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April 23rd, 2015
VG land distribution no election gimmick – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith is insisting that Government’s land distribution process is completely transparent and brushed off questions as to whether it is a political gimmick on the eve of elections in the territory.

April 7th, 2015
UPDATE: Late start to VG parade fails to dampen spirits

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Persons familiar with parades in the Virgin Islands are accustomed to late starts and even though the Virgin Gorda Easter Parade didn’t kick off until nearly three hours after the scheduled time of 12pm on April 6, 2015, it didn’t seem to bother the majority.

April 6th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘I put my all into it’ – King Paido

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following a five year win drought, King Paido is ecstatic about winning this year’s Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso Competition early this morning April 6, 2015.

April 5th, 2015
Tarrus Riley leaves VG crowd wanting more

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Like he did the last time he was here in the Virgin Islands Jamaican reggae artiste Tarrus Riley got the crowd hyped up and left them wanting more even after performing for well over one hour with hit after hit.

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 4th, 2015
PEP’s Lorie A. Rhymer raps VIP on VG hospital, greenhouses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Lorie A. Rhymer has slammed the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration for the greenhouses which he said have not fulfilled their purposes and for doing nothing for Virgin Gorda in terms of a healthcare facility.

March 15th, 2015
Popular VG taxi driver Armond ‘Quashie’ Moore found dead

SAVANNAH BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Another sudden death has rocked the Virgin Gorda community as one of its very popular taxi drivers, Armond 'Quashie' Moore, was found dead in his vehicle in the Savannah Bay area close to midnight on March 14, 2015.

March 13th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lyndon L. Andrews

By Cathy O. O. Richards

This week’s Young Professional is an advocate for "dreaming big". His laugh is labelled as contagious by his peers. His hunger and vigour for academic success have moulded him into the assertive individual that he is today. He will also soon be returning to the territory certified at the highest level of Dentistry.

March 5th, 2015
UPDATE: Meal of death? Woodley’s co-workers in shock

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - New information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that construction worker Cosell Woodley reportedly became ill after consuming a meal and even though she visited the Iris O’Neal Health Centre twice, she succumbed, much to the shock of her co-workers and many residents of Virgin Gorda who were very familiar with her.

February 16th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm death of Anthony Martinez @ The Baths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police today February 16, 2015 confirmed the death of 66 year old Anthony Martinez of New Jersey, United States, who died yesterday February 15, 2015 while touring The Baths, on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda. This story was firstly and accurately reported by this news site yesterday.

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