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October 27th, 2019
Tech companies looking to setup base in VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as the local telecommunications sector is in need of a major overhaul, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that several technology companies are looking to set up base in the Virgin Islands as his government continues to push for the diversification of the local economy.

October 23rd, 2019
'Irma exposed us to strengths we forgot we had' - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) makes steps towards it full recovery from the perils of hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017, building resilience remains the focus of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a statement released early Wednesday morning, October 23, 2019.

October 19th, 2019
Study: Hurricanes Irma & Maria resulted in hundreds of deaths

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI- A new study published by the American Journal of Public Health has drastically increased the death toll resulting from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the territory as reported by the United States Virgin Islands Government, which, as of today, still stands at 5.

October 16th, 2019
Hon Penn wants proof NDP Gov’t refused UK grants after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is not taking lightly to statements made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the previous NDP Government refused offer of grants from the United Kingdom (UK) following the devastation of the territory by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

September 16th, 2019
Man steals pigtail for woman in aftermath of Irma; Fined $3,000

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An elderly man who admitted to stealing groceries, including pigtail for a woman after Hurricane Irma, is facing up to six months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) if he does not pay a $3,000 fine.

September 11th, 2019
Natural & man-made disasters – Irma, Brexit & Banks

Alred C. Frett

Classifying yourself - Listen, Learn & Earn:

If you are reading this then you are still alive and among the ambitious majority with the foresight of the progressive minority just as throughout life the minority leads while the majority follows… History has always shown the failing majority as refusing to listen and learn whereas the minority that listens & learns become their herders – No wonder they liken themselves to sheep.

September 10th, 2019
Haycraft deflects the praises for new Enis Adams Primary School building

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- 2 years and 3 days since Hurricane Irma destroyed the Enis Adams Primary School building at Meyers Estate on Tortola, a much larger and stronger building was commissioned and handed over to the Government of the Virgin Islands, compliments of astute businessman and founder and former majority owner of Road Town Wholesale Ltd, Mr Peter Haycraft.

August 28th, 2019
Police ready to combat looters this hurricane season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews has assured that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is primed and ready for any type of crime or looting that may occur should a catastrophe hit the territory this hurricane season.

July 10th, 2019
12 companies submit bids for removal of derelict boats across VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sunken vessels in waters and damaged and abandoned boats on land throughout the Virgin Islands are grim reminders of the destruction of Hurricane Irma that hit the territory on September 6, 2019. They also give the impression the territory has been struggling in its recovery efforts.

July 5th, 2019
We have forgotten Irma & returned to our evil ways- Jennie N. Wheatley

EAST END, Tortola, VI-It was said by many that when Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017, it brought about a relationship among many that was never seen before, as persons united to not only relate their experience but to also begin the arduous clean-up work.

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