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December 6th, 2023
It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas on De Castro Street!

DE CASTRO STREET, Tortola, VI - Once night falls on the short strip on De Castro Street adjacent to Bobby’s Supermarket, in Road Town before you reach Republic Bank, it looks a lot like Christmas.

December 6th, 2023
PHOTO of the DAY: Cruise Tourism on the move in the right direction!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Every day in the month of December 2023, there will be a cruise ship in port. Today, Wednesday, December 6, 2023, there are some six ships in the Territorial waters, namely at Virgin Gorda, Beef Island, Jost van Dyke (White Bay) and Road Town, the capital city.

December 6th, 2023
HLSCC launches pilot soil analysis laboratory

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Continuing to expand its network of international environmental partners, the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Portsmouth of the United Kingdom.

December 6th, 2023
UPDATE: Tourist pulled from water @ Beef Island dies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The elderly female tourist who was rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital after encountering difficulties while in the water at Long Bay, Beef Island this morning, Wednesday, December 6, 2023, has passed.

December 6th, 2023
Chief Immigration Officer Ian B. Penn to retire this month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being confirmed as the Chief Immigration Officer on September 3, 2020, and with many years in the Immigration Department, Chief Immigration Officer Mr Ian B. Penn, an indigenous Virgin Islander, is to retire from the public service.

April 5th, 2023
Skelton-Cline predicts winners for D1-D8 in VI’s 2023 elections

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Controversial pastor and radio show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline on April 4, 2023, shared his predictions for the winners of the 2023 elections, which is considered one of the most important elections in the Virgin Islands, being on the heels of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI), the implementation of CoI reforms and the threat of suspension of the constitution by the United Kingdom (UK).

November 9th, 2022
Albert A. Bryan Jr secures 2nd term as Governor in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, the ninth elected governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) won the gubernatorial race on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and cemented his legacy as a two-term leader.

February 16th, 2022
Need for school counsellors now greater than ever– Education Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has pointed to the need for school/guidance counsellors as even greater as a result of challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 25th, 2022
Garden Programme producing fresh, organic food in District 7

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Fresh, organic food is being produced in District 7, as a direct result of the success of the District 7 Garden Programme.

May 25th, 2017
USVI Gov’t employees being terminated due to ‘financial crisis


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- While US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has said on multiple occasions that the territory’s financial condition has been improving and that government employees would not be furloughed or terminated, some workers employed at the Bureau of Corrections have been terminated because of the “continued financial crisis” affecting the government.

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