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June 10th, 2019
Only 2 lifeguards on duty in VI- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of having sufficient lifeguards at beaches across the territory continues to be a challenge as it was revealed during the Deliberations for Standing Finance Committee (SFC) to examine the Draft Estimates for 2019 in April that only two lifeguards are on duty in the Virgin Islands.

January 18th, 2018
New tests have cleared CGB beach to be reopened- Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Many persons have been calling this news site to find out when the popular Cane Garden Bay beach on Tortola will be reopened to the public.

April 23rd, 2016
Fight over illegal fishing in VI waters by USVI still ongoing!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the relationship between the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (VI) remain strong and most often mutually beneficial, there are challenges that many residents may not be aware of.

September 25th, 2015
‘Nanny Cay Development Project back on track’ – GM Miles Sutherland-Pilch

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the project being halted two months ago because of environmental concerns, the planned development at the coast of Nanny Cay is forging ahead, according to General Manager Miles Sutherland-Pilch.

July 14th, 2015
Conservation & Fisheries halts Nanny Cay $30m project

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Department of Conservation and Fisheries today July 14, 2015 put the brakes on the $30 million Nanny Cay Development Project in the wake of environmental concerns emanating from it and the company and the agency are said to be working to amend the issues.

February 26th, 2013
Last chance to save Anegada beach

KEEL POINT, Anegada, VI – Left unattended for another month or so, the decorated coconut trees lining the beach at Keel Point, Anegada, could all be uprooted and possibly washed out to sea and with a little more time the cottages could also be gone with the wave.

October 17th, 2012
Fmr CFD chief Bertrand Lettsome hailed as visionary leader- CFD 2011 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer Mr Bertrand ‘Washasha X’ Lettsome has been hailed as a leader who brought vision, growth and direction to the Conservation and Fisheries Department (CFD) over the many years and that the CFD was sadden to see him go into retirement.

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