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March 5th, 2018
Dangerous sea swells made impact on VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For two days now residents and boaters have been looking out for warnings that have been telling of dangerous and destructive sea swells to impact the Territory, along with other Caribbean Islands from Sunday, March 4, 2018 ending around Friday, March 9, 2018.

February 15th, 2018
Residents fearful about upcoming hurricane season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the territory are expressing they are fearful that their homes might not be ready for the upcoming hurricane season which is said to likely be very active.

January 24th, 2018
UPDATE: HM Customs lifts cargo discharge embargo @ Port Purcell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Commissioner of Customs Mr Wade N. Smith has lifted a temporary halt that was placed on cargo discharge at Port Purcell on Tortola, a story first and accurately reported by our newsroom.

January 8th, 2018
UPDATE: ‘Tent school’ to resume Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 @ Capoon’s Bay

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Sessions for primary school students in the First District will resume at Capoon’s Bay Basketball Court on Tortola tomorrow, January 9, 2018.

January 6th, 2018
'Properties valuable, people invaluable, protect both' - Fire Chief

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - After a long stretch of period of having to work with makeshift equipment to perform fire and rescue services on the island of Anegada, firefighters are in a much more comfortable situation with the acquisition of a new fire truck.

November 3rd, 2017
Stop Notice issued on final works for all buildings in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An across-the-board Stop Notice on all final works on buildings across the Territory is being enforced by the Building Authority.

November 1st, 2017
Police to clamp down on 'dangerous' vehicles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 it has become a common sight for damaged vehicles to be traversing the roadways, some without windscreen and others with various body damages, including to side view mirrors and lights.

September 5th, 2017
'Stay Indoors!'- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert

Here is a message by Governor J. U. Jaspert on Hurricane Irma

Virgin Islanders, Residents and Visitors

I am certain you are all following the progress of Hurricane Irma which is an extremely dangerous category 5 Hurricane.

August 30th, 2017
VI security & safety in ‘good position’- Augustus J. U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Governor, His Excellency Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert in a press conference with media houses yesterday August 29, 2017 stated that he hopes to support the police in ensuring that the territory’s security and safety are upheld to the highest standard because it is something that he holds “dear to his heart”.

March 7th, 2017
73-year-old Premier Smith questions age policy on driver’s license

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While testifying before the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee (SFC) on the 2017 Budget earlier this year, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Mr Kye M. Rymer was peppered by Premier and Leader of Government Business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) over the requirement that all persons over 70 years of age must do a physical exam before a new license is issued.


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