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April 25th, 2015
CIL 'ensures' mangrove replanting & coastal cleanup

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) spearheaded a coastline cleanup together with a mangrove replanting exercise along the stretch from Prospect Reef to Duffs Bottom, Tortola to mark the occasion of Earth Day On Wednesday April 22, 2015.

April 23rd, 2015
Award ceremony & basketball to mark MALE's 1st anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – On Saturday April 25, 2015, Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (MALE) will be celebrating its one year anniversary and to mark the occasion it will be recognising a number of persons in the society who helped shaped the organisation.

April 22nd, 2015
CIL & YEP to host ‘Anything that Floats’ on July 5

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With 'Summer' just three months away, Caribbean Insurers Ltd and the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) announced this week that they are partnering to host an “Anything that Floats” race on July 5, 2015 at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, with all proceeds going to support capital improvements at the YEP centre in Fat Hog’s Bay, Tortola.

April 21st, 2015
Premier Smith slaps down Hon Fraser’s ‘floor rag’ comment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith denied that the government pays little regard to Opposition District Representatives but said his Government may not be bound by every recommendation or request that it receives from a district.

April 16th, 2015
‘Mitch’ Turnbull takes early swing @ 2nd District Rep

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Young up and comer in Virgin Islands politics Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull sought to galvanise support for his Second District run this upcoming elections with a public meeting in Cane Garden Bay last evening April 15, 2015 where he engaged the public and explained his reasons for challenging incumbent and long serving legislator Hon J. Alvin Christopher.

April 11th, 2015
‘Bunch of illiterate people leading us' – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to blast the Government for their policies on beaches owned by international investors and their alleged disallowing of locals to access them.

April 9th, 2015
‘Give firemen @ Beef Island a truck!’- radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio talk show on Tuesday night April 7, 2015 suggested that the Government supplies a truck to the fire station located at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport so that it can serve the needs of not just Beef Island but East End if needed.

April 8th, 2015
Radio caller blames district rep for closure of WE Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller has dismissed the concerns of Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) regarding the need for the Government to address the West End Police Station, which has been closed for some months now pending repairs to the building.

April 5th, 2015
Food & Fungi Fest kicks off VG Easter Festival

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Kicking off the 2015 edition of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival weekend yesterday April 4, 2015 was the Food and Fungi Fest which saw a large turnout of tourists and residents alike.

April 2nd, 2015
EE family was 'blindsided' over land acquisition– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes the family of East End got blindsided by Government’s recent motion in the House of Assembly for the compulsory acquisition of a plot of land earmarked for a sewerage pumping station opposite the East End Police Station.

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