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April 21st, 2018
UPDATE: Solemn send off for Captain Ira L. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a solemn send off for another of the Virgin Islands’ son, pioneer, retired civil servant, businessman and boat captain Ira Leopold Smith.

April 20th, 2018
Bregado Flax Educational Centre wins 2018 national debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was weeks of preparation for students, teachers and parents over the past three months.

April 20th, 2018
Mechanical problem forces temporary closure of VG airport

TADDY BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) announced on April 20, 2018, that the Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda will be temporarily closed on Saturday, April 21, 2018, due to the airports’ fire truck experiencing operational complications that developed following hurricane Irma.

April 20th, 2018
Arm robbery in Virgin Gorda; target company payroll

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from the sister island of Virgin Gorda is that sometime around 2:45 P.M. today Friday, April 20, 2018, a lone gunman reportedly attempted to rob a construction company of its Friday payroll cash.

April 20th, 2018
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kyla K. Forbes

By Renee C. Williams

Our young professional for this week is Kyla K. Forbes, who has a passion for Communication while being an advocate for social change and women empowerment within her community.

April 20th, 2018
Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwin James hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that the Territory’s Deputy Police Commissioner, Alwin James has been hospitalised.

April 19th, 2018
Gov’t settled for mere $11.4M on Admin Complex insurance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Not even the Government of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) can stand up to the giant insurance companies in the Territory.

April 19th, 2018
7 months later working conditions under West End tent has worsened

WEST END, Tortola, VI - It was our newsroom who first and accurately brought the shameful conditions of civil servants working under an open tent at West End in our December 28, 2017 article.

April 19th, 2018
Kyron A. McMaster reps athletes of small nations

GOLD COAST, Australia - Kyron A. McMaster, 400m hurdles champion and inaugural Virgin Islands (VI) gold medalist sat at the head table with top executives of the Commonwealth Games Federation, GOLDOC, and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at the final day press conference of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

April 19th, 2018
The Irma Diaries book tour off to a successful start

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local author Angela Burnett Penn has embarked on a five-state book tour across the northeast United States.

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