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November 13th, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE was 'a walking encyclopedia'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the territory continues to mourn the passing of its first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has regarded Mr O'Neal as a 'Walking Encyclopedia' on the Virgin Islands.

November 10th, 2019
Road Town Fast Ferry adds 5:30pm trip from Charlotte Amalie to RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Effective today November 10, 2019, and continuing until the end of the year, Road Town Fast Ferry has added a 5:30 PM boat from Charlotte Amalie in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) to Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands (VI), according to the USVI Ports Authority.

September 26th, 2019
DDM testing Emergency Warning System on Friday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Department of Disaster Management will commence testing of its emergency warning system in the Virgin Islands on Friday, September 26, 2019.

September 26th, 2019
Eroded section of Ridge Road 'an accident waiting to happen'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Described as a breathtaking alternative road linking the capital Road Town with East End, google maps warn users of steep winding and unsettling turns against scenic views of Tortola.

September 10th, 2019
‘Disturbance 1’ could become Tropical Storm Humberto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Currently along 42W and moving west towards the Lesser Antilles near 20 mph ‘Disturbance 1’ is now gradually featuring less atmospheric rotation and weaker thunderstorms.

September 9th, 2019
VI on forefront of regional resilience planning

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – The Virgin Islands shared its response to the challenges of planning for sustainable development as a multi-island state in recovery at the Economic Commission of Latin America’s (ECLAC) 17th meeting of the Regional Council on Planning for resilience in Montevideo, Uruguay from August 29 to 30, 2019.

September 2nd, 2019
Rotary Clubs BVI hosting Bahamas relief telethon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an emergency meeting held today to coordinate a response for disaster victims in the Bahamas, the Rotary Family of the BVI will be launching a major fundraising effort to help victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. This will include a live telethon to be held on Tuesday, 10th September 2019.

August 31st, 2019
Rikkiya A. R. Brathwaite crowned Miss World BVI 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ms Rikkiya A. R. Brathwaite, a 22-Year-old indigenous Virgin Islander has been crowned the 2019/2020 Miss World BVI.

August 28th, 2019
UPDATE: Dorian passes over VI; Flooding in some areas of Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With strong winds subsiding and persistent rains still ongoing in the Virgin Islands (VI), as of 4:45 pm on August 28, 2019, the territory is now in the clear as Dorian moves out into the open Atlantic.

August 24th, 2019
‘We should be able to sit & talk with UK’- Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says with the current issues facing the Virgin Islands (VI) and its decision to take up the UK Loan guarantee offer towards hurricane rebuilding, the territory should be able to sit with the UK and have a discussion on the matter.

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