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August 11th, 2017
Rotary calls for all hands on deck as clean-up continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The three Rotary Clubs in the Virgin Islands (UK) have joined forces in their usual fashion, collaborating with key stakeholders in the territory to give it their best shot at returning the aesthetics of Road Town to normalcy and in the same vein ‘reach out and touch’ the lives of those hard hit by the Monday August 7, 2017 devastating floods.

July 20th, 2017
Lorna G. Smith Out! Elise Donovan In! as new BVI Finance Boss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has taken almost over a year and months to find a new Director for BVI Finance, a statutory body funded by both the Government and the private sector.

June 21st, 2017
VI is a 'Big Dog' in global investments, trade & jobs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A consultancy report commissioned by a government statutory body, BVI Finance, headed by the Premier's wife, Lorna G. Smith OBE, unearthed some glowing information about the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands, in terms of its role on the global financial and economic stage.

January 4th, 2017
The husband is ‘absolutely not’ the head of the home- Lorna G. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The always candid First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE has disagreed with the common notion, especially among Christians and Muslims, that the husband is the head of the household.

October 10th, 2016
Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome laid to rest in Anguilla

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – It was nothing less than the expected emotional celebration of the life of Mrs Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome on Saturday October 8, 2016 at the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom where hundreds gathered to pay tribute in one way or the other.

September 27th, 2016
UPDATE: Mrs Geneva Lettsome passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our newsroom early this morning, September 27, 2016 is that Mrs Geneva Lettsome, the mother of First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) among others, has died at age 88.

May 15th, 2016
First Lady Lorna G. Smith slams critics of her Gov’t appointment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After coming in for heavy criticism from online bloggers on her recent appointment of Interim Executive Director of BVI Finance, First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE took to social media to lash back at her critics, challenging them to come forward if they think they can do a better job in the post.

May 12th, 2016
Premier’s wife Lorna G. Smith, a retiree, back in Government

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration on May 10, 2016 announced that the wife of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, is back in government.

April 10th, 2016
46 complete swim coaching course by former British Olympian Brian Brinkley MBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 46 swim instructors in the territory received their certificates for completing a rigorous UK certified programme hosted by the BVI Swimming Foundation of John and Sonya Williams.

October 29th, 2015
Plants stolen from QE II Park & Sir Olva Georges Plaza

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Shame on you,” said First Lady of the Virgin Islands Ms Lorna G. Smith OBE, TEP as she bemoaned the unsavory reports of person stealing plants from the Queen Elizabeth II Park and the Sir Olva Georges Plaza.


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