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March 30th, 2016
Lady Evelyn sweeps VG Easter Fest fishing tournament

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.

March 29th, 2016
VG Easter Festival parade flops

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI - It was a disappointing day for those who braved the scorching sun to make it to the 49th Virgin Gorda Easter Festival parade yesterday March 28, 2016 in Spanish Town Virgin Gorda.

March 27th, 2016
You can’t just expect to receive & not give- Franka A. Pickering tells expats

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.”

March 26th, 2016
VG water woes embarrassing to me - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

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.

March 25th, 2016
King Paido, Sistah Joyce out of VG Calypso competition

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.

March 3rd, 2016
Washrooms at The Baths closed off due to water shortage

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.

March 2nd, 2016
‘Project Bug Out’ to fight Zika on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A public/private partnership has been established to chart the path towards mosquito eradication on Virgin Gorda.

March 1st, 2016
Dive BVI 5K on VG raises $1600 for Elderly Home

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Runners in the 2nd leg of the 2016 Dive BVI 5K series displayed both a competitive and compassionate heart on Saturday February 27, 2016.

February 24th, 2016
2016 Virgin Gorda Easter Festival in limbo!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Like most things following the 2015 general elections, another government sponsored event seems uncertain. According to our National Democratic Party (NDP) sources in the Virgin Gorda community, the 2016 Virgin Gorda Festival Committee has not received any money to kick start the 2016 activities.

February 6th, 2016
Hon Mark H. Vanterpool assures no increased water & light bills for VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) assured residents of Virgin Gorda that there is not expected to be increases in the cost for the supply of water or electricity for residents of the sister island as a result of the upgrade of the Virgin Gorda water treatment plant.





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