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April 4th, 2019
Major wildfire averted on VG

HANDSOME BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – A major wildfire was averted yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, on Virgin Gorda after volunteers came together to take the situation under control.

March 28th, 2019
VG Easter Festival scaled back further for 2019

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Easter Festival on the Island of Virgin Gorda (VG) continues to head down a slippery slope, scaling back its annual festivities for a second year now.

March 13th, 2019
Anegada, VG to get special ‘Development Fund’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ninth District, namely the sister islands of Virgin Gorda and Anegada, in the Virgin Islands (VI) are each earmarked for accelerated recovery and development, in addition to becoming 'energy independent' by 2025, with the implementation of the 9th District Development Fund.

March 6th, 2019
First Cabinet Meeting set for March 7, 2019 on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in consultation with the Governor Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, has decided that the first meeting of the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) be held on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda this Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Village Cafe & Restaurant (Olde Yard Village).

March 3rd, 2019
NDP increased Airport fees before leaving Office

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP1) Government days before being ousted from Office approved an Order that would see the controversial development works at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, being financed in part by all passengers (including visitors and tourists) travelling in or out of the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 22nd, 2019
CANCELLED: No Nurse Iris O’Neal opening, building not ready!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Dr Hubert R. O’Neal (R9) and his National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government was hoping for some election brownie points by rushing to open the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre.

February 19th, 2019
Gov’t depts on VG abandoned & forgotten; WSD a good example!

HANDSOME BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - It is well known that the Sister Islands are treated badly and for the most part, ignored by the Tortola based Government of the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 14th, 2019
No apologies from Skelton-Cline & Wheatley to Dr. O’Neal!

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI - Candidate for district nine with the National Democratic Party 1 (NDP1), Dr the Hon Hubert R. O’Neal who two days ago demanded apologies from both Claude O. Skelton-Cline and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ninth district candidate, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley did not receive any and may have to meet them in court.

February 14th, 2019
Dr Titley-O'Neal throws full support behind VIP’s Wheatley

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Amidst high controversy, Dr Cassander P. Titley-O'Neal, the niece of National Democratic Party’s (NDP 1) Candidate for the Ninth District, Dr Hubert R. O’Neal, is throwing her full support behind Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) Vincent O. Wheatley as they contest to represent the district after the February 25, 2019 polls in the Virgin Islands.

February 11th, 2019
VIP’s Vincent O. Wheatley puts home & land ownership into focus

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the ninth electoral district, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley, is putting home and land ownership into focus as he launched his campaign for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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