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May 1st, 2015
Food, fun & friendly competition expected @ NLBC Int’l Night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The New Life Baptist Church will be hosting its annual International Night tomorrow May 2, 2015 in which 13 countries from the Caribbean and around the world are slated to participate in a day of fun and friendly competition.

April 28th, 2015
STT Carnival Village named in honour of Cleve ‘Grapo’ Turnbull

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The annual St Thomas Carnival Village has been named in honour of Cleve ‘Grapo’ Turnbull who passed away last November. The Village was launched on Friday evening April 24, 2015 and was named ‘Grapo’s Art Gallery.

April 27th, 2015
Local bands slam NDP Gov’t on USVI travel restriction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of musicians from the Virgin Islands are frustrated and embarrassed that the US Virgin Islands border patrol continues to restrict them from travelling to perform in that territory for gain and that the National Democratic Party government seems to be dragging their foot on the issue.

April 18th, 2015
Ce’cile to have a 'blast' @ Club Crystal tonight

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Jamaican female dancehall artiste Ce’cile arrived in the territory last night April 17, 2015 for a show billed for Club Crystal tonight April 18, 2015 and promised that her fans are in for a treat.

April 7th, 2015
UPDATE: Late start to VG parade fails to dampen spirits

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Persons familiar with parades in the Virgin Islands are accustomed to late starts and even though the Virgin Gorda Easter Parade didn’t kick off until nearly three hours after the scheduled time of 12pm on April 6, 2015, it didn’t seem to bother the majority.

April 7th, 2015
Kite-flying will return to cruise pier next year! – Hon Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has promised that for Easter 2016, the Guyanese Association of the BVI will be able to return to the cruise pier to host its annual kite-flying extravaganza.

April 6th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘I put my all into it’ – King Paido

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following a five year win drought, King Paido is ecstatic about winning this year’s Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso Competition early this morning April 6, 2015.

April 5th, 2015
Tarrus Riley leaves VG crowd wanting more

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Like he did the last time he was here in the Virgin Islands Jamaican reggae artiste Tarrus Riley got the crowd hyped up and left them wanting more even after performing for well over one hour with hit after hit.

April 5th, 2015
Food & Fungi Fest kicks off VG Easter Festival

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Kicking off the 2015 edition of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival weekend yesterday April 4, 2015 was the Food and Fungi Fest which saw a large turnout of tourists and residents alike.

March 31st, 2015
Chris Cooke 1st Spring Fest Black Jack Run winner

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Chris Cooke etched his name into the history books when he became the first winner of the BVI Spring Fest Black Jack Run on Sunday March 29, 2015 in Cane Garden Bay.

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