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December 6th, 2019
Off to a good start! Xmas on DeCastro St attracts 50 vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- City Manager Janice E. L. Brathwaite-Edwards said the Christmas on DeCastro Street event is off to a good start, with its largest-ever vendor turnout of 50.

December 1st, 2019
Dr Katherine A. Smith appointed Director of Culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Katherine A. Smith, a former lecturer at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), has been appointed Director in the Department of Culture effective December 2, 2019.

November 12th, 2019
‘Being part of BVI Food Fete reps who I am as a BVIslander’ Ariq Flax-Clarke

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gorda’s very own Chef Ariq Flax-Clarke said he has been holding his own in the kitchen long before he was a teenager and was happy to stimulate the taste buds of hundreds of guests at the BVI Food Fete event 'Taste of Tortola' at Queen Elizabeth II Park on November 9, 2019.

November 10th, 2019
Taste of Tortola draws the crowd!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All roads led to the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town for the Taste of Tortola held as part of the 2019 BVI Food Fete on November 9, 2019.

November 8th, 2019
2019 BVI Food Fete kicks off with Gourmet Soiree on Scrub Island

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds took the short boat ride to Scrub Island last evening, November 7, 2019 for the BVI Tourist Board's (BVITB) Gourmet Soiree, which kicked off the 2019 BVI Food Fete, an event coinciding with the BVITB’s 50th anniversary.

November 6th, 2019
'No carrot is allowed in local peas soup!'- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ZBVI 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out locals for the inclusion of imported carrots into a 'Best BVI Peas Soup' contest as part of the recent Virgin Islands culture and heritage weekend.

November 6th, 2019
Former legislator begs Gov't to help complete Heritage Dancers’ building

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Money donated to the Heritage Dancers group was used some 20 years ago, after securing a piece of land, to start a building for the group to comfortably conduct cultural activities. Two decades later; however, the building remains incomplete.

November 5th, 2019
VI culture must be taught in all schools- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government minister responsible for culture in the Virgin Islands (VI) says he is pushing for VI culture to be included in the curriculum of all schools across the territory, as it is seen as one of several aspects needed to keep the heritage and culture alive and passed on to generations.

October 19th, 2019
'Fungi never tasted so good!' as BVI Food Fete 2019 launches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When you sample a bite-size piece of red snapper on top of a matching piece of fungi, topped with shredded mango chutney and the flavours saturate your mouth, all you can say to yourself is "Fungi and fish never tasted so good!"

October 11th, 2019
CCT gifts iPhone 11 & free service to Miss BVI Bria A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reigning Miss BVI 2019/2020, Bria A. Smith was today, Friday, October 11, 2019, awarded a new iPhone 11, one-year phone service and one-year LTE 2 service by CCT for winning the Miss British Virgin Islands 2019 Pageant.

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