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March 13th, 2019
Anegada, VG to get special ‘Development Fund’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ninth District, namely the sister islands of Virgin Gorda and Anegada, in the Virgin Islands (VI) are each earmarked for accelerated recovery and development, in addition to becoming 'energy independent' by 2025, with the implementation of the 9th District Development Fund.

March 3rd, 2019
NDP increased Airport fees before leaving Office

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP1) Government days before being ousted from Office approved an Order that would see the controversial development works at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, being financed in part by all passengers (including visitors and tourists) travelling in or out of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 25th, 2018
VG bound cocaine intercepted in T&T

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – A quantity of cocaine that was destined to land at North Sound, Virgin Gorda, in the Virgin Islands was this week intercepted by authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.

November 23rd, 2018
RDA hands out $766K contract to rebuild VG Police Barracks

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Contracts have been signed to commence the refurbishment of the police barracks next to the Virgin Gorda Police Station, “to provide fit-for-purpose accommodations of police officers.”

November 7th, 2018
Miss World Organisation donates supplies to Valley Day School

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI: The Miss World Organisation through Julia E. Morley made good on their promise to one of the school’s primary sponsors and community activist Mr Allington O. Creque aka “Gumption” with a with $5k supply donation to the Valley Day School.

October 18th, 2018
Iris O’neal Medical Centre to launch pledge fund

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: A New Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre Pledge programme will be launched on Virgin Gorda as efforts continue to improve health care services across the Territory.

October 11th, 2018
VG reduces dependency on landfills through recycling efforts

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has announced the revitalizing of the recycling programme in Virgin Gorda, in an effort to reduce the Territory’s dependency on landfill disposal.

October 9th, 2018
Virgin Gorda showdown in College Classic Series finale

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - In a time of 12 minutes and 12.07 seconds, high schooler Mekhi Walters of the O'Neal House of the Bregado Flax Educational Center's Secondary Division, stood out as he crossed the line first during the second race of the Virgin Gorda leg of the Mourant, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Classic Series on Saturday October 6, 2018.

August 20th, 2018
Tortola’s own ‘King Jerome’ releases ‘heartbreak hit’

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - From betrayal to beats and misery to music, Virgin Islander, Jerome E. Morton, continues transforming his heartbreak and pain into musical memories.

August 20th, 2018
3.2 magnitude quake strike 17 miles off Virgin Gorda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck the Virgin Islands (VI) on Sunday evening, August 19, 2018 at 10:25 PM, centered just 17 miles north of Virgin Gorda.

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