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June 21st, 2019
E-Newsletter looking to bridge gap between Sister Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A monthly electronic newsletter has been launched to showcase news and events on the Sister Islands.

February 19th, 2019
Gov’t depts on VG abandoned & forgotten; WSD a good example!

HANDSOME BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - It is well known that the Sister Islands are treated badly and for the most part, ignored by the Tortola based Government of the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 10th, 2018
Trade Dept eyes sister islands for stepped up inspection; Comply or else!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Businesses and other vendors doing illegal business on the sister islands of Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke and Anegada are to get in line or face the wrath of the relevant authorities.

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.

March 29th, 2018
Julian Willock calls for new look @ representation of sister islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the political candidates who have emerged as a strong advocate for the voiceless has told the public that the sister islands of Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke and Anegada are been ignored.

July 30th, 2015
‘Anegada not ready to be its own district’- Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal has rebutted the suggestion that the sister island of Anegada be endowed with the status of a district unto itself with its own representative separate and apart from Virgin Gorda with which it constitutes the Ninth District.

November 19th, 2014
VG Govt. officers call for meeting with Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following this news site's recent publication of a story highlighting issues of work being taken away from the Virgin Gorda (VG) BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) office, several other persons from other government offices on the Sister Islands have complained to us regarding the same problem.

May 15th, 2014
Allowance not sufficient for inter-island commute – HR Dept report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Human Resources – Office of the Deputy Governor is reporting that for 2012 the amount for financial assistance for travelling between islands was reduced from $90,200 to $73,100 resulting in insufficient resources to provide assistance to public officers traveling between Sister Islands.

July 27th, 2013
Students get ferry tour of Sister Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – More than 500 students from various schools around the Territory participated in a day tour of the Sister Islands by boat yesterday, July 26, 2013 as part of an annual summer Youth Development Programme sponsored by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sport under the Ministry of Education and Culture.

October 28th, 2012
Sister Islands won’t be left behind - Hon. Walwyn

EAST END, Tortola, VI – At the re-opening of the Greenlands Field last week the Minister Responsible for Sport, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn, made a pledge that the Sister Islands would not be left behind when it comes to recreational facilities and sporting opportunity.

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