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February 26th, 2020
Statutory body proposed to lead Agriculture revival in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As part of a broad initiative towards creating food security in the Virgin Islands, a statutory body has been proposed to take the lead on agricultural development in the Territory.

February 12th, 2020
Business school to be launched in March - Premier Fahie

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- In keeping with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP)-led administration’s aim to create 1000 jobs in 1000 days, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said persons desirous of becoming business owners would have an educational facility for that purpose shortly.

January 26th, 2020
$$ left over from 9th District Block Party to fund 4 music students

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Monies not expended at the Ninth District Block Party hosted by its Representative and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), will be used to fund four music students on Virgin Gorda.

December 24th, 2019
Cabinet approves over $1.75M for Centre for Applied Marine Studies

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has decided to subsidise the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) as Government thrusts towards a blue economy.

May 23rd, 2018
DDM pleads for approximately $200K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While addressing the 2018 Standing Finance Committee, Sharleen S. Dabreo, Director of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), pleaded for additional funding to rebuild numerous emergency systems that were destroyed during hurricane Irma and to re-establish programmes within DDM.

April 25th, 2018
Some 80% of shelter animals evacuated last month- BVI Humane Society

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI - Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017 not only interrupted the lives of residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) and caused death and destruction, but both wild and domestic animals and many pets suffered as well.

April 23rd, 2018
8 mths later: Not even 1 CCTV camera installed; Crime fighting a joke?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even before Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in September of 2017 not even one of the CCTV cameras installed in Road Town was operational. Then came the two category 5 hurricanes that toppled the poles and smashed the cameras on Tortola and Virgin Gorda.

April 19th, 2018
Gov’t settled for mere $11.4M on Admin Complex insurance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Not even the Government of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) can stand up to the giant insurance companies in the Territory.

April 10th, 2018
Standing Finance Committee continues at HoA Chambers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee continues at the Chambers in Road Town, Tortola which began last week. It is also the continuation of the Second Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

January 29th, 2018
RVIPF gets £1.2M from UK

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has received direct funding from the United Kingdom to assist in its operations, which were hampered following the hurricanes of September 2017.

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