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November 26th, 2019
Great March of 1949 paved way for modern VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With November 24, 2019 marking 70 years since the forefathers of the Virgin Islands (VI) marched through the streets of Road Town, Tortola in what is now called 'The Great March of 1949', Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) recalls the historic event as a catalyst for VI's political development.

September 21st, 2019
Hurricane disaster survival 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

In the age of global warming, building resilience and defence against climate change and natural disaster has to be at the core of Caribbean social and economic development.

September 14th, 2019
Hurricane disaster survival part 1

By Dickson C. Igwe

Belief that the Virgin Islands may escape an annual devastating hurricane such as Irma, Maria, and Dorian, is simple delusion; it is dangerous complacency.

September 3rd, 2019
VI Officers off to assist hurricane ravaged Bahamas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following statements from Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the Virgin Islands (VI) is committed to helping with the recovery of ‘Dorian Battered’ Bahamas, two public officers from the territory are heading to the island to offer assistance.

September 2nd, 2019
Some private sector employees forced to work during Dorian – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser (RA) has lashed out at some sections of the Private Sector for 'forcing' employees to work even as Hurricane Dorian was forecasted to make landfall on sections on the territory last Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

September 2nd, 2019
Premier Fahie pledges VI support to Bahamas' recovery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a vicious onslaught from Hurricane Dorian, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has pledged the territory's assistance to the Bahamas on its road to recovery from the record category 5 storm.

August 31st, 2019
Gov Bryan gauges impacts of Dorian on USVI


ST. THOMAS, USVI - “I don’t think people realize that we experienced a hurricane, and within the day, got power back,” said Gov. Albert Bryan Jr in his assessment of Hurricane Dorian with its 110 mph winds starting off the coast of St. Thomas.

August 29th, 2019
Dorian batters St Thomas; One dead in St John


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Dorian took a hard turn from its projected path on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, a potential the National Hurricane Center through its advisories cautioned. It bypassed St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and stormed ashore in the St Thomas-St John district as a Category 1 hurricane, dropping trees, poles and rooftops in its wake.

August 27th, 2019
Tropical Storm Warning issued for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government of Antigua has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), according to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in an update around 11:25 pm, Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

August 26th, 2019
‘27 emergency shelters inspected & on standby’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As concerns grow over Tropical Storm Dorian with its 60 mph winds reaching outwards of up to 45 miles from the centre of the cyclone, Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. Augustus J.U Jaspert aka 'Gus' has reiterated calls for residents to get prepared for the storms.


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