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May 10th, 2024
VI marks World Day of Health & Safety 2024 with virtual panel discussion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Human Resources observed World Day of Health and Safety in the Workplace with a special virtual panel on April 30, 2024, for the day which was spearheaded by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

March 14th, 2024
VI students divided on need for metal detectors in schools

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Some High school students in the Virgin Islands have shown a division as to whether there should be metal detectors in schools, citing possible abuse of the system by the school authority and distrust between students and their. administration.

January 31st, 2024
Solar powered signs installed @ school zones in EE & CGB

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The Public Works Department in its commitment to road safety across the Territory has installed solar radar school zone signs at the Willard Wheatley Primary and the Ivan Dawson Primary Schools.

December 8th, 2023
RVIPF clamping down on unlicensed & uninsured motorists in December

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reminding the motoring public that it is illegal to operate a vehicle that is unlicensed and uninsured on any public road.

August 4th, 2023
‘Miscommunication’ caused ferry passengers to encounter locked gate @ RT Jetty- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Referring to the incident as caused by “miscommunication”, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has publicly apologised for an incident that resulted in passengers of a ferry encountering a locked gate at the Road Town Jetty on August 2, 2023.

October 10th, 2022
Parent allegedly slaps phone out teacher’s hand @ Anegada school

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Residents of Anegada have appealed to the Government of National Unity to pay attention to the security and safety of teachers and administrative staff at the Claudia Creque Educational Centre.

July 21st, 2022
'Options' being explored to temporarily house ASPS students- Hon de Castro

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- It is still unclear what will be the fate of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) building; however, it is the intention of the Education Ministry to seek temporary housing for the affected students ahead of the new school year.

July 8th, 2022
Public urged to refrain from visiting conch mounts on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has stated that residents and visitors of the Anegada community should refrain from visiting the conch mounts due to the recent disposal of Shortfin Pilot Whale carcasses that were in the area.

October 17th, 2021
‘Make your intention infection prevention’- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Infection Prevention and Control Committee of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) will be joining the rest of the world in celebrating International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) from October 17-23, 2021 under the theme: ‘Make Your Intention Infection Prevention’.

September 14th, 2021
We are not putting down speed bumps ‘willy-nilly’– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said when speed bumps are installed anywhere in the territory it is because there were requests for them.

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