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April 25th, 2018
'3 to 5 percent of current archived documents destroyed' - Christopher Varlack

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During a press conference with media houses on April 19, 2018, Christopher Varlack, Chief Records Management Officer, said his department lost roughly “three to five percent” of archival materials while emphasising that what was saved needs to be secured before the next hurricane season.

April 25th, 2018
Some 80% of shelter animals evacuated last month- BVI Humane Society

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI - Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017 not only interrupted the lives of residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) and caused death and destruction, but both wild and domestic animals and many pets suffered as well.

April 25th, 2018
'There will be General Elections no later than November 2018'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to the constitution of the Virgin Islands the territory is expected to have its national election in 2019, four years after the last election held in 2015. However, Political and social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton- Cline believes elections will be much sooner.

April 25th, 2018
Redhead double gives Sugar Boys win over Panthers F.C.

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Derol Redhead rescued all three points for the table topping Sugar Boys on Sunday April, 22, 2018 as his 84th minute strike secured a 3-2 win over the Panthers F.C. in National League play at the Virgin Gorda Playfield.

April 24th, 2018
SDD decorates portion of dual carriageway median for Child Abuse Awareness Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - If you happened to pass in the area of the James Walter Francis Drive Dual Carriageway today, April 24, 2018, you would have noticed the small portion of decoration placed there by the Social Development Department (SDD) to celebrate April as Child Abuse Month.

April 24th, 2018
Commercial burglaries on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigation Department are actively investigating a number of commercial burglaries in Road Town and Wickham’s Cay II area and are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals responsible.

April 24th, 2018
'Surveys useful but not always accurate' - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The public will remember when the Caribbean Development Research Service Inc. (CADRES) stirred up controversy when the company conducted a survey that explored the matter of leadership in the Virgin Islands (VI) among other political issues.

April 24th, 2018
Heated debate over vaccination; Hon Skelton says do it!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many spoke to our newsroom but declined to go on record; however, there are a growing number of parents in the Territory who have refused to have their children vaccinated.

April 24th, 2018
I-SMART burglarised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electronics store I-Smart, now located in the building that formerly housed Varieties Apparel in Road Town, fell victim to burglary on Saturday April 21, 2018.

April 24th, 2018
2018 VI Emancipation Festival to be 'scaled down'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the hurricanes of September 2017 that destroyed the territory and the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is broke, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, is going ahead with the Emancipation Festival for 2018, however, he stated there will be a “scale down” of activities.

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