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March 3rd, 2015
‘Time for more autonomy' – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Douglas Wheatley said that now is an opportune moment for the territory to commence talks with the United Kingdom with a view to gaining more autonomy.

February 28th, 2015
‘Bridging the Gap is about VI Pride’ – Adell J. Semper

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI – The organisers of the musical and cultural extravaganza ‘Bridging the Gap’ say that tomorrow March 1, 2015, patrons can expect an extraordinary Greater Virgin Islands event unlike anything previously experienced.

February 17th, 2015
VG Easter Festival to honour R. T. O’Neal for 2015

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Committee yesterday February 16, 2015 announced that they are on the mark and ready to roll out with the activities of this year’s Easter Festival naming one of the most senior legislators, Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as their honouree they also made known their commitment to working with all and sundry in the interest of all.

February 7th, 2015
Poles/VIslanders celebrate with cultural mix

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI – Last night February 6, 2015, it was a time of concert and partying at Trellis Bay for some 500 sailors with over 200 sailing from Poland to the Virgin Islands as they celebrated the contributions of Mr Waldyslaw Wagner to the territory.

February 5th, 2015
48 persons naturalized today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Today you would become citizens of the Virgin Islands and would be entitled to enjoy the constitutional rights that come with citizenship," said Registrar General Mrs Stephanie Benn in her remarks to the 48 persons who became Virgin Islands citizens this morning February 5, 2015.

February 5th, 2015
Wagner Rally all set for Trellis Bay

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The second edition of the Wagner Sailing Rally (WSR), which celebrates the life of Polish sailor, Wladek Wagner and his connection to the Territory, is scheduled to take place from February 6th – 8th, 2015 at Trellis Bay, Beef Island.

February 4th, 2015
RED ALERT: VI young men in crisis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Statistics in the age group ranging from 15-30 years recently revealed that 45% of our young men have been incarcerated, 25% are currently booked for court appearances and the remaining 30% are of good standing and have productively stayed out of trouble,” said Mr Craig A. Lake.

February 1st, 2015
UPDATE: ‘Cruisers’ party a success!’ – Valerie Rhymer

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The first annual cruisers’ beach bash hosted by Myett’s in Cane Garden Bay Tortola last evening January 31, 2015 was said to be a big success with the turnout being better than expected.

January 22nd, 2015
1st Spring Fest & Black Jack Run for VI

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - For the first time in the Virgin Islands (VI), a festival has been created during the spring time for the enjoyment of music, sailing, and fun in one weekend and it’s called “BVI Spring Fest & Black Jack Run.”

January 15th, 2015
Kareem-Nelson Hull to co-host Grammy event in Beverly Hills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Son of the Virgin Islands soil Kareem-Nelson Hull will once again be given the opportunity to represent the VI on the international stage when he co-hosts a Grammy event in Beverly Hills,Los Angeles County, California, USA.

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