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October 24th, 2019
Concerned persons rescue child left in locked car

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When a passerby noticed a child alone in a locked car in the heart of Road Town shortly before noon yesterday October 23, 2019, they did not leave to chance that the parent or guardian would have returned in short order.

August 16th, 2019
UPDATE: VG Airport reopens!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A mere four days after the Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda was closed due to an issue with the lone fire tender, the airport has been reopened.

June 14th, 2019
JvD holds remnants of NDP neglect & hurricanes Irma & Maria

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- While many residents have praised the now ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government and have expressed hope they will do a good job, the sister island of Jost van Dyke (JvD) is still not fully out of the woods.

May 2nd, 2019
‘Too much neglect of the elderly’ – Rev Franklyn E. Manners

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Families and communities are reminded that seniors are priceless treasures of the territory and they must be treated as such.

May 3rd, 2018
Projects 'earmarked' for 5th District some 4 budgets ago not done- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Known for being very vocal on issues that affect the territory and her district, Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative, made a strong call for her district to get more attention, adding that projects earmarked for her district years ago are yet to be undertaken or completed.

May 3rd, 2018
‘One BVI mantra must include everybody’ – Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the sister islands have long expressed a desire to manage more of its own affairs and, following the passage of the hurricanes of 2017, the call has become stronger.

July 2nd, 2017
Neglect & danger on Virgin Gorda Roads?

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- A photo of a road that has been washed out, according to many residents, since the May 2017 rains, is now circulating on social media.

October 5th, 2016
UPDATE: Water restored to Anegada after payment

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- After the embarrassing situation where the owners of TSG, the desalination water plant providing water to the residents and businesses of Anegada, shut off the water plant late Monday afternoon, October 3, 2016 following the lack of payments from Government, water has been restored.

May 19th, 2015
7th District under economic depression- Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The cat-o’-nine tails was unleashed across the back of Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, who is also the Seventh District Representative, as he was extensively lambasted for neglecting the district.

February 5th, 2014
JVD residents bemoan ‘ignored’ concerns

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) are appealing for an urgent fix to one of the main thoroughfares of the island, noting that it has been an eyesore for years and has been continuously neglected.

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