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Articles By: Julia Donavan

Gov’t workers battling mold on VG too; building in disrepair

Gov’t workers battling mold on VG too; building in disrepair

Some employees at the Government Administration Complex on Virgin Gorda reportedly have been forced to abandon their once sound office spaces and seek refuge on the outside because of a mold infestation at the facility. BVI News sources said while […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 1:50 PM /
Flow network rebuild making progress

Flow network rebuild making progress

PRESS RELEASE: Flow is pleased to advise the British Virgin Islands community that significant progress is being made in the rebuild of its network, with more than 60 percent of the infrastructure operational and customers being reconnected daily. Fixed-line and broadband reconnections […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 11:06 AM /
Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expatriate workers throughout the territory are being faced with yet another challenge — surviving without a salary as they await their work permit transfer. Hundreds of expats were left jobless after last year’s hurricanes ravaged the territory. But, under BVI law, […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 8:17 AM /
Christopher wants cultural village status for Fahie Hill

Christopher wants cultural village status for Fahie Hill

Describing it as one of her ‘dreams’, Fifth District representative Delores Christopher said she would love to see the quaint community of Fahie Hill be officially declared a cultural village. Fahie Hill is already known for its popular mural depicting old-time British Virgin […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM /

VI Softball – Baseball Association hosting park clean up

The Virgin Islands Softball – Baseball Association will be hosting their Park Clean Up this Saturday from 10AM. We have sought the help of Heavy Equipment Volunteers, supports and players to execute the clean up of the field. Calling all […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 1:11 PM /

Public meeting to analyze recovery plan

BULLETIN: Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser invites all Third District Residents and the wider BVI public to the Valerie O. Thomas Community Center this Wednesday evening at 7pm to learn the facts and the figures in the Recovery and […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 2:26 PM /
UK official visiting BVI today

UK official visiting BVI today

Permanent Under-Secretary in the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon McDonald is visiting the British Virgin Islands today. He will be in the territory until Saturday (February 17) as part of a tour of the region. A media release from […]

by / on February 15, 2018 at 1:25 PM /
Police name murder victims; apparent drive-by shooting

Police name murder victims; apparent drive-by shooting

Investigators suspect that this morning’s double-murder was a drive-by shooting. Police Commissioner Michael Matthews gave the disclosure while releasing the names of the murder victims. “The victims are Michael Stevens and Clevaughn Sweeney who were found in a vehicle riddled […]

by / on February 10, 2018 at 1:29 PM /
UK team in BVI to replant local botanic gardens

UK team in BVI to replant local botanic gardens

A team from the United Kingdom-based Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are currently providing specialist assistance to replant vegetation in the J.R. O’Neal Botanic Gardens. The four-acre garden located in Road Town was completely ravaged by the hurricanes last September. “They […]

by / on February 9, 2018 at 2:02 PM /
Fire Chief laments ‘sheep pen’ condition at station

Fire Chief laments ‘sheep pen’ condition at station

Four months after Hurricane Irma unleashed a nightmare of devastation on the territory, officers at the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service are still living that nightmare inside a cramped, mold-infested headquarter building in Road Town. It’s a condition that […]

by / on December 29, 2017 at 1:31 PM /