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August 16th, 2019
Installation of traffic lights in Road Town underway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities, Mr Andrew L St Hilaire has said the restoration of the traffic lights in Road Town has begun.

August 15th, 2019
HLSCC welcomes over 200 students for fall orientation

Paraquita Bay, Tortola, VI - New students were greeted with branded giveaways yesterday at the HLSCC fall 2019 Orientation ceremony before attending several engaging and informative presentations made to the group by the HLSCC team.

August 13th, 2019
Power outages expected today as BVIEC upgrades high voltage system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is notifying customers on Tortola, in the areas of Sophie Bay, that there will be no electricity supply today Tuesday, August 13, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 P.M

August 10th, 2019
RVIPF launches raffle for Ford Ranger XLT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has launched a Grand Vehicle Raffle as part of a major fundraiser drive for the force’s 2020 Police Week activities.

August 2nd, 2019
PAHO pushes for Maternity Protection Laws in Caribbean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) recommends that countries in Latin America and the Caribbean implement laws to ensure that working women are given the time and support they need to breastfeed. This includes adequate paid maternity leave and sufficient breastfeeding breaks upon return to work.

August 2nd, 2019
Primary Health Services return to Rosalind Penn Health Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Rosalind Penn Health Centre has been reopened and will now offer health care services to the communities of East End and Long Look.

July 30th, 2019
Disaster Preparedness Network now fully operational

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands VHF Emergency Network is being strengthened with improved transmission capabilities and 75 new VHF handsets ahead of the height of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

July 30th, 2019
VI Football Masters take second place in St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten - The BVI Masters football (soccer) team was in St Maarten this past weekend to participate in the 9th annual St Martin Veterans Over-40 Tournament.

July 29th, 2019
Gov't says VI's ICT policy remains a priority

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information Communications and Technology (ICT) stakeholders had an opportunity to give their feedback on the Government’s draft National ICT Policy and Strategy at a workshop on July 26, 2019.

July 28th, 2019
Tropical wave to affect VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A Vigorous Tropical Wave located near 12.0N, 60.5W, is currently moving to the west at 16 mph producing scattered thunderstorm activity across the Lesser Antilles and Eastern Caribbean today, July 28, 2019.

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