NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that several employees of Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) located in North Sound, Virgin Gorda have been put on the breadline since the company is closing for several months for renovation.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal is confident that an upcoming job fair will find work for many of the 300 workers soon to be sent home from the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort which is embarking on a year and a half of rehabilitation from May 1, 2016.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal, Representative for the Ninth District said the water situation on the island of Virgin Gorda is a heart breaking one for him and he considers it the number one issue and is hopeful that the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) brings relief.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Lady Evelyn, captained by Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal, swept the 2016 edition of the Virgin Gorda Fisherman’s Jamboree by capturing the first, second and third prizes of the tournament.
SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- “I must say we give to you, you should give back to us. We are supposed to work hand in hand and therefore I am saying tonight, boldly, that you should participate in the festivals in the BVI. Give something back. Get a troupe, go into the parade, do something.”
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the eve of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival this weekend, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he was embarrassed about the water situation on Virgin Gorda and called the issue of water in the territory his biggest challenge as Minister.
THE VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Two of local calypso's biggest names will not be competing in this year's Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso Competition. These are Reynold A. Phillips known as King Paido and Joycelyn Searles who goes by the name Sistah Joyce.
THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of the sister island of Virgin Gorda called our newsroom today March 3, 2016 to bitterly complain about the lack of water at the washroom facility at the The Baths and slammed Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), accusing him of not being prepared for the influx of passengers to that island.