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May 27th, 2024
VI Gov't extends 'warm wishes' to Guyana on 58th Independence Anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), has extended wishes to the government and people of Guyana on its 58th Independence Anniversary being observed today, May 27, 2024.

May 27th, 2024
Governor Pruce presented ‘a fair, balanced & factual’ quarterly review- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has praised Governor Daniel Purce for what he called a "fair, balanced, and factual" press briefing during his first Quarterly Review of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Recommendations in the Virgin Islands.

May 27th, 2024
People tell me they want the CoI reforms ‘done & delivered’- Gov Pruce

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Daniel Pruce says his submission of his latest recommendations on the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Reforms Implementation was done in the service of the people of the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 27th, 2024
USVI: St Croix eyes economic growth with potential ship repair facility

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FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) is considering expanding its maritime capabilities with a new shipyard in the South Shore Trade Zone (SSTZ) on St Croix, according to the [US] VI Economic Development Authority, which commissioned a feasibility study conducted by First Marine International, a subsidiary of Royal HaskoningDHV.

May 27th, 2024
Donzi wins 20th Anniversary Leverick Bay Poker Run

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The 20th Anniversary Leverick Bay Poker Run on Sunday, May 26, 2024, attracted a whopping 146 vessels this year, surpassing last year’s 123.

May 27th, 2024
Premier Wheatley attending 4th International Conference on SIDS in Antigua

ST JOHN'S, Antigua- Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is attending the fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Antigua and Barbuda. The conference is taking place from Sunday, May 26 to Thursday, May 30, 2024.

May 26th, 2024
Tropical wave approaching VI; Showers expected within 24 hours- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A tropical wave is expected to heighten the chance of showers for the [British] Virgin Islands within the next 24 hrs and lasting through Wednesday, May 29, 2024, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has alerted.

May 26th, 2024
Hundreds turn out for Night 2 of VI Music Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was from about 11:45 PM last night, Saturday, May 25, 2024, that the crowd started to grow at Night 2 of the VI Music Festival on Wickham's Cay 1.

May 26th, 2024
Gunmen attempt robbery @ Leverick Bay

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Information just reaching our news centre is that there has been an attempted armed robbery at Leverick Bay on Virgin Gorda where the annual Poker Run is being held today, May 26, 2024.

May 26th, 2024
Public urged to reduce mosquito breeding after heavy rainfall

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Environmental Health Division is urging residents to take immediate action to reduce mosquito breeding sites following heavy rainfall.

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