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July 30th, 2016
Coach Williams upbeat with VI's showing @ U17 CFU Tourney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite not capitalizing on a fantastic start with a 1-0 win over the Bahamas at the recently concluded Caribbean Football Union/CONCACAF U17 World Cup Qualifying Tournament, in Suriname, Coach Avondale Williams was confident that his team will only get better.

July 30th, 2016
‘Dying culture’ of pastry making must be passed on- James I. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Well-known pastry chef and member of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) James Ishmael Lettsome III, was given the honour of having the annual cultural food fair, held at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park, named after him.

July 29th, 2016
YEP students tour TAG’s modern facility

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI- Tortola Auto Group (TAG), the official Hyundai dealer and the home of Car Quest Auto Parts, hosted close to 20 children from the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) at the company’s facility at Slaney Point, opposite the Prospect Reef Resort on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Another radio talk show host condemns Hon Walwyn’s actions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro is the latest person to publically condemn the way in which Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn treated Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on the opening night of Virgin Islands Festival 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Julian Willock breaks silence; says he will have 'lots to say' after Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The young man who has emerged as the new voice of reason and consensus, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock, has again broken his silence on recent media reports.

July 29th, 2016
Residents renew call for policing of beaches

THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI – Calls are becoming much louder for the Marine Police of the Virgin Islands and other relevant authorities to police beaches across the territory, especially during the peak time of the seasons.

July 29th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Jevaughn J. Parsons

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

In the wee hours of Sunday July 24, 2016, Jevaughn J. ‘JJ’ Parsons rose to instant popularity by winning the FLOW Soca Monarch BVI, Caribbean Edition, beating out artists from the Virgin Islands as well as other Caribbean countries more known for producing soca artists.

July 29th, 2016
Bolt arrives in Rio!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Jamaican superstar Usain St Leo Bolt touched down at the Antonio Carlos Jobim, Galeao International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday July 28, 2016 as he gets ready to launch his Olympics 2016 campaign.

July 28th, 2016
Is the Calypso culture dying or dead in the VI?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social media has been blowing up with concerns that calypso is dying or already dead in the Virgin Islands, following the poor turnout for the Virgin Islands Calypso Monarch at the Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town last night, July 27, 2016.

July 28th, 2016
Body found @ Rogues Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A body, which is yet to be identified, was found on the northern side of Tortola today, July 28, 2016.





East End/Long Look 2016 Festival artistes 31 July to August 3

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