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December 11th, 2017
Not even the dead can ‘rest in peace’ because of hurricanes Irma & Maria

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, have not only caused those who are alive to face hardship, stress and discomfort, but not even our loved ones who have long passed on can rest in peace.

December 10th, 2017
Dave J. Mathews Rock band to perform in NYC for VI hurricane relief

NEW YORK, USA- The Associated Press and the New York Times are reporting that Dave J. Matthews and his Rock band, along with American guitarist Ernest J. Anastasio III Band aka ‘Trey’, will perform at a concert in January 2018 to benefit hurricane relief efforts in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and the [British] Virgin Islands.

December 8th, 2017
‘Save the Mangroves’ – Natural Resources Minister Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the realities of killer storm Irma was that on the morning after the hurricane there was virtually not one leaf left on the trees or on the land anywhere in the Virgin Islands.

December 8th, 2017
NDP Gov’t behaving just like pre-Irma- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already having his fair share of being shunned and ignored, Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has not budged even with the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma, as it continues to operate in isolation, ignoring the people who put them in office.

December 7th, 2017
It does not have to get worse before getting better

Alred C. Frett

The past 12-months have been terrible for many of us who have lost Spouses, Homes and Livelihood but there is no turning back the hands of time… As a Writer, right or wrong, things I say, are there for all to see and I am fortunate not to have misled you even in the classic case of Trump’s mis-Election where, what you are now seeing and hearing is what I explained to you over a year ago… (You may check this).

December 7th, 2017
UPDATE: Big ships will return by end of 1st quarter of 2018 – Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said that the usual bigger cruise ships that frequented the territory prior to the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, are not likely to return before the end of the first quarter of 2018.

December 6th, 2017
Close to 200 jobless as Peter Island Resort closes indefinitely

PETER ISLAND, VI – “Last week we were told in a general staff meeting that we have to go home, close to 200 hundred of us. They are only keeping just a few to do certain things.”

December 5th, 2017
Tortola stray dog 'Buddy' & PC Jon Harvey of UK reunited

SUFFOLK, United Kingdom- Police Constable Jon Harvey of Suffolk, United Kingdom (UK) and the stray dog he rescued and affectionately named Buddy, while deployed in the [British] Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma that struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017, are now together at last.

December 5th, 2017
BVI Red Cross approves first 855 applicants for $$ under Assistance Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the two Category 5 Hurricanes in September 2017, Irma and Maria, that left the Virgin Islands’ destroyed, the aftermath being death, homelessness, and panic in the streets for food and gasoline, many persons have raised concerns about the transparency of aids being funnelled through the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

December 5th, 2017
VI & Honduras the only 2 countries on earth with a curfew!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A curfew was first imposed on the Virgin Islands (VI) on September 10, 2017, four days after Hurricane Irma brought death, destruction, homelessness and panic in the streets for food and gasoline.

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