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March 29th, 2018
‘The VIslander was known for his honesty, integrity & good work ethic’- Dr Angel Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We have to go back and see how our culture was built and then once we go back, we can begin to understand who we are as Virgin Islanders and then we can see where it is eroded and where now we have a problem. We are talking about reconstruction and rebuilding but then we must build on a foundation and that foundation has to be based on our history and culture.”

March 8th, 2018
Miss World promotes brand VI to over 1 billion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Approximately 1.3 billion people from around the world were exposed to brand VI and received the message that the Territory is open for business. This welcomed promotional figure is the result of the recently concluded visit of the Miss World delegation.

March 1st, 2018
Wakanda fever? RiteWay staff don African attire

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Staff of RiteWay Food Markets in Pasea Estate, Tortola was observed yesterday, February 28, 2018 decked out in African wear, prompting our news reporter to find out whether the Black Panther or Wakanda fever was spreading in the Virgin Islands.

February 27th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn buckles! Downsizes VG Easter Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is stubbornly going ahead with the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival for 2018, although according to him, “festivities will take a different format than attendees have grown accustomed to over the years.”

February 20th, 2018
'I think we are the most ignored' - Local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the book launch of 'Ti Koko and Kush Kush' penned by local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull, she expressed that literary artists are ignored within the community and should get more support.

February 8th, 2018
UPDATE: Lyra George In! as New VG Festival Committee Chair

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Our newsroom can now confirm that Lyra George has been appointed the new Chairwoman of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee.

December 2nd, 2017
UPDATE: 22 vendors support 1st night of Xmas on deCastro St

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 22 vendors looked past the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and turned up to help ring in the spirit of Christmas on the opening night of the 2017 Christmas on deCastro Street, now in its 19th year and previously known as Christmas on Main Street before relocating to its present space.

November 26th, 2017
UPDATE: 5th Annual Anegada Lobster Festival catches the crowd

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- Virtually a slap in the face of Hurricane Irma, the 5th Annual Anegada Lobster Festival has drawn hundreds of persons to the sister island.

September 5th, 2017
Booth owners ordered to remove materials from Festival Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In preparation for hurricane Irma, Ministry of Education and Culture warned booth owners to remove all erected booths, dismantle structures and materials from the Festival Grounds in Road Town yesterday, September 4, 2017.

August 8th, 2017
Emancipation in the BVI – Reality or Fantasy?

Alred C. Frett

Even Social Issues must kneel to Emancipation:

It should be a given that Governments are there to serve the People and should never willfully and maliciously block or compete against the Private Sector… Unfortunately, there are many Complaints about such Problems and I hope others will address some of these while I focus more on associated Injustices or Corruption affecting Society whether through Labour, Immigration, Health or Education.

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