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July 4th, 2015
Politicians put in spotlight @ Festival Calypso elimination

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- King Paido, Rockey, Ojinga, Queen Shereen, new comer Yung Blood, and Mighty Cloud were among those that gave the sizable crowd that gathered on Friday July 3, 2015 at Village Cay a taste of what to expect at this year’s Emancipation Festival 2015 Calypso Competition. And coming off elections season, it was not surprising that politics and politicians were the focus of most calypsonians.

July 3rd, 2015
‘I say no to Independence!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Edmund G. Maduro, the host of the EGM radio talk show has slammed utterances by Minister for Education and Culture the Honourable Myron V. Walwyn about the territory heading towards independence, saying that the Virgin Islands would not be able to make it on its own away from its mother country.

July 2nd, 2015
VI must not accept 'New World Order' – Radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A radio show caller insisted that the Virgin Islands must not go the way of what he described as the New World Order where same sex marriage is seen as being acceptable.

July 2nd, 2015
Marcus ‘Yung Blood’ Marks newcomer to Festival calypso competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This news site can confirm that among thirteen persons who have registered their interest in competing in the calypso competition as part of the 2015 Emancipation Festival, there is at least one newcomer- Marcus ‘Yung Blood’ Marks.

July 1st, 2015
4 share prizes in Pre-Territory Day car sound-off @ VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - ‎Krystino Vialvaa Krys, Paul Bridgelall, Nicholas Alphonso aka Nicko and Rhodney Beharry aka Trini shared the cash prize of $2,000 in one of the biggest car sound-offs on Virgin Gorda on June 28, 2015.

July 1st, 2015
All local line-up for Gospel Fest 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Gospel Fest will be one of the events of this year’s Emancipation Festival and this year’s promises to be full of energy with an exciting line of up gospel artistes named.

June 30th, 2015
‘I did not go to the House to fight’ – Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Premier, former Leader of the Opposition, former Representative of the Ninth District and former Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Ralph T. O'Neal OBE was one of four stalwarts of the Virgin Islands honoured yesterday June 29, 2015 for their contribution to the territory at the Territory Day celebrations.

June 30th, 2015
‘No need for concerns over financial accountability’ – Kishma A. Baronville

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –New Chairperson of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee Kishma A. Baronville has put to rest concerns about financial accountability as she heads into her first Festival since taking the reins from former Chairman Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden.

June 30th, 2015
VI heading towards independence- Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn believes that people of the territory must continue to foster national pride among themselves as this will be vital for any eventual move towards independence, which he speaks of as imminent.

June 20th, 2015
UPDATE: Miss BVI set for Aug 2, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Friday afternoon scene at Village Cay Marina on June 19, 2015 was one of a crowded space as many turned out to get a firsthand look at the eleven young ladies who will be vying for the Miss BVI and Miss Jr BVI crowns respectively, as was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online.

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