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January 17th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney always had a love for the sun, sea and sand which led him to pursue a tourism-based career. On the surface, he might seem like just an average Virgin Islander, but that is far from the truth.

January 3rd, 2020
VI welcomed 2 baby girls on New Year's Day 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On January 1, 2020, the Virgin Islands (VI) welcomed two new bundles of joy, both of whom were baby girls, a release from the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) said.

January 1st, 2020
'Use athletes as face of VI Tourism' - Hon Fraser to BVITB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following recent stellar performances by Virgin Islands' athletes at major international sporting events, Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is not doing enough to capitalise on the popularity of local athletes to promote the Virgin Islands' tourism products.

December 9th, 2019
Hon O'Neal to lie in state @ HoA from 10:30am today, Dec 9, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the December 11, 2019, state funeral of the late first Premier and Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal, OBE, his body will lie in state at the House Chambers beginning today Monday, December 9, 2019, into Tuesday, December 10 from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.

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.


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