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June 5th, 2016
Opposition Leader Hon Fraser RA pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hailing him as the “greatest heavyweight fighter in history,” Leader of the Opposition and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA joined the long list of persons giving tribute on the passing of the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali.

February 13th, 2016
‘Village Missionary’ & Centenarian Robelteen Smith laid to rest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Her walk on the earth was a long one but she did it in an upright, humble, sharing, caring and inspiring manner, according to most of the tributes made about the life of centenarian Robelteen Smith, who was laid to rest today, February 13, 2016 following viewing and funeral service at the Road Town Apostolic Faith Church.

February 7th, 2016
VI’s oldest citizen Robelteen Smith passes at age 107

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has lost its oldest citizen, Robelteen Smith, who passed away at the grand old age of 107 on Thursday February 4, 2016.

March 15th, 2014
UPDATE: The Late PI Leonard A. Fahie gets Military send off

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The strength of a family that is obviously closely knitted was displayed in various forms today March 15, 2014 at the funeral for the late Police Inspector Leonard A. Fahie.

January 12th, 2014
UPDATE: Friends & family bid emotional farewell to ‘Truckman’ Chapman

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Tear stained faces filled the pews of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Carrot Bay today January 12, 2014, as hundreds of persons, including close friends and relatives, gathered at a thanksgiving service to celebrate the life of Jo-vahn A. Chapman aka Truckman.

December 28th, 2013
UPDATE: Hundreds bid farewell to teacher Claudia S.R. Lettsome

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – As they paid their final respects today, it was both a sad and happy moment in the lives of the loved ones of the late Mrs Claudia Sybil Riene Lettsome.

December 10th, 2013
Virgin Islands a no show at Nelson Mandela’s funeral

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While most of the World including the Heads of Governments of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean Community (Caricom) will be represented at the once in a life time event of the memorial service and funeral of the International freedom fighter and former South African President Nelson R. Mandela, the Virgin Islands will be absent.

November 9th, 2013
UPDATE: Corrine S. Brewley gets colourful send-off; remembered as VIP stalwart

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the request of the family of the late Ms Corrine S. Brewley, the Road Town Methodist was as that of a beautifully coloured garden as persons dressed in bright colours to pay their final respects to the beloved daughter of the Virgin Islands.

November 2nd, 2013
Heavy outpouring despite heavy downpour at funeral of Reeial A. George

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Today November 2, 2013 hundreds braved the inclement weather conditions to pay their final respects to the former Minister of Government Mr Reeial A. George.

November 1st, 2013
Reeial George Lying in State; Public paying respects

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The general public has been paying respects to the late former Legislator Mr Reeial George who is currently Lying in State at the House of Assembly building in Road Town.



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