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Culture

September 17th, 2016
CGB will be mosquito free for 3rd BVI Food Fete launch- Rhodni A. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Patrons wishing to attend the official launching of the 3rd Annual BVI Food Fete in Cane Garden Bay on the main island of Tortola next week have been given the assurance they do not have to be worried about contracting the mosquito-borne viruses, Zika and Dengue, now affecting the territory.

September 15th, 2016
Hon Marlon A. Penn ponders lack of local participation in VI festivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says Virgin Islanders need to get their cultural identity reflected in the annual festivities to observe emancipation.

August 31st, 2016
Are multiculturalism & assimilation working in VI? Doug Wheatley asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Referring to it as an elephant in the room that needs to be dealt with, host of “Speak out BVI” on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, on Tuesday August 30, 2016 posed a number of questions as to whether or not multiculturalism and assimilation are working in the territory.

August 22nd, 2016
Natalio D. Wheatley responds to controversial BVI News article

By Natalio D. Wheatley

On Wednesday August 17, 2016, on my radio show, “Things to Talk,” I made comments which were reported on by various news outlets. These news reports on my comments were not received well by a sizable number of people. Some will see my response to these news reports and their comments as damage control, but those who know me understand that I am not afraid of criticism.

August 18th, 2016
BMSA thrilled with success of Festival Car Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Motivated by the success of its Festival Car Exhibition held at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School grounds on July 30, 2016, the BVI Motor Sports Association (BMSA) is sparing no time in planning ahead for 2017.

August 18th, 2016
Sugar Works Museum highlights VI’s horse racing stalwarts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Those who have over the many years contributed towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands were highlighted by the Sugar Estate Museum in Lower Estate on Wednesday August 17, 2016.

August 18th, 2016
Festival becoming less Emancipation & VI Culture- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Expatriates who show up with their flags in support of artists from their native land, international artists performing every night, the celebrations taking on more of a music festival and carnival nature than that of a cultural emancipation celebrations, are some of the thorns in radio talk show host Natalio D. Wheatley’s side.

August 13th, 2016
Are we there yet?

By Thomas C. Famous

Are we there yet? This is a question frequently asked by persons on a journey to a place not yet known to them.

August 12th, 2016
Cromwell Smith mulls lacklustre support of VI Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local talk show host is trying to get to the bottom of the problem of poor participation by many sections of the territory towards the just concluded Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.

August 11th, 2016
‘Let’s take back our Jouvert’- Antonio Tuckett aka Daddy Pitt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the IPM band Mr Antonio Tuckett aka Daddy Pitt has gone public calling for the return of Rise and Shine (Jouvert) to its former glory as he claims the sugar has lost its sweet in this regard.

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