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April 21st, 2019
VI's stalwart boatmen honoured @ Car & Bike Exhibition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a car and bike exhibition but the promoters used the opportunity to honour several persons who made invaluable contributions to the marine sector in the Virgin Islands, including the late Captain Ira L. Smith & Edwin A. George aka 'Speedy'.

April 21st, 2019
'Men of the cloth' shun VG Easter Festival invocation

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- Priests and pastors on the island of Virgin Gorda allegedly refused to appear on stage to deliver the invocation at the opening of the Roy L. O’Neal Festiville on April 20, 2019. This forced the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee to resort to a non-preacher to bless the events.

March 17th, 2019
VIP announces Candidate for D4 By-Election

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP), has announced its Candidate to contest likely By-Elections for the Fourth District’s Seat in the House of Assembly (HoA)—Ms Luce D. Hodge-Smith.

March 12th, 2019
Julian Willock sworn in as new HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman, former Permanent Secretary and son of the soil, Mr Julian Willock was this morning, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, sworn in as the new House Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) during the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

January 20th, 2019
‘Come run in D1 since you so popular’ - Skelton-Cline to Hon Walwyn

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - While Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) continues to ignore National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Chairman, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) in what some call a weak and childish rant that one must be an At-Large Candidate to be Premier, someone else has responded to Mr Walwyn.

December 21st, 2018
Entrepreneurs warned of ‘time management’ as Trade Expo opens

WICKHAM'S CAY, Tortola, VI – Small Business owners were reminded that 'time is precious,' as the Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs Business Essentials Workshop and Small Business EXPO opened today, Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Moorings Marina Inn on Tortola.

December 18th, 2018
Trade Dept pushing “shop local” initiative for VI businesses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Business owners are being encouraged to participate in an upcoming workshop and trade show being organised by the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs to be held on Friday, December 21, 2018.

November 23rd, 2018
Trefor A. Grant confirmed as Ports Authority Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - National Democratic Party (NDP) insiders with Honourable Myron V. Walwyn's (AL) wing, have confirmed with this publication that Cabinet agreed at its Thursday, November 22, 2018, meeting, to appoint Mr Trefor A. Grant, as the Chairman of the BVI Ports Authority for three years.

August 22nd, 2018
Hon Turnbull appointed Minister for a day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Second District Representative, Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull, has been appointed Minister for Health and Social Development in the Virgin Islands (VI) government, for a day, on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

February 8th, 2018
'I got into 3 accidents' due to bad parking by others- Premier Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Noting that he has been the victim of some three vehicular accidents due to bad parking by others along roadsides, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) announced during the Sixth District consultation meeting that he is in support of having zoning regulations in the Territory.

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