Even the dead were not spared: at the main cemetery in the capital Road Town, exposed steel rods jut from damaged tombs, and several cement crosses lie fragmented and asymmetrical. Where Wheatley's pink house once stood in Parham town, in the east of the main island of Tortola, weeds grow in a sea of rubble, and lizards sunbathe amid smashed mementoes. With this year's hurricane season now underway, much of the BVI is scrambling to rebuild stronger structures. But for some residents like Wheatley, that has not been possible. The British overseas territory suffered some of the region's worst damage last September as back-to-back hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through much of the archipelago.
Using your cell phone in the British Virgin Islands
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Caribbean Jurisdictions. Virgin Islands. The territory is pivotally located in the Caribbean: 2 hours by direct flight from Miami, 30 minutes from Puerto Rico. The capital is Road Town, Tortola and the total area is 59 square miles square kilometers. The political system feature an elected Chief Minister, the head of the Government, and a nine member Legislative Council.
Do US cell phones work in the Virgin Islands?
The British Virgin Islands are popular with tourists looking to relax, explore or soak up the sun. Using your phone there can prove to be quite expensive, so to keep costs down, switch to a local SIM card to take advantage of better plans, deals and tariffs. Although this may sound expensive, it could work out cheaper than your home provider. The English-speaking islands are a British territory, although they use the US dollar as currency.