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June 19th, 2019
Consultations on controversial 'additional school year' begins today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public, from today June 19, 2019, will be given an opportunity to make their input into the decision whether to shelve or keep the additional school year controversially instituted into public secondary schools by the former Minister for Education Mr Myron V. Walwyn.

May 17th, 2019
Banco Popular to open on VG in August 2019- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have access to much needed banking facilities by August of 2019, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly today, May 17, 2019.

April 30th, 2019
Finally! Gun Creek restrooms reopen

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- After being out of operation for almost two years, the Captain Owen G. Harrigan Visitor Centre restrooms in Gun Creek in North Sound, Virgin Gorda, have been reopened.

April 24th, 2019
Easter festival @ VG more than 52 years old – Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Bringing clarity to the constant debate as to the life and purpose of Easter Festival at Virgin Gorda, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said it all started in the North Sound Community.

April 23rd, 2019
Small troops revel @ VG Easter Fest Parade

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Seeing the effects of a scaled down Virgin Gorda Easter Fest 2019, the annual parade on Monday, April 22, 2019, was reduced to approximately 10 groups of very small troops in comparison to the large spectacle that was the parade in previous years.

April 4th, 2019
Major wildfire averted on VG

HANDSOME BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – A major wildfire was averted yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, on Virgin Gorda after volunteers came together to take the situation under control.

March 28th, 2019
VG Easter Festival scaled back further for 2019

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Easter Festival on the Island of Virgin Gorda (VG) continues to head down a slippery slope, scaling back its annual festivities for a second year now.

March 25th, 2019
Nagico Insurances gifts‘projector’ to HLSCC Virgin Gorda Branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The H. Lavity Soutt Community (HLSCC) Virgin Gorda Centre, is once again with a much needed projector after a generous donation of a EPSON PowerLite Wireless Projector, from Nagico Insurances, on March 7, 2019, last.

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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