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August 26th, 2020
92 new samples test negative for COVID-19; 293 swabbed on Anegada

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ninety-two (92) new samples taken recently from persons across the Territory have returned negative results, which Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) described as “very good news”.

August 21st, 2020
Bars, nightclubs shut down as new 7-day curfew takes effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bars and nightclubs, along with restaurants in the Virgin Islands (VI); with the exception of those offering takeout and deliveries, will now have to close their doors following the confirmation of 9 new COVID-19 cases tonight, August 21, 2020, linked to case #12.

August 14th, 2020
Social media abuzz as earthquake shakes VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It may have occurred way past the bedtime of most persons; however, an earthquake felt in the Virgin Islands tonight, August 14, 2020, has resulted in social media springing to life with persons sharing their experience.

August 12th, 2020
Anegada has prospects for 'real second airport' in VI - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commentator and Consultant, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has suggested that the sister island of Anegada has great prospects to house a major second airport in the Virgin Islands.

May 23rd, 2020
Hon Vincent O. Wheatley speaks out against crime in D9

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has spoken out against rising crime in the Ninth District of Virgin Gorda and Anegada.

February 15th, 2020
Gov't 'working tirelessly' to deliver on green energy promise - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reaffirmed his Government's commitment in delivering promises to transition the Virgin Islands (VI) into a green state and move towards the use of alternative energy.

December 13th, 2019
'Govt’s goal is to have 60% renewable energy by 2030'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With Anegada on track to have the first Hybrid Renewable Energy System under the state-owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the aim of his government is to accelerate Green Development in the territory.

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.

October 12th, 2019
New Iris O’Neal Centre likely by end of 2019 - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) says the wait for a new and improved medical facility on Virgin Gorda may come before the end of 2019, with an assurance that once opened, the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre will be furnished at a level surpassing the current one.

August 31st, 2019
Sargassum clean-up begins on Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- Swept in during the passing of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, clean-up exercise have begun today Saturday, August 31, 2019, on a large mass of Sargassum Seaweed that invaded the shores of sister island Anegada.


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