British Virgin Islands News
NOAA Says The Virgin Islands And Puerto Rico Can Expect More Storms In 2017 Than Originally Forecast
MIAMI — NOAA has raised the number of named storms it expects to develop in their latest 2017 Atlantic hurricane season outlook, warning that “the season has the potential to be extremely active.” In their August outlook update released Wednesday, NOAA forecasters said there is a high chance – 60 percent –
ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands is in full “cleanup mode” following a tropical wave that dumped 17 inches of rain in 17 hours on Monday. Hardest hit of the islands was Tortola, which had significant damage to its road network, according to Premier Orlando Smith. Many businesses in
V.I. Freep 2017 Tropical Storm Watch Team Predicts That Invest 99L Will Pass To The North of The BVI
CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Freep‘s 2017 Tropical Storm Watch Team continues to monitor Invest 99L which was 282 miles away from St. Croix at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Invest 99-L is still a very disorganized cluster of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Models do keep moving the system to the northern side
WHAT TO EXPECT: The area highlighted is where a tropical depression or storm may develop during the next five days. CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Free Press is projecting Invest 99L to pass well north of the territory. The disorganized, asymmetrical storm system was about 812 miles away from St.
Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown: Captures Of Illegal Aliens With Criminal Records Have Gone Up In The USVI and PR
GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all the rest in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and
MASTS AT HALF STAFF: Gov. Kenneth Mapp extended his condolences to the family of former Senate President Bingley Richardson Sr. Richardson was a boat captain and native of St. Thomas who was elected to the Virgin Islands Legislature in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. He gave former Sen. Adlah
VIPCA Works to Boost U.S. Virgin Islands Marine Charter Industry With A Charter Yacht Show, Medical Insurance, Youth Outreach
SAFETY-FIRST BOATING TECHNIQUES: The Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association is the only nonprofit charter association in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Members include day and term-charter vessels, crew, charter companies, and anyone else joined by mutual consent for the common purposes of promoting, protecting and furthering the capabilities of charter yachts and the
CARSON WEN: Banking on the BVI to attract more Chinese millions to tiny Tortola. ROAD TOWN, Tortola –– The global campaign against money laundering combined with the Panama Papers made the Caribbean islands of sun, sand and offshore banking a near no-go zone for the world’s biggest banks, according to
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