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January 28th, 2020
7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off Jamaica; Felt in Miami

KINGSTON, Jamaica- A powerful earthquake has struck of the coast of Jamaica and Cuba and was felt as far as Miami, United States of America, today, January 28, 2020.

December 14th, 2019
Jamaican Tony-Ann Singh wins Miss World 2019; VI makes Top 40 for first time

LONDON, United Kingdom - Tony-Ann Singh out of Jamaica is the new Miss World 2019, rising to the top to claim the crown when this year's edition of the beauty pageant was held today December 14, 2019, at the ExCeL London in the United Kingdom.

August 18th, 2019
‘Jamaica’ whip ‘St Lucia’ 3-0 in 2019 Nation’s Cup final on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Jamaica are the champions of the BVI Football Association’s 2019 Nation’s Cup played on Virgin Gorda.

April 8th, 2019
UPDATE: Boxer Julan Brown located in Jamaica

ST ANDREW, Jamaica – Information coming out of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have indicated that boxer, Julan Brown aka ‘Iron Fist’—who was reported missing since yesterday, April 7, 2019—has been located late this afternoon and is said to be in good health.

February 6th, 2019
It is Cemented in my Spirit

By Lorna M. George

When I was a little girl growing up in Long Look, Tortola, my parents Captain and Mrs James George owned a cargo boat and a grocery store. A couple from St. Lucia worked for my parents.

December 4th, 2018
VI Director re-elected VP for C’bean Water & Sewerage Association

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Director of the Virgin Islands' (VI) Water and Sewage Department, Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard, was re-elected Vice President, of the Caribbean Water and Sewage Association (CAWASA).

September 5th, 2018
Miss BVI makes first regional representation

NEW KINGSTON, Jamaica, WI - Miss BVI 2018 A’yana K. Philips, made her first regional appearance on Saturday, August 25, 2018, when she attended the annual Miss Universe Jamaica pageant, as an official guest at the Pegasus Hotel Ballroom, in New Kingston, Jamaica.

August 21st, 2018
VI squad gets 'walloped' in Jamaica CFU bid

KINGSTON, Jamaica, WI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) national U14 football team lost 4-0 to Barbados in their first encounter of the Caribbean Football Union championships held at the Paul Spaulding Stadium, last Saturday, August 18, 2018.

July 30th, 2018
VI to review visa requirements for Caribbean nationals—Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has committed to review the visa travel requirements for Caribbean Nationals, desirous of entering the Territory.

June 26th, 2018
NDP discrimination: Visa free access for Chinese, not for CARICOM nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), announced at a press conference that government intends to implement a 'visa-free' policy, for Chinese nationals wishing to visit the Territory.

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