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February 22nd, 2017
USVI Gov Mapp wants to shut down gov’t for 1 day every 2 weeks


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today, February 22, 2017 revealed that his administration has been considering shutting government operations down one day every two weeks until September 30, 2017 to help keep the government afloat.

July 13th, 2016
Anegada hit by water & fuel shortages

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Without a reservoir, heavy rainfall or otherwise storage of water, residents of the sister island of Anegada say that they are in deep water woes as the government supply system is said to be down.

April 18th, 2015
BVIEC suffers transmission shutdown on Tortola

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) today April 18, 2015 suffered an island wide electricity shutdown on the main island of Tortola for about 2 and a half hours as a result of a transmission fault.

March 19th, 2015
LIAT shutdown likely during Easter period- CEO David Evans

Loop Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- The Chief Executive Officer of LIAT on Thursday evening, March 19, 2015 issued a stark warning about the effect of likely industrial action by pilots over the Easter period.

December 12th, 2014
US House passes $1.1tn budget bill to avert shutdown


The US House of Representatives has passed a $1.1tn budget, hours before government was due to shut down at midnight on Thursday.

January 2nd, 2013
Local resident praises Hon. Fraser for Communications Liberalisation efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local teacher and craft maker Kishmet B. Daniel has praised the vision of Third District Representative and former Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Julian Fraser RA in the wake of the recent network 'disruption' experienced by CCT Global Communications mobile phone customers.


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