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July 4th, 2019
VI Housing Programme expands Scope of Assistance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Qualified contractors, building materials suppliers and construction professionals are being directly engaged as the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme expands the scope of assistance offered to homeowners.

June 5th, 2019
Motor scooter rider escapes serious injury in RT accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A motor scooter rider escaped with just bruises about his body after he was sent skidding on the asphalt covered James Walter Francis Drive Dual Carriageway around 6:00pm on June 4, 2019.

March 29th, 2018
Persons living in Multi-Purpose Sports Complex ‘relocated’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over a week ago some 18 persons were still living in the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, some six months after hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed their homes in September 2017.

January 29th, 2018
RVIPF gets £1.2M from UK

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has received direct funding from the United Kingdom to assist in its operations, which were hampered following the hurricanes of September 2017.

December 30th, 2017
Help people in 'a meaningful way' to get back in a place to live- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and former Minister of Government Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has urged the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to do more to reach out to home owners and families that would require direct government intervention in order to sustain themselves.

December 7th, 2017
It does not have to get worse before getting better

Alred C. Frett

The past 12-months have been terrible for many of us who have lost Spouses, Homes and Livelihood but there is no turning back the hands of time… As a Writer, right or wrong, things I say, are there for all to see and I am fortunate not to have misled you even in the classic case of Trump’s mis-Election where, what you are now seeing and hearing is what I explained to you over a year ago… (You may check this).

December 5th, 2017
BVI Red Cross approves first 855 applicants for $$ under Assistance Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the two Category 5 Hurricanes in September 2017, Irma and Maria, that left the Virgin Islands’ destroyed, the aftermath being death, homelessness, and panic in the streets for food and gasoline, many persons have raised concerns about the transparency of aids being funnelled through the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

November 29th, 2017
Emergency Shelters to formally close November 30, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands announced in a statement today, November 29, 2017 that all emergency shelters will be formally closed on November 30, 2017.

November 14th, 2017
Peter Haycraft makes $1M valued donation for rebuilding of school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of businesses, organisations and individuals have been coming forward with substantial assistance to the education system in the Virgin Islands.

October 12th, 2017
USVI governor asks congress for $5.5 billion to help rebuild

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The cost to rebuild the US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) infrastructure after last month’s devastating Category 5 hurricanes is estimated at $5.5 billion dollars, Governor Kenneth E. Mapp said Thursday, October 12, 2017.

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