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July 28th, 2020
Motor scooter rider injured in accident on Station Avenue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A male motor scooter rider was taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital with injuries after he became involved in an accident on Station Avenue in Road Town today, July 28, 2020.

July 28th, 2020
Governor's Office a 'symbol of discrimination & injustice' to VIslanders - Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated his calls for a Virgin Islander to be holding the post of Governor instead of a UK appointed native.

July 28th, 2020
Hon Maduro-Caines wants constitution to block same-sex marriages

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As part of the debate on constitutional review in the Virgin Islands, Sixth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has called for the constitution to clearly define marriage with the aim of countering global trends of legalising same-sex marriages.

July 28th, 2020
Moorings to host first regatta since COVID-19 in October 2020

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- Competitive sailors and spectators will soon have an avenue to showcase their skill or to have fun on the water as the first nautical event since Novel Coronavirus was detected in the Territory, called the Interline Regatta, is planned for October 13 through 22, 2020.

July 28th, 2020
Territory's first satellite emergency centre installed @ East End/Long Look Fire Station

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The East End/Long Look Fire Station has been reopened for some months now; however, the Rotary Club of Tortola did the final touches on the facility last weekend, which paved the way for the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) to install emergency satellite equipment.

July 27th, 2020
'Finalise your hurricane plans'- Premier Fahie urges VI

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Businesses and residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been told to finalise their hurricane plans, should Disturbance 1, known also as Invest 92L, develop into a tropical storm, with the possibilities of it becoming a Category 1 Hurricane as it travels across the Caribbean.

July 27th, 2020
Henry O. Creque alleges unfair treatment in bid process by BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Deputy General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and owner of Creque’s Engineering Services, Mr Henry O. Creque has disputed public statements by the General Manager of BVIEC, Mr Leroy A. E. Abraham, that no local companies submitted bids for the Hybrid Renewable Energy System (HRES) on Anegada.

July 27th, 2020
Hon Fahie hails late Owen S. Arthur as 'champion of regional integration'

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - As a tribute to the former Barbadian Prime Minister, Owen S. Arthur, who passed away this morning, July 27, 2020, at age 70, Virgin Islands' Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) called for the House of Assembly (HoA) to stand for a moment of silence.

July 27th, 2020
Gunshots ring out in area of Prospect Reef

SLANEY POINT, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that persons in the area of Slaney Point and Reef Road allegedly heard gunshots in the wee hours of Monday, July 27, 2020.

July 27th, 2020
A first in the region! Solar tree installed @ Noel Lloyd Park

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (British) created history when local non-profit organisations Green VI and the Rotaract Club of Tortola installed the region's first solar tree, referred to as 'OPTree' in Road Town, Tortola.


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