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August 2nd, 2020
Neglected Anegada Fire Station gets extensive repairs!

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- After years of neglect under the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, the Anegada Fire Station is now looking like brand new following extensive repairs under the Virgin islands Party (VIP) administration led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

July 29th, 2020
Children making major $$ but parents struggling to repay school loans- Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Some parents in the Virgin Islands (VI) are reportedly struggling to repay school loans, even though their children are now in very good positions to absorb those loans.

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
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
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.

July 24th, 2020
Cabinet approves Dean B. Fahie as Acting MD @ BVIPA

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Over a month after our news centre had first and accurately stated that Mr Dean B. Fahie was tipped for the post of Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment.

July 24th, 2020
Omar’s Café in West End being sold!

FRENCHMAN'S CAY, VI- Well-established restaurant, Omar’s Café, located in Soper’s Hole Marina, West End, Tortola is up for sale.

July 23rd, 2020
Dr The Hon Wheatley to launch show promoting District 7 businesses

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – With the aim of promoting businesses in his constituency, Representative for the Seventh District and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley, MHA, is launching the ‘Spotlight on Businesses’ in the Seventh District at 6:00pm today, July 23, 2020.

July 23rd, 2020
Over $2.4M paid in underemployment, unemployment benefits so far– Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- More than 2 million dollars has already been paid to underemployed and unemployed residents of the Virgin Islands to date, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration with responsibility for Social Security, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said.

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