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January 11th, 2020
Airplane accident temporarily closes Anegada Airport

BEEF ISLAND, Tortola, VI - The Auguste George Airport at Anegada was yesterday, Friday, January 10, 2020, temporarily closed after a minor accident with an inbound aircraft at around 2:25 pm.

December 20th, 2019
‘Mr Silky Voice’ Levi John to headline Old Year’s show on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Persons wishing to ring in 2020 in the Virgin Islands in party mode on one of the Sister Islands may be delighted to know that they have more options this year, with the Anegada Beach Club hosting a show on Old Year’s night (New Year’s eve).

December 8th, 2019
UPDATE: Coronation planned as Anegada pageant down to 1 contestant

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Kimberley A. Smith will be groomed to represent the Sister Island of Anegada at the 2020 BVI Teen Pageant on Tortola, once it’s on, since the only other contestant for the Miss Anegada Ultimate Teen Pageant has dropped out.

December 4th, 2019
'Ban conch fishing on Anegada for 5 to 10 years' - Kelly Faulkner

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- There has been a call by several persons on Anegada for government to ban the fishing of one the territory’s delicacy meat, the Anegada conch, over fears the conch population may be dwindling dangerously low.

December 3rd, 2019
2019 Anegada Lobster Festival had the 'largest crowds’ – Sharon P. Flax-Brutus

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- With shuttle buses transported from Tortola to Anegada, many taking their private and rented vehicles and more party boats journeying to the island for Anegada Lobster Festival 2019, there was no doubt an increased number of persons and activities on the sister island over the two days, November 30 and December 1, 2019.

August 31st, 2019
Sargassum clean-up begins on Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- Swept in during the passing of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, clean-up exercise have begun today Saturday, August 31, 2019, on a large mass of Sargassum Seaweed that invaded the shores of sister island Anegada.

August 29th, 2019
Anegada grappling with massive Sargassum seaweed invasion

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- An aerial reconnaissance has confirmed there have been no major damages caused by Hurricane Dorian but moves are afoot to urgently address the large amount of Sargassum seaweed that has made its way to the sister island of Anegada.

June 21st, 2019
E-Newsletter looking to bridge gap between Sister Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A monthly electronic newsletter has been launched to showcase news and events on the Sister Islands.

March 13th, 2019
Anegada, VG to get special ‘Development Fund’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ninth District, namely the sister islands of Virgin Gorda and Anegada, in the Virgin Islands (VI) are each earmarked for accelerated recovery and development, in addition to becoming 'energy independent' by 2025, with the implementation of the 9th District Development Fund.

March 3rd, 2019
NDP increased Airport fees before leaving Office

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP1) Government days before being ousted from Office approved an Order that would see the controversial development works at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, being financed in part by all passengers (including visitors and tourists) travelling in or out of the Virgin Islands (VI).

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