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July 9th, 2019
BVI Com. Board admins accused of disrespecting locals, racism & bias

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The administrators of the BVI Community Board, a Facebook page of over 21,000 members, have been accused of being biased, disrespectful to locals and showing 'hints of racism’.

July 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Powerboats infringing in swim area @ CGB to be remedied by August

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- With concerns raised recently about power boats and other vessels infringing in swim areas and dropping anchor close to the shoreline at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the situation will be resolved next month after Swim Area and No Anchoring markers are installed.

July 8th, 2019
Luciano lands Thursday for Foxy’s HempFest 2019

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ will be arriving in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, July 18, 2019, via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island ahead of his scheduled performance for the 2019 edition of Foxy’s HempFest.

July 8th, 2019
FSN hosts food drive as donations from businesses dwindle

By Chassidy M. Leonard

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As many are still recovering and rebuilding from Hurricane Irma, the Director of the Family Support Network (FSN), Sasha H. Stoutt, has expressed that the demand for the network’s services has increased while donations by businesses have decreased.

July 8th, 2019
Former T&T President urges Rotarians not to forsake family life

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- “Your definition as a Rotarian must not be to the detriment of those that love you and who you love,” were the words of Rotarian and a former president of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Justice Anthony T. A. Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C to the Virgin Islands (VI) families of Rotary of District 7020.

July 7th, 2019
‘We really have to embrace our young people‘– District 7020 Gov. Delma Maduro

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds gathered at Scrub Island Resort on July 6, 2019 to witness history for the Virgin Islands as Mrs Delma Maduro, the first female member of the Rotary club of Tortola, ascended to the highest district level – District 7020 Governor.

July 5th, 2019
We have forgotten Irma & returned to our evil ways- Jennie N. Wheatley

EAST END, Tortola, VI-It was said by many that when Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017, it brought about a relationship among many that was never seen before, as persons united to not only relate their experience but to also begin the arduous clean-up work.

July 4th, 2019
Territory Day ‘can’t just be a day off’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that there were no more than 300 persons in attendance at the Monday July 1, 2019 Territory Day event held on the lawns of Central Administration Complex, a local commentator has admonished persons to show more respect for the territory’s history by attending the occasion before taking time out to relax or going to the beach on the holiday.

July 3rd, 2019
Residents fume as another landfill fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Another fire has broken out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, forcing many to take to social media to complain about the long standing issue.

June 29th, 2019
Attorney Michael J. Killourhy new Rotary Club of Tortola President

EAST END, Tortola, VI- "We want to work on making human connections locally here in the BVI that we can use to make an impactful difference that is felt across our own islands and beyond them."

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