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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.

February 5th, 2016
VG residents protest filling in of pond & clearing of mangroves

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A number of Virgin Gorda residents are very serious about preventing what they consider the destruction of the environment in the name of development that they are willing to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the clearing of mangroves and filling in of a pond in the Spanish Town area.

January 5th, 2016
No water for the year! North Sound VG residents complain of water shortage

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – For the past week or so residents of North Sound, Virgin Gorda have been experiencing severe water shortage reportedly as a result of a damaged pump used to distribute water throughout the areas.

December 18th, 2015
At least one injured in head-on vehicle collision on VG

COPPER MINE, Virgin Gorda, VI- At least one person is said to have been injured in a vehicular accident in the Copper Mine area on Virgin Gorda this evening, December 18, 2015.

December 3rd, 2015
Marijuana plantation uncovered on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In an operation last week, officers from the Virgin Gorda Police Station, along with a Special Investigations Team, uncovered a large marijuana plantation on Virgin Gorda.



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