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July 31st, 2018
Lord Ahmad arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, on July 31, 2018 and was greeted by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE.

July 29th, 2018
High Blood Pressure Treatment Drug Valsartan Recalled

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Healthcare professionals and patients are being advised of a voluntary recall of products containing the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) valsartan, according to a press release issued by the Government Information Service (GIS) on July 25, 2018 last.

July 28th, 2018
Foreign Office Minister Of State Lord Ahmad To Visit VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon will visit the Virgin Islands between July 31, 2018 and August 1, 2018 to discuss hurricane preparedness, and view progress on recovery.

July 25th, 2018
Agreement Signed For Design Of Emergency Operation Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has signed an agreement with Virella Crespo & Associates for the design of the new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) which will also house the offices of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

July 24th, 2018
Legislation Now In Place To Remove Derelict Vessels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The rapid removal of abandoned or derelict vessels in the Territory will commence shortly following the passage of the Disaster Management (Amendment) Act 2018 in the House of Assembly.

July 24th, 2018
CIBC FirstCaribbean wins “Most Innovative Bank” award

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its Mobile App and Online Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean has been named the Most Innovative Bank in the region at the prestigious World Finance Banking Awards awarded by UK-based World Finance magazine.

July 18th, 2018
InterCaribbean opens up flight options for the Caribbean

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI, - InterCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) to Aruba, Curacao, and Kingston (Jamaica).

July 16th, 2018
VG students learn about flood awareness

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On July 11, 2018, students on Virgin Gorda received educational insight on how to protect themselves and their property in the event of flooding following presentations by the team of the Road Town Hydrology Study.

July 12th, 2018
Heads of NGOs meet with Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Heads of local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) met with His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert on July 9, 2018 to address ongoing preparations for this hurricane season.

July 12th, 2018
VI To Implement Information Systems For Health Policy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, - Stakeholders from the private and public sectors have completed a three day workshop to support the implementation of the National Information Systems for Health (IS4H) Policy.



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