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January 8th, 2018
UPDATE: ‘Tent school’ to resume Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 @ Capoon’s Bay

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Sessions for primary school students in the First District will resume at Capoon’s Bay Basketball Court on Tortola tomorrow, January 9, 2018.

January 6th, 2018
'Properties valuable, people invaluable, protect both' - Fire Chief

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - After a long stretch of period of having to work with makeshift equipment to perform fire and rescue services on the island of Anegada, firefighters are in a much more comfortable situation with the acquisition of a new fire truck.

November 3rd, 2017
Stop Notice issued on final works for all buildings in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An across-the-board Stop Notice on all final works on buildings across the Territory is being enforced by the Building Authority.

November 1st, 2017
Police to clamp down on 'dangerous' vehicles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 it has become a common sight for damaged vehicles to be traversing the roadways, some without windscreen and others with various body damages, including to side view mirrors and lights.

September 5th, 2017
'Stay Indoors!'- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert

Here is a message by Governor J. U. Jaspert on Hurricane Irma

Virgin Islanders, Residents and Visitors

I am certain you are all following the progress of Hurricane Irma which is an extremely dangerous category 5 Hurricane.

August 30th, 2017
VI security & safety in ‘good position’- Augustus J. U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Governor, His Excellency Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert in a press conference with media houses yesterday August 29, 2017 stated that he hopes to support the police in ensuring that the territory’s security and safety are upheld to the highest standard because it is something that he holds “dear to his heart”.

March 7th, 2017
73-year-old Premier Smith questions age policy on driver’s license

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While testifying before the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee (SFC) on the 2017 Budget earlier this year, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Mr Kye M. Rymer was peppered by Premier and Leader of Government Business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) over the requirement that all persons over 70 years of age must do a physical exam before a new license is issued.

December 17th, 2016
Safety first

Dickson Igwe

In late November 2016, the Virgin Islands Commissioner of Police, an exceptionally competent professional in this Old Boy’s opinion, alluded to the links between national safety and the economy. The Commissioner further stated that despite issues of the failure of members of a very small interconnected community, reluctant to report the criminal activity of relatives, the Virgin Islands remained a very safe territory.

December 7th, 2016
Fights @ ESHS are now the norm; $1M wall useless- Students & Teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) came under fire for wasting tax payers money to build a small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town just before the 2015 snap elections, he made attempts to justify the project by telling the public it will help with security of the school compound.

August 30th, 2016
Old Post Office building crumbling!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is yet another symbol of the financial hardship of the Virgin Islands or lack of morale or resources in the civil service after it’s alleged that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith raided the treasury to win the 2015 snap election.

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