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August 13th, 2013
This is not an expat Carnival!– Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “A complete disaster,” were the words of commentator and social activist Mr Donald E. deCastro in describing the Road Town segment of the just ended 2013 Emancipation Festival Parade.

August 12th, 2013
Women engage in fist fight at Carrot Bay Festival

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Even as First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie cited the disrespect associated with persons fighting during the Emancipation Festival and its relevance to fore parents of Virgin Islanders, persons continued to settle matters with their fists at the end of the Emancipation Festival in Carrot Bay on August 10, 2013.

August 12th, 2013
First District youth & parents urged to 'never give up'

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – “When power reaches potential, purpose is formed.” This was part of the message to residents of the First District who turned out in their numbers to the Back to School Youth Motivational Session last evening, August 11, 2013.

August 11th, 2013
Cham, Small Axe create frenzy @ Carrot Bay Festival Last Lap

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – For more than an hour earlier today, August 11, 2013, fans were taken on a thrilling and extraordinary musical journey with Jamaican reggae & dancehall superstar, Damian Beckett aka Cham at the Benito Potter Festiville in Carrot Bay.

August 9th, 2013
Carrot Bay Fest marked by 'Tradition of Celebration' – Marvin Blyden

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – A tradition of celebration has always marked the Carrot Bay segment of Emancipation Festival activities, according to Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival & Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Mr Marvin "MB" Blyden.

August 9th, 2013
‘Tiger’ & Stoutt grab Most Catch prizes in Carrot Bay Fisherman's tournament

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Veteran fisherman Mr David ‘Tiger’ Smith, a first timer in the Carrot Bay Fisherman's Tournament, walked away with the prize for the Most Catch in category ‘B’ while Melbourne Stoutt took home the prize for Most Catch in category ‘A’.

July 30th, 2013
Scotiabank Sponsors Carrot Bay Fisherman's Tournament

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scotiabank today announced its sponsorship of the upcoming Carrot Bay Fisherman's Tournament, being held as part of the 2013 Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta. The event which is a well known feature in the BVI Emancipation Celebrations is being staged at the community’s Festival Ground in Tortola.

April 23rd, 2013
Mould outbreak forces closure of Isabella Morris Primary

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – The Isabella Morris Primary School has been officially closed today, April 23, 2013 due to mould infestation which has been recurring for several months now according to Principal, Sylvia Adams.

April 14th, 2013
Man accused of chopping bartender

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A father of five refuted charges of being armed with a machete and committing an act of assault at a bar in Carrot Bay in November 2012 when he appeared before the Magistrate's Court on April 12, 2013.

March 1st, 2013
Resident appeals for fisherman's dock at Carrot Bay

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – One resident is calling on the government to assist the residents of Carrot Bay with a dock for the fishermen in the area.



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