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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:33pm
Chief Justice Janice Pereira, who was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2013, was officially presented with the honour by Governor Boyd McCleary at an investiture ceremony at Government House on Monday July 21.Present at the ceremony were Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Paul Webster, QC and members of her family and friends. “My warmest congratulations go to Honourable Mrs. Justice Janice Pereira on receiving the DBE. I think I can...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:19pm
Representatives from the three schools in Sea Cow’s Bay along with members of the community met with staff of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) last evening to learn more about the Smart School Project that will be undertaken over the next six months. The meeting was held at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre where two presentations were delivered by the DDM team. Technical Planning Officer, Mr. Christopher Williams spoke about the vulnerabilities posed by natural hazards to the...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:51am
The Virgin Islands (VI) witnessed the departure of Devonport based Royal Navy Warship Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Argyll on July 19 after a two day community engagement and disaster relief planning visit.HMS Argyll hosted local disaster management leaders onboard to discuss the capabilities a Type 23 Frigate could provide in the aftermath of a hurricane. Through the onboard discussion the ship’s company gained a greater understanding of VI and this will allow more effective assistance should a...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:37am
Staff of the Adina Donovan Home presented the volunteers from Visions International with a token of appreciation after they painted the fence that surrounds the Adina Donovan Home property. Activities Coordinator, Ms. Melissa Potter said that the fence was in need of uplifting and that Visions were so willing to volunteer their services and supplies in fulfilling that need. Visions International has been working in the Virgin Islands for 22 years.  The program started in Pennsylvania, USA...