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April 17th, 2018
Team VI ends Gold Coast 2018 with historic Gold medal & fanfare

GOLD COAST, Australia - As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an end on April 15, 2018, Ephraim Penn, President of the BVI Commonwealth Games Association (BVICGA) commended the athletes for their hard work and dedication despite the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

April 17th, 2018
Still no mail box services on Tortola 7 months later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some seven months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed the Virgin Islands (VI) with its powerful category 5 winds and rain, things are still not back to normal with some government operations and services.

April 17th, 2018
Flowers while he is living; Bill Board congratulates Kyron!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just in case motorists, passengers, visitors or pedestrians have missed it, the skyline in Road Town on the James Walter Frances Drive Dual Carriage-Way adjacent to the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex has a new Bill Board.

April 17th, 2018
Gov Jaspert signs controversial Bill to create alternative Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a heated two days of debate late last month that further placed a wedge in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

April 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Fireman & Tenant hospitalised following R & R Complex fire

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - The fire that engulfed the R & R Malone Complex on Saturday, April 14, 2018, was serious.

April 16th, 2018
Non-Virgin Islander tipped by NDP to head London Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the ousting by the Government of the day of the Virgin Islands Ambassador to London and the European Union, Mr E. Benito Wheatley, by failing to renew his contract, senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources have told our newsroom that the Dr D. Orlando Smith led Administration is for the first time considering placing a non-national to the London office post.

April 16th, 2018
'Late M. Elton Georges to be given official funeral'- Cabinet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The longest-serving Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE will be given an official funeral. The late Georges passed away on April 4, 2018, at Peebles Hospital.

April 16th, 2018
2 day Debate of 2018 Budget starts April 26 to 27, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After about two weeks of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) of the whole House of Assembly (HoA) that wrapped up late last week, Parliamentarians are ready to debate the 2018 Appropriation Bill.

April 16th, 2018
Captain’s sendoff: Edwin A. George aka Speedy laid to rest April 14, 2018

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The boats were filled to capacity, the grand tent in Speedy’s Headquarters was filled and almost everyone in Virgin Gorda (VG) came out to celebrate the life of VG pioneer, businessman and son of the soil, Edwin Allen George aka ‘Speedy/Kiddo.’

April 12th, 2018
A Coke & a Smile? Cokes seen scattered @ Hannah’s roadside

HANNAH BAY, Tortola, VI - Around 3:00 P.M. today Thursday, April 12, 2018, our roving camera observed some coke in cans scattered alongside the roadway in the area of Hannah’s Bay, on the western side of Tortola.

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