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August 17th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Bria A. Smith

By M. Gary Eleazar

A woman of many words and the voice of many, this week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Bria A. Smith—an Information Officer of the Government of the Virgin Islands’ (VI), Department of Information and Public Relations, attached to the Premier’s Office, with a knack for musical theatre.

August 14th, 2018
TAG slashes up to $6G off all Ford, Honda & Hyundai models

SLANEY POINT, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islanders and residents of the Territory, can now benefit from as much as $6,000 slashed from the price of their favourite Ford, Honda and Hyundai vehicles.

August 14th, 2018
Re-balancing the VI economy in wake of 'Public Registers Decision'

By E. Benito Wheatley

There are very serious economic and financial implications for the Virgin Islands (VI), as a consequence of the United Kingdom's (UK) decision, to impose public registers of beneficial ownership (public registers) on the Overseas Territories (OTs).

August 13th, 2018
The British are coming!! The British are coming!!

Thomas C. Famous

“Cup Match is an event which marks the day that Bermuda was discovered by Admiral Sir George Somers, in 1609. It also marks Emancipation Day.”

August 12th, 2018
Yadali Thomas Santos is Miss World BVI 2018!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The race for the coveted Miss World BVI Crown, came to an end on the evening of Saturday, August 11, 2018, when Yadali Thomas Santos, sashayed off the stage, as the 2018 Queen.

August 10th, 2018
'Caribbean Cellars' returns to Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola,VI - Wines and Spirits Merchant, Caribbean Cellars, has returned to its main branch at Lower Estate on Tortola, in the Virgin Islands (VI), after being forced to relocate to Baugher’s Bay in 2017, following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 8th, 2018
First ever Rotary Int’l President to visit VI in 113 years history

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rotary International’s President, Barry Rassin—of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas—is heading to the Virgin Islands (VI), for what is being hailed as a ‘historic’ visit, since he is the first Rotary International’s President, to ever visit the VI, in its 113 years of existence.

August 7th, 2018
Emancipation: For better, not worse and forward, not backward

Alfred C. Frett

Let not haste and waste precipitate our fall: There is a strange feeling in the air as persons ask if we are ready to vote or ready to run and when asked whether we have already entered 2019, their response is that we should be getting ready for another Snap Election.

August 7th, 2018
Small but a good Parade 2018; usual late start, stalled trucks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite the many residents who said the money could have been better used to fixed schools and help those who are still homeless following the 2017 Hurricanes, the 'August Monday' 2018 Parade, went on as planned and has come to a close.

August 7th, 2018
“Do Not Eat Dead Fish In Josiah Bay” Residents Warned

JOSIAH BAY, Tortola, VI - Residents and visitors are being warned against eating ‘double dead’ fish following a major fish kill in Josiah Bay, Tortola.



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