican Rep. duo found guilty of harbouring escapee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jose Ramon Delar Rosa and Maria Samuel of the Dominican Republic were found guilty by Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards on May 23, 2014 of conspiracy to smuggle migrants.

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