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May 4th, 2019
Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel In! as DDM Info & Education Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Journalist and Editor of The BVI Welcome, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel has been appointed Manager of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Information and Education department.

April 1st, 2019
Insurance companies buy insurance too - Kishma A. Baronville

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - General Manager of Colonial Insurances, Ms Kishma A. Baronville has unveiled that insurance companies buy coverage from other insurance companies around the world, and thus, this makes it impossible for there not to be a rise in premiums to policyholders.

May 21st, 2018
Ministry Of Health receives Telecommunications Kit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Health Disaster Coordinator, Dr Ronald E. Georges received a communications kit today to support efforts towards the re-establishment of the health sector’s emergency telecommunications network.

May 12th, 2018
There is no dream, without learning

Dickson Igwe

What type of learning culture is required to take the Virgin Islands into the next epoch in its history and development?

November 18th, 2017
$3.5 billion & counting: the true cost of Irma

Dickson Igwe

The following story is an ongoing assessment of the economics of disaster. It is a narrative on the economic effects of Hurricane Irma to the Virgin Islands.

October 10th, 2017
Extraordinary communication methods after USVI hurricanes

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal and territorial partners are working hard to restore hurricane-battered communications systems on the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), the agency recently announced.

June 12th, 2017
UPDATE: 'Chris' & 'Sammy' injured but stable following boat race accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two of the males on the go fast boat, Big Pimpin, who ended up at the state-owned Peebles Hospital yesterday June 11, 2017 after their boat capsized while racing on the northern side of Tortola have been reported as being in stable condition.

October 15th, 2016
VI Belonger Richard C.N. Branson rips Donald J. Trump

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton’s billionaire endorsers extend not only across the aisle, but also across the ocean.

August 31st, 2015
Florida faces flash flood threat

NBC NEWS

Flood warnings were in effect for most of Florida early Monday as the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika was expected to bring at least five inches of rain.

December 14th, 2011
This year’s festival was biggest disaster- Donald deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Although late in coming but maybe early enough for the thought to be considered for next year, Donald deCastro has lamented that the Emancipation Festival in the Virgin Islands has been transformed into a carnival-like affair and said this year’s celebration was disastrous and shameful.

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