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January 22nd, 2023
Heritage & Cindy to 're-unite' on Tola Radio tomorrow

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage' and Rosemary Cindy Rosan seem to have put their differences aside and will re-unite on the International Morning Braff show on Tola Radio, 100.5FM, tomorrow, Monday, January 23, 2023.

January 22nd, 2023
16 graduate in BVI Red Cross’ Home Care Basics Aide

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 16 persons in the Virgin Islands are newly qualified to provide home care aide, thanks to the opportunity provided by BVI Red Cross.

January 22nd, 2023
COVID-19 cases surge to 247 on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health 9DoH) on Friday, January 20, 2023, urged residents to take steps aimed at protecting their health as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge on St Croix, with the department registering 247 cases on the island as of Friday.

January 22nd, 2023
UNDP Head visits VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Limya Eltayeb, Resident Representative (RR) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Multi-Country Office (MCO) recently wrapped up a 3-day visit to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

January 21st, 2023
Hon Rymer pleads for cautious road use following two fatal accidents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation and Work, Hon Kye M. Rymer who is currently the Acting Premier of the Virgin Islands has called for more cautious use of the roads in the VI following two recent road deaths.

January 21st, 2023
Gov’t rolling out upgraded tax admin system in March 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Inland Revenue Department in its bid to improve its database to allow taxpayers greater access and flexibility is preparing its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System – SIGTAS 3.0 to go live in March 2023.

January 21st, 2023
VI Gov't, University of Southampton sign partnership MoU

LONGON, UK - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the University of Southampton (UoS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on January 19, 2023 which formalized a mutually beneficial partnership between the parties. The purpose of the MOU is to establish friendly relations, to agree to cooperate with each other and to identify areas of cooperation that could help foster and develop the relationship.

January 21st, 2023
No discussions to run as Unity Gov’t ‘but anything can happen’- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Minister for Health and Social Development under the Government of National Unity, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) said while he has had no discussions on current elected officials taking on Elections 2023 as a Unity Government, anything can happen between before elections day.

January 21st, 2023
Values make a nation

Dickson C. Igwe

A country without an appropriate set of guiding values and principles: invisible rules of conscience and morality that sit in the hearts and souls of its residents, is a vessel with neither compass nor rudder. It will end up on the rocks.

January 21st, 2023
Moderate chance of showers today, Jan 21, 2023 in VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has indicated that shallow low level patches embedded within a moderate trade wind flow could move across the area of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, January 23, 2023.

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