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March 4th, 2015
‘Reckless’ expat captains @ North Sound

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – “The Port (BVI Ports Authority) needs urgently to come up here and have some safety talks with these expat boat captains who seem not to have any care about practicing safety when leaving port, they taking off at high throttle with no care for who is coming behind.” This was a deep-hearted plea of a local boat captain from the North Sound area.

March 2nd, 2015
McKenzie L.K. Baltimore Snr & Edris O’Neal among NLBC honourees

DUFF BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Mrs Belsadys Donovan, Reverend Edris O’Neal, OBE, and Mrs Eugenie Donovan-Glasgow had honours bestowed on them on March 1, 2015 at the New Life Baptist Church (NLBC) but there were tears, surprise, appreciation and praises to God when Mr McKenzie L.K. Baltimore Snr was named the NLBC Surprise Honouree.

March 1st, 2015
Gala event marks BEYC 40 Anniversary celebrations

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Fireworks lit the night skies, champagne glasses touched ends in the air and feet danced as Lashing Dogs sang lyrics of the golden years all in recognition of the 40th anniversary of one of the territory’s leading resorts, Bitter End Yacht Club and Resort.

February 25th, 2015
Water woes hit VG & residents cry loudly

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – “Water is a commodity that people need every day. I can’t see why they haven’t renewed the contract. This is like another nail in the coffin for Virgin Gorda or what?” a concern expressed by a resident of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda as the sister island has been hit with serious water woes over the past few weeks.

February 22nd, 2015
UPDATE: ‘M.A.L.E. VG retreat a success’ – Mentor Kimberly M. George

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Mentor in the guidance and leadership programme Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.) Ms Kimberly M. George told this news site that a retreat for boys that took place on Friday February 20, 2015 and Saturday February 21, 2015 on the sister Island of Virgin Gorda was very successful.

February 20th, 2015
More $$ for hospital & new YEC for Purcell

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI - “The Rotary Club of Tortola’s Unwavering Commitment to Fight Poverty, Promote Youth Development and Improve Health Services.” This is one of the objectives that propelled the Club to stage yet another ‘Grand Affair’ and among the top priorities for funding are the construction of a state of the art Youth Empowerment Centre (YEC) and the completion of the equipping of the Neo-Natal unit at Peebles Hospital.

February 19th, 2015
Nagico gives vehicle to community policing group

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Nagico believes in serving the community and we have been doing this for many years now. This is the third vehicle that we have invested in as a donation for this purpose,” noted Managing Director of Nagico Insurances Mr Shan Mohamed.

February 19th, 2015
‘Give us more lifeguards’ - Fire Chief Zebalon A. McLean

LAMBERT'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Fire Chief Mr Zebalon A. McLean has resounded the cries for the government to place some emphasis on getting more life guards for the Virgin Islands' beaches and to do so before it is too late.

February 14th, 2015
JBY Valentine’s Fashion for the daring & cool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With little girls in their tutus and bows setting the pace for an evening of hot styles and fashion for the daring, the cool calm and collective to men and boys of new and cool era, a large crowd gathered in the heart of Road Town last evening February 13, 2015 for a Valentine’s fashion treat of their life.

February 11th, 2015
JVD residents say new boat charges too high

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Persons residing on the sister island of Jost van Dyke are peeved with the institution of a new boat charge which they say places operators at a disadvantage as the increase is steep in their estimation.

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