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April 22nd, 2018
2 prisoners Allen Baptiste & Alcedo Tyson returned from St Lucia

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - While many of the Virgin Islands' prisoners remain in St Lucia at the Bordelais Correctional Facility, they continue to advise their families of the poor living conditions, including having to purchase some basic supplies and being subjected to rationing of water.

April 22nd, 2018
Accomplished statesman M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE laid to rest

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Proverbs Chapter 22:1 says: “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.” The late former Deputy Governor Mr M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE seemed to have chosen wisely during his life on earth.

April 22nd, 2018
CCT and ‘De Crew’ donate to FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As telecommunication provider, CCT continues their ongoing campaign initiative CCT Cares that is aimed to give back to the community, they partnered with Sherwin A. Peters, member of the promotion team ‘De Crew’ to make a donation to the Family Support Network (FSN).

April 22nd, 2018
Records tumble in 2018 KPMG Tortola Torture

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Avery Collins from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, set a new record in the 4th annual KPMG Tortola Torture, a 34-mile ultramarathon in the [British] Virgin Islands, on April 14, 2018.

April 22nd, 2018
Virgin Islands Political Wild Cards 2

Dickson Igwe

OK. Political commentary is controversial. Undoubtedly! But why is this so? Because it discusses power! And in the game of power the stakes are always high.

April 22nd, 2018
Gold medal chef Kenneth Molyneaux attends chef tour in Texas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chef Kenneth Molyneaux, owner and Executive Chef of Tropical Fusion Beach Bar and Grill, and Captain of the VI National Culinary Team proudly represented the Territory during his attendance at the Certified Angus Beef Chef Tour that was held in Amarillo Texas from April 17 – 19, 2018.

April 21st, 2018
UPDATE: Solemn send off for Captain Ira L. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a solemn send off for another of the Virgin Islands’ son, pioneer, retired civil servant, businessman and boat captain Ira Leopold Smith.

April 20th, 2018
Bregado Flax Educational Centre wins 2018 national debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was weeks of preparation for students, teachers and parents over the past three months.

April 20th, 2018
Mechanical problem forces temporary closure of VG airport

TADDY BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) announced on April 20, 2018, that the Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda will be temporarily closed on Saturday, April 21, 2018, due to the airports’ fire truck experiencing operational complications that developed following hurricane Irma.

April 20th, 2018
Armed robbery in Virgin Gorda; target company payroll

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from the sister island of Virgin Gorda is that sometime around 2:45 P.M. today Friday, April 20, 2018, a lone gunman reportedly attempted to rob a construction company of its Friday payroll cash.

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