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November 19th, 2017
Baths on VG still closed some 2 months plus after Hurricane Irma

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- While the Premier and Minister of Tourism Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is claiming that "we are back on our feet" following two category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that destroyed the Virgin Islands 'something is rotten in the state of Denmark.'

August 15th, 2017
Public schools forced to remain closed for 2 more weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the recent flash floods due to a tropical wave not sparing even the schools, students will now have an extra two weeks at home.

June 28th, 2017
Poor working conditions force another Gov't Dept to close

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calls flooded our newsroom today June 28, 2017 as yet another Government Department was forced to close their doors, for the day at least, due to poor working environment.

June 25th, 2017
Thanksgiving service held for Carlos D. Titley

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Close family, friends and others who knew him gathered at the Sea Cows Bay Methodist Church on June 24, 2017 giving a Christian's thanksgiving service for Carlos D. Titley, a man who went out to sea on November 11, 2016 and has not been seen ever since.

November 13th, 2016
Man found dead in abandoned well in USVI identified by DNA

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — The identity of a man found in an abandoned well in Estate Richmond, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on January 15, 2015 has been determined through DNA testing, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday, November 11, 2016.

March 31st, 2016
'Big' job fair on VG in April for displaced Little Dix Bay workers

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal is confident that an upcoming job fair will find work for many of the 300 workers soon to be sent home from the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort which is embarking on a year and a half of rehabilitation from May 1, 2016.

February 19th, 2016
Little Dix Bay staff say management refusing to meet them

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – As the recent announcement of closure by Rosewood Little Dix Bay from May 1, 2016 for repairs sinks in, tensions seem to be running high among local employees who now accuse management of not giving them a hearing as they seek further clarity on their employment status.

January 21st, 2016
Premier Smith denies knowing of Little Dix Bay Resort closure beforehand

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has dismissed assertions that his National Democratic Party (NDP) Government knew of the closure of Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda long before January 14, 2016, the date of the announced 18-month downtime from May 1, 2016, insisting that he only knew of the closure just one day before the workers themselves.

October 10th, 2013
UPDATE: Little Dix re-opens Sunday; No layoffs- Managing Dir.

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – All employees of Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort are expected to return to work when the Resort opens on Sunday October 14, 2013 following six weeks of closure.

February 13th, 2013
I haven't given up hope on my wife- Connie L. Clinton

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - "I haven't given up hope on my wife, I am not God, how can I give up on her? Everything we did together, where ever I went my wife went with me, I love my wife, I need closure," Those were the words of Mr Connie Lee Clinton, an elderly Anegada resident whose wife went missing in December of 2012.

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