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April 27th, 2015
Elford W. Parsons In! Hon J. Alvin Christopher Out! as PEP candidate in District 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 12:15AM) In one of the most risky political moves for the 2015 General Elections expected in July of this year, the newly formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has decided that its long time Representative and Party Leader, Honourable J. Alvin Christopher (R2), will run as an At-Large candidate while new comer and former LIME Executive Mr Elford W. Parsons will contest on the party’s slate in the Second District.

April 26th, 2015
UPDATE: Trim & Joseph take Mr GQ & Miss Gorgeous titles

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Shemar Trim and Deria D. Joseph have been crowned Mr GQ and Miss Gorgeous respectively.

April 26th, 2015
‘Stop selling your lands’- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public activist and television talk show host Julio S. Henry said he is happy to hear some Virgin Gordians will be given land but has urged them not to sell their property to outside investors but rather engage in leasing and other safeguards.

April 26th, 2015
‘Listen to your children’ – Dwayne J. Strawn

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Parents must listen to their children as communication is two way, said keynote speaker Dwayne J. Strawn at the Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (MALE) first anniversary award ceremony held yesterday April 25, 2015 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom, Tortola.

April 26th, 2015
Mixed start for BVI in Beach Volleyball

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI pairs of Marlon Solomon and Paul Mourillon, and Marlon Burke and Carldon Morton had a mixed Day One of the ECVA Beach Volleyball Zonal Tournament of the NORCECA Continental Cup in Antigua on Friday April 24, 2015, which saw the topped ranked St Lucia, St Kitts & Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda win their respective series.

April 25th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘Bau Bau Gene’ put to rest @ sea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Friends and family of Gene S. 'Bau Bau Gene' Maduro said their final goodbyes today April 25, 2015 as he was laid to rest at sea.

April 25th, 2015
RTW hit with 2nd recall in days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The RTW group of companies, which includes Road Town Wholesale Trading Ltd, Rite Way Food Markets, Fine Foods, Harbour Market, and Cash & Carry, has announced yet another product recall, this time from Inventure Foods (Inventure) of their Fresh Frozen Vegetable products.

April 25th, 2015
'More library hours needed'- Douglas Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands wrapped up Library Week 2015 observances, radio talk show host Douglas Wheatley called for more library hours to facilitate the working public.

April 25th, 2015
Orlando the flamboyant & Karl the trustworthy

By Dickson Igwe

Two party politics in the British Virgin Islands is getting increasingly entrenched into the social geography this early 2015. The two main parties are led by two men who, apart from the unexpected, will go into the next General Election leading their troops against the army of the other.

April 25th, 2015
CIL 'ensures' mangrove replanting & coastal cleanup

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) spearheaded a coastline cleanup together with a mangrove replanting exercise along the stretch from Prospect Reef to Duffs Bottom, Tortola to mark the occasion of Earth Day On Wednesday April 22, 2015.

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