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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.

October 16th, 2022
Family displaced by Irma receives keys to new home from Gov't

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI- Homeowner, Ms Bernerdean Brazier and her family have received the keys to a brand new home as part of the Government of the Virgin Islands Housing Recovery Assistance Progarmme

September 6th, 2022
Financial services carried VI when tourism industry was halted- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We see the wisdom of our predecessors when they chose to establish our financial services industry in the 1980s,” Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) remarked in a statement on the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Irma today, September 6, 2022.

September 6th, 2022
VI reflects on 5th anniversary of Irma with day of events

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Still recovering from the destruction of hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) will today, Tuesday, September 6, 2022, mark the 5th Anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Irma on the territory and the Government is inviting the community to join in reflecting and looking ahead as the day is observed.

June 2nd, 2022
‘I am proud of the progress we have made since 2017’ hurricanes- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taking stock of the road to recovery from the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he is proud of the progress the Virgin Islands (VI) has made.

December 8th, 2021
Man who escaped HMP following Hurricane Irma recaptured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force yesterday, December 7, 2021, arrested and charged Jose Almestica, 33, for escaping lawful custody.

September 6th, 2021
Hurricane Irma did not destroy our resilience- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, Monday, September 6, 2021, marks the four-year anniversary of the passage of the catastrophic Hurricane Irma over the Virgin Islands.

January 4th, 2021
27 hurricane-damaged homes repaired, 265 approved for grants- Hon Malone

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) is reporting that repairs to nearly 30 homes have been completed under the government’s Housing Recovery Programme, while hundreds have been approved for grant aid.

November 7th, 2020
The post pandemic economy Part 1

By Dickson C. Igwe

Climate change and unsustainable capitalism have pushed the globe close to the abyss.

Circa November 6, 2020, and Vice President Joe Biden has moved ahead in Pennsylvania and Georgia: the Democrats’ Blue Wall may have placed Joe Biden in the White House thanks to Black US Citizens who came out in huge numbers to vote for Biden despite Republican Party attempts to suppress the black vote.

September 29th, 2020
Trial starts for USVI man caught with bag of jewellery days after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A nine-member jury is expected to decide whether a man from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) found carrying a number of gold and silver jewellery after three jewellery stores in Road Town were looted after Hurricane Irma, is guilty or not.

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