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September 4th, 2020
Hon Turnbull falsely claims Gov’t spending $17K per barge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has shut down Opposition claims that the Virgin Islands Government is paying some $51,000 a day for three barges to boost the Territory's border security in the COVID-19 fight.

July 29th, 2020
More than 400 derelict vehicles transported off VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Over 400 derelict vehicles were transported off Virgin Gorda last weekend as the Department of Waste Management continues its derelict collection programme.

December 2nd, 2019
Nervous moments as vessel hits reef returning from Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- A few persons making their way to Tortola via a powerboat after attending the Lobster Festival on Anegada on Sunday, December 1, 2019 were in for a frightening experience when the vessel they were in hit a reef.

April 18th, 2019
UPDATE: STT Horses expected on Tortola 'within the next hour' - Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom from our Team of Reporters across the Virgin Islands is that horses from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands are expected to arrive on Tortola within the next hour, today April 18, 2019 to compete in the Easter Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday April 21, 2019.

April 30th, 2018
Body of missing man recovered underneath barge in USVI

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — The body of a man who went missing on April 26, 2018 was recovered underneath a barge at the Green Cay Marina on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Sunday, April 29, 2018 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

October 5th, 2017
Vessel seized on way to Dominican Republic with electronic items

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Customs Department and other law enforcement authorities are tight-lipped, it is our newsroom's understanding that a few weeks ago a barge leaving Tortola to the Dominican Republic (DR) with electronic items and other goods was siezed by Her Majesty's Customs.

April 24th, 2015
Barge collides with charter boat @VG

ST THOMAS BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A charter boat from St Thomas sustained a major rip to its hull, among other damages, when it was hit by a barge in St Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda yesterday April 23, 2015.

December 1st, 2014
'Lobster Fest 2014 a marked success' – BVITB/Patrons

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – There was no doubt in the minds of Chairman of the Anegada Lobster Festival Mr Rhodni A. Skelton and patron Mr Warren D. Wintz, local businessman among others that the 2014 staging of Lobster Fest on the Island of Anegada was a success but that room exists for making the 2015 experience even better.

November 4th, 2012
Transportation for inter-islands horse races a challenge-Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The President of the Virgin Islands’ Horse Owner’s Association, Lesmore Smith, told local talk show 'Sports Talk' that transportation via barge for horses to get from one island to another has become another challenge to inter-islands horse racing.

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