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October 23rd, 2019
VI residents urged to properly dispose of waste water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ residents and homeowners are being reminded that the improper drainage of wastewater on to public streets, roadways and ghuts constitutes a violation of the Public Health Act.

October 23rd, 2019
Gov't working on more drug intervention programmes - Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), in addressing claims of high drug use in the territory, says his ministry is looking to combat the social issue through a number of early intervention programmes that can come into effect before full drug addiction kicks in.

October 23rd, 2019
'Irma exposed us to strengths we forgot we had' - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) makes steps towards it full recovery from the perils of hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017, building resilience remains the focus of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a statement released early Wednesday morning, October 23, 2019.

October 23rd, 2019
‘We could have been looking for the planes together’- Premier Fahie to Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was implied in the House of Assembly recently that had the Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, stayed with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) he could have been in government today assisting in the fight to recover the $7.2M thrown into the failed BVI Airways by the booted National Democratic Party (NDP) while they were in power.

October 23rd, 2019
DJ allegedly fractures intoxicated man’s jaw @ bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Duff’s Bottom resident, 44-year-old Keith S. Smith, is being criminally charged for assault occasioning actual bodily harm at the Magistrate’s Court, after he allegedly fractured a man’s jaw at a well-known Tortola bar on June 21, 2019.

October 22nd, 2019
'BVI not a begging society'- NDP Gov't told UK while refusing aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed a shocking tale as told by United Kingdom (UK) officials on how the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration allegedly refused international help in the height of suffering following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

October 22nd, 2019
Judith E. Vanterpool resigns as HLSCC President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Acting President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool has officially resigned from her post effective Friday, October 18, 2019.

October 22nd, 2019
Homeless person takes up residence @ The Stickett

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The Stickett in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has become more than just a meeting place and a fancy piece of architecture, as a homeless man has since taken up residence there.

October 22nd, 2019
Deputy Premier Wheatley meets international officials in London

LONDON, UK- Deputy Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) was in London last week to meet with international officials and various International Financial Centre (IFC) partners.

October 22nd, 2019
Paid parking in RT among plans to address traffic woes - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says his ministry is working to address traffic congestion and parking issues in the capital city and this will start with the commissioning of a study on the traffic flows in the area.

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