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June 14th, 2020
Some locals tearing each other down while professing Christianity- Dr Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “Mr Speaker, it saddens me sometimes when I see Virgin Islanders tearing each other down. Sometimes we maximise our faults and minimise our strengths. Mr Speaker, sometimes we choose not to see the best in each other. We become suspicious of each other, and we, at times, tarnish each other’s good name.”

June 11th, 2020
Carnel D. Clyne resigns as VIF&FC Chairman

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Moments ago it was announced, at the 9th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 4th House of Assembly (HoA), that Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Carnel D. Clyne has resigned.

May 26th, 2020
Rhodni A. Skelton appointed Acting Director of Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the departure of Sharon P. Flax-Brutus as Director of Tourism on May 20, 2020, Mr Rhodni A. Skelton has been appointed to act in the post.

May 22nd, 2020
Premier requests ‘full report’ into 'departure' of Ex-Tourism Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the controversial early send-off of Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus as the Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), six months before her intended date of departure, Premier and Minister with the portfolio for Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he has requested a ‘full report’ from the Tourist Board on the matter.

May 21st, 2020
Fake News! Ex Tourism Director was NOT escorted by Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our news centre, well established for its accuracy, has investigated reports and headlines circulating in social media and some in the local press fraternity that the former Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus, was escorted out of the Tourist Board Office by Police. That information has been found to be false and misleading.

May 20th, 2020
Sharon P. Flax-Brutus ‘immediately’ out as Tourism Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus is no longer the Director of Tourism as the Board of Directors of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) has made a decision to make her resignation effective immediately.

May 18th, 2020
Local Kelvin E. Hodge tipped to be new BVIPA Chairman

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Sources close to the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Board have informed our news centre that a local person has been tipped to fill the post of Chairman of the BVIPA, made vacant by the recent resignation of Mr Nathaniel Issacs Sr.

May 15th, 2020
BVITB Director Sharon P. Flax-Brutus to call it quits in November

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As tourism continues to take a beat down from the global coronavirus pandemic and faces a rocky road ahead, a leaked email has revealed that the Director of the BVI Tourist Board, Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus, Director of Tourism intends to call it quits at the end of the year.

May 4th, 2020
Nathaniel Issac Sr resigns as BVIPA Board Chairman

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsdesk from sources within the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) is that its Board Chairman, Mr Nathaniel Isaac Sr has tendered his resignation.

March 18th, 2020
John M. Samuel resigns as Ag MD @ BVIPA; March 18, 2020 last day

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom has been informed by multiple sources familiar with the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) that the interim Managing Director (MD), Mr John M. Samuel resigned a few weeks ago.

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