VI health assessment to start in Carrot Bay

Officers from the Environmental Health Division will be visiting communities, beginning with Carrot Bay, to assess the territory’s health status after Hurricane Irma.

Ferries running to STT, sister islands

Ferry service from Road Town to St. Thomas has resumed, and St. Thomas’ Cyril E. King Airport is operating commercial flights.

VI’s financial sector reassures UK players

Representatives from the Virgin Islands met with senior financial services professionals in London to update them on the territory’s progress toward returning to normalcy post-Hurricane Irma, according to government.

NHI, SSB accepting contributions

The National Health Insurance programme and the Social Security Board are now accepting contributions, they announced this week.

Male body found below Treadfalls

Police are trying to identify the body of a male that was recovered from a ghut below Treadfalls on Monday, Sept. 25, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

911 emergency number is down

The 911 emergency number is currently down across the territory, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

Guv: Prisoners going to St. Lucia

Governor Gus Jaspert announced Monday that he issued warrants for the transfer of prisoners to St. Lucia.

A beer and a burger? No problem.

If you’re looking for a place to eat, drink or socialise on Tortola in the wake of Hurricane Irma, you may have more options than you think.

UK ship brings more aid, personnel

The Royal Navy ship HMS Ocean arrived in the territory on Friday, bringing more aid and personnel to assist in the hurricane relief effort.

Commercial flights still a question mark

Since Hurricane Irma struck the Virgin Islands on Sept. 6, more than 1,500 people have left the territory via private charter flights or evacuation efforts facilitated by their home country.

Looting suspects nabbed after Maria

Eight people were arrested on suspicion of looting on Wednesday after Hurricane Maria, Governor Gus Jaspert said.

BVIF: Territory still ‘open for business’

Hurricane Maria did not cause a major disruption to the territory’s financial services industry, according to BVI Finance, the private corporation the promotes the sector.