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November 25th, 2017
Cleaning up after Irma

By Dickson Igwe

The following story is on the economics of disaster. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact on the Virgin Islands meant the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islands 911.

November 13th, 2017
West End burial ground gets a post-Irma clean-up

WEST END, Tortola, VI - First District resident Mr MacDonald 'Mac' Smith recently had to deal with the sudden death of his wife; however, that did not deter him from assisting with the recovery process in his district.

November 7th, 2017
'Not enough support from Gov't for clean up efforts'- First District residents

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - The first district communities led by Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition, have bonded together to clean-up their district since the passage of Hurricane Irma one month ago; however, while they did not wait on Government to act they are still disappointed that support has been lacking.

October 21st, 2017
'West End community coming together to rebuild territory'- Deborah A. Lewis

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition along with members of the West End community have been working tirelessly to get their community cleanup. The community even started a clean-up campaign.

September 5th, 2017
Booth owners ordered to remove materials from Festival Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In preparation for hurricane Irma, Ministry of Education and Culture warned booth owners to remove all erected booths, dismantle structures and materials from the Festival Grounds in Road Town yesterday, September 4, 2017.

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.

August 13th, 2017
The Premier & the Broom! Social media gone wild!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was yesterday Saturday August 12, 2017 while the Rotary Clubs in the Virgin Islands had a clean-up in Road Town, the Capital City, that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was on the ground helping.

August 12th, 2017
Floods, storms, & very human responses

Dickson Igwe

A tropical wave that dropped over 8 inches of rain on the Virgin Islands left Tortola severely damaged through flooding. The rain damage also exposed human frailty, nastiness, and courage.

August 11th, 2017
Rotary calls for all hands on deck as clean-up continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The three Rotary Clubs in the Virgin Islands (UK) have joined forces in their usual fashion, collaborating with key stakeholders in the territory to give it their best shot at returning the aesthetics of Road Town to normalcy and in the same vein ‘reach out and touch’ the lives of those hard hit by the Monday August 7, 2017 devastating floods.

May 21st, 2014
Easter Festival Garbage still on VG Recreation Ground

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Weeks after the staging of what was described as one of the most successful Easter Festivals in recent time on the Island of Virgin Gorda, residents are concerned about piles of garbage that still linger.

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