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March 29th, 2018
Preventing the destruction of our country

Alred C. Frett

Government to enforce Insurance Obligations but what about the others?

For more than half a year we have argued that Government should ensure Insurance Companies meet their obligations to Clients and we are finally hearing of steps being taken in that direction… That would be good but it still leaves the Price Gouging and Unfair Practices that have been perpetrated by Landlords and Suppliers on Hurricane Victims or just about every VI Resident.

October 30th, 2017
No food security anytime soon; Greenhouses destroyed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When doing a drive through the Government's Paraquita Bay farmlands, one cannot escape the air filled with the stench of decaying animals or in some areas the sight of rotting carcasses, some as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria a month ago.

October 14th, 2017
Hurricane Irma, destruction & loss

Dickson Igwe

The following story is part of a series on Hurricane Irma: A STORY OF DISASTER: HURRICANE IRMA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact to the Virgin Islands meant the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islands 911.

October 7th, 2017
A story of Disaster: Hurricane Irma & the Virgin Islands

Dickson Igwe

The following story begins a series of narratives on Hurricane Irma that should eventually become a book. Hurricane Irma was the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islands 911.

October 2nd, 2017
‘We cannot do this alone, we need help'- Kenneth E. Mapp

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Governor Kenneth E. Mapp on Saturday, September 30, 2017 issued a statement on the devastation Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked upon the US Virgin Islands (USVI), his administration’s efforts — along with that of the Federal Emergency Management Agency — in responding to the storms, and his vision for a USVI that is more prepared to face the ever-growing threat of super storms.

September 27th, 2017
Hurricane Irma caught residents ‘off guard’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the Category 5 hurricane on September 6, 2017 that destroyed the Virgin Islands (VI), the territory has been plunged into a state of desperation, uncertainty and homelessness.

September 23rd, 2017
Dominica knocked to its knees by Hurricane Maria; 15 dead

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dominica was Hurricane Maria's first victim, and it was clear from a flight over the island nation that the storm showed absolutely no mercy.

September 23rd, 2017
Man killed in BVI during hurricane Irma yet to be identified

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man who was discovered dead in the area of The Moorings on Wickhams Cay II, Tortola following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 is yet to be positively identified.

September 16th, 2017
Unbelievable!

Sandra Phillip Hodge

Pondering on how to describe the visible effects of Hurricane Irma which scourged the Virgin Islands 10 days ago...the first word that came to my mind is...Unbelievable!

September 5th, 2017
Gov’t blamed for flood damages in Josiah’s Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A disgruntled caller to the 3D Show on Friday September 1, 2017 expressed frustration with government for not correcting the long standing issue in Josiah’s Bay where the bay was damaged a few years back by flooding.

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