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November 6th, 2023
Nurse Romalia Smith Clinic on Anegada closed due to ‘safety’ concerns

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Residents of Anegada are being advised that due to infrastructure concerns at the Nurse Romalia Smith Clinic, the facility has been temporarily closed for assessment and necessary repairs to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and staff.

September 18th, 2023
USVI: Amidst hurricane season, VITEMA grapples with faulty tsunami sirens


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Even at the height of the annual hurricane season, the [US] VI Territorial Management Agency has not lost sight of the threat of another type of natural disaster— a tsunami— potentially poses to the territory.

September 11th, 2023
6 years later Irma damaged Brewer’s Bay Community Centre to be repaired

BREWER’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Six years after Hurricane Irma destroyed the George W. Christopher Community Centre in Brewer's Bay, the Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for its repair.

May 16th, 2023
Repairs to Ralph T. O’Neal Central Admin Complex ‘taking too long’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Disclosing that based on the last update he received on repairs to the Ralph T. O’Neal Central Administration Complex, progress has been slow, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he will be meeting with the relevant ministry to find a way to speed up the project.

February 24th, 2022
‘Do not argue’ with ‘idle talk’ of nothing done on Sister Islands – Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has warned the people to guard against ‘idle talk’ of persons proclaiming that nothing was done for the Sister Islands and Tortola under the Fahie administration.

February 17th, 2022
Newly refurbished Vanterpool Administration Building re-dedicated to VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – After extensive damage suffered as a result of the Hurricanes of 2017, a refurbished Vanterpool Administration Building in Virgin Gorda was today, February 17, 2022, officially rededicated to the people of the Sister Island.

October 23rd, 2021
Local company awarded contract to repair Emile E. Dunlop Community Centre

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – A local company, Lawrence Wheatley Construction has been awarded the contract to repair the Emile E. Dunlop Community Centre on Anegada in the Virgin Islands (VI) which serves as a primary emergency shelter for residents on the island in a PAHO funded project.

October 16th, 2021
Newly renovated RT Fire Station will vastly improve station's operation- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Firefighters based at the Road Town Fire station have been charged to go above and beyond, following the completion of the new facilities at the headquarters on Tortola.

August 17th, 2021
Grandstand repairs affected by Ellis Thomas Downs lease re-negotiations

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The re-negotiation of a lease agreement for Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay may be one of the reasons for the delay in the repairs of the grandstand that was severely damaged during the infamous 2017 hurricanes.

May 3rd, 2021
‘Majority’ of works on ground floor of Fire HQ completed – Hon Rymer

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) revealed during the Eighth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on April 29, 2021, that steady progress is being made to make the officers of the Territory’s Fire and Rescue Services more comfortable.

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