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April 16th, 2018
2 day Debate of 2018 Budget starts April 26 to 27, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After about two weeks of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) of the whole House of Assembly (HoA) that wrapped up late last week, Parliamentarians are ready to debate the 2018 Appropriation Bill.

April 16th, 2018
Captain’s sendoff: Edwin A. George aka Speedy laid to rest April 14, 2018

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The boats were filled to capacity, the grand tent in Speedy’s Headquarters was filled and almost everyone in Virgin Gorda (VG) came out to celebrate the life of VG pioneer, businessman and son of the soil, Edwin Allen George aka ‘Speedy/Kiddo.’

April 12th, 2018
A Coke & a Smile? Cokes seen scattered @ Hannah’s roadside

HANNAH BAY, Tortola, VI - Around 3:00 P.M. today Thursday, April 12, 2018, our roving camera observed some coke in cans scattered alongside the roadway in the area of Hannah’s Bay, on the western side of Tortola.

April 12th, 2018
VI Cuisine promoted at London’s Rum Kitchen

LONDON, England - The [British] Virgin Islands hosted a week-long celebration dedicated to the splendours of VI cuisine at The Rum Kitchen from March 17 to 23, 2018. The Rum Kitchen is a popular Caribbean restaurant located at All Saints Road in London, United Kingdom. The [British] Virgin Islands Tourist Board UK team were excited to welcome Londoners to experience a menu of traditional dishes that surprised and delighted guests with each soulful bite.

April 12th, 2018
Leeann Forbes retired DMV officer has died

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Family, friends and the staff of the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) are in mourning over the passing of Leeann Forbes, a long time employee of the Government Department.

April 12th, 2018
‘Hush money? I did not take it’- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom on the main island of Tortola in a national address yesterday April 11, 2018, said he is "one you can trust as a spiritual leader".

April 12th, 2018
Tales from Tortola, VI Pt 1

Thomas C. Famous

As I sat on my porch looking out towards Guana Island, I contemplated on my time surrounded by fresh mountain air, fresh Caribbean dishes, friends and tons of family.

April 12th, 2018
McMaster wins VI’s first Commonwealth Games gold!

QUEENSLAND, Australia- In what has captured the hearts of athletes and fans around the globe, hurdler Kyron A. McMaster, who lost his coach Xavier Dag Samuels tragically to Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, won the first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal for the [British] Virgin Islands.

April 11th, 2018
‘Supa Cop’ Callwood still on the beat! Tickets like rain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just in case you think he has gone away, well not so fast. The Territory’s most infamous police Officer Constable Glenn Callwood aka ‘Supa Cop’ is still on the traffic beat and issuing tickets to motorists throughout Tortola.

April 11th, 2018
‘It’s ignorance’ I. Fletcher Scatliffe clear the air on stay @ Sports Complex

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Irvine Fletcher Scatliffe, well-known local resident and former talk show host has cleared the air on his five-month stay at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex at the time being used as a shelter following the 2017 Hurricanes of Irma and Maria.

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