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December 18th, 2018
VI’s A’yana K. Phillips shines as Philippines crowned Miss Universe 2018/19

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Philippines' Miss Catriona E. Gray is the new Miss Universe 2018/19 after taking the crown and beating 93 other contestants when the competition concluded in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, December 17, 2018.

December 7th, 2018
Church should do more to empower women - Zoe J. Walcott

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Beauty queen and Virgin Islander, Ms Zoe J. Walcott who placed 8th out of 86 contestants at the recently concluded 2018/19 Mrs Globe Pageant, says conversations around women empowerment needs to hit the front burner in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 6th, 2018
J.R. O’Neal Botanical Garden blooms again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30, 2018, The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was formally re-opened, having been destroyed by the hurricanes of 2017 which ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 5th, 2018
Zoe J. Walcott talks experience, challenges at Mrs Globe 2018/19

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander, Ms Zoe J. Walcott, the beauty queen who ranked number 8th out of 86 contestants at the 2018/19 Mrs Globe Pageant recently, sat down with Virgin Islands News Online, to talk about some of her experiences gained and challenges faced in her quest for the crown.

December 2nd, 2018
BVI finishes Top 10 in Mrs Globe 2018/19 Finals

SHENZHEN, China, Asia – Mrs British Virgin Islands (BVI), Zoe J. Walcott, has completed her journey at the 2019 Mrs Globe Pageant, placing 8th out of over 80 contestants and walking away with three individual titles at the Pageant held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in Shenzhen, China.

December 2nd, 2018
‘Santa’ fetes VI youths for ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI – 'Santa Claus' proved once again to be the main attraction of the 2018 edition of ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’ last evening, December 1, 2018, as throngs of youths and adults flooded DeCastro Street, in the heart of Road Town, Tortola, for the close of the two-day event to usher in the 'festive season.'

November 28th, 2018
BVI cops two individual awards ahead of Mrs Globe finals

SHENZHEN, China, Asia – Mrs British Virgin Islands (BVI), Zoe J. Walcott, has copped two individual prizes ahead of the Saturday, December 1, 2018, finals of the Mrs Globe Pageant, venued in Shenzhen, China.

November 27th, 2018
BVI poised to place in top 5 ahead of ‘Mrs Globe’ finals

SHENZHEN China, Asia – Mrs British Virgin Islands (BVI), Zoe J. Walcott, is a favourite at the Mrs Globe Pageant this Saturday, December 1, 2018, in Shenzhen, China.

November 23rd, 2018
Gov’t too broke to print Immigration forms for Visitors & Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has purportedly bankrupt the Virgin Islands (VI), to the point where the administration is now without money to pay for simply printing the updated Customs and Immigration forms.

November 23rd, 2018
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Neville H. K. Smith

By Ron O. D’Avilar

Being away from home in youth is never an easy task, doing surgery and not having contact with one’s family, makes it even more difficult.

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