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July 9th, 2019
More Caucasians should support Emancipation celebrations – Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With the 2019 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival on the horizon, controversial and outspoken ZBVI radio host, Mr Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka' has called on all ‘Whites’ residing in the Virgin Islands (VI) to come out and support the African emancipation celebrations in the territory.

July 9th, 2019
D5 Resource Centre reopens in time for Summer Programme

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- “This is the day, this is the day that the Lord has made…” the children sang and clapped joyfully as they began their first day of summer school activities at the refurbished and reopened Resource Centre in Huntums Ghut in the Fifth District on July 8, 2019.

July 9th, 2019
Carnel D. Clyne fires back; Calls Rev Turnbull a ‘Liar’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Carnel D. Clyne has fired back at comments made by Reverend Melvin A. Turnbull, during the Thursday, July 4, 2019, edition of ZBVI’s ‘Umoja’ show over revelations that Gospel Fest continues to be missing from the official VIF&FC calendar of activities for Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2019.

July 9th, 2019
BVI Com. Board admins accused of disrespecting locals, racism & bias

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The administrators of the BVI Community Board, a Facebook page of over 21,000 members, have been accused of being biased, disrespectful to locals and showing 'hints of racism’.

July 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Powerboats infringing in swim area @ CGB to be remedied by August

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- With concerns raised recently about power boats and other vessels infringing in swim areas and dropping anchor close to the shoreline at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the situation will be resolved next month after Swim Area and No Anchoring markers are installed.

July 8th, 2019
PHOTO: Dr Hans Diehl pays courtesy call on Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Founder of the Complete Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) Dr Hans Diehl paid a courtesy visit on Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) on Monday July 8, 2019.

July 8th, 2019
Luciano lands Thursday for Foxy’s HempFest 2019

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ will be arriving in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, July 18, 2019, via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island ahead of his scheduled performance for the 2019 edition of Foxy’s HempFest.

July 8th, 2019
Totally Evil's unbeaten run ended by Thulean

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The feature clash at the Pre-August Festival Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on July 7, 2019 provided an upset as Thulean of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, ended the 8-race unbeaten run of Totally Evil also of St Thomas.

July 8th, 2019
FSN hosts food drive as donations from businesses dwindle

By Chassidy M. Leonard

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As many are still recovering and rebuilding from Hurricane Irma, the Director of the Family Support Network (FSN), Sasha H. Stoutt, has expressed that the demand for the network’s services has increased while donations by businesses have decreased.

July 8th, 2019
Former T&T President urges Rotarians not to forsake family life

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- “Your definition as a Rotarian must not be to the detriment of those that love you and who you love,” were the words of Rotarian and a former president of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Justice Anthony T. A. Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C to the Virgin Islands (VI) families of Rotary of District 7020.

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