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December 6th, 2018
J.R. O’Neal Botanical Garden blooms again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of Arbour Day celebrations on Friday, November 30, 2018, The J. R. O’Neal Botanical Garden was formally re-opened, having been destroyed by the hurricanes of 2017 which ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 31st, 2018
Group of citizens hire Attorney to challenge election qualifications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that a group of Virgin Islanders have hired a local Attorney, to challenge the results of the next General Elections, as it relates to who is qualified to sit in the House of Assembly (HoA), in keeping with the Elections Act.

June 25th, 2018
Exclusive: Inside the NDP's June 23, 2018 convention meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was Saturday June 23, 2018, that the National Democratic Party (NDP) held its Convention, with 119 Delegates coming out at the Treasure Isle Hotel’s dining room.

May 23rd, 2018
March placards & banners ready!- Ayana S. Hull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Organisers of the march from the Sunday Morning Well to the Governor’s Office in protest to the United Kingdom decision to make accounts information for the offshore sector public via registries has announced that banners and placards are ready.

May 9th, 2018
'We are not panicking in the industry'– Ayana S. Hull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In response to the recent decision in The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Commons to make public the register of Beneficial Owners for companies in their Overseas Territories (OTs), a group of residents has formed a committee and, with government’s and other stakeholders' participation, are planning a public demonstration in the form of a march.

July 7th, 2017
‘Some of the noise makers will catch it later’- Ayana S. Hull

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- “Your portfolio sir is not flashy, it is not sexy, it does not attract a lot of media attention but the work your ministry does will speak for generations after the cameras have found new things to magnify.”

January 27th, 2017
‘Treat your inheritance well’- Hon Pickering as Copper Mine Visitor Center opens

COPPER MINE POINT, Virgin Gorda, VI- Deputy Premier Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), who is also the Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, has challenged Virgin Islanders to understand the value of their inheritance and treat it well.

December 23rd, 2016
‘Much more than a building’: Sage Mountain National Park gets Visitor Centre

SAGE MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Fifty-two years after Sage Mountain which boasts of the highest peak of 1,716 feet and some 86 acres in the Virgin Islands (UK), became the first National Park, it has again made history.

March 11th, 2016
Gospel Cruise artists tour the Virgin Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A host of Gospel artists touched down in the Virgin Islands (VI) yesterday March 10, 2016 as part of a Gospel Cruise on the Holland America Eurodam and had such an inspiring time in the VI that some of them plan to come back for a longer stay and a chance to perform here.

November 13th, 2015
'Wonders of the Virgin Islands' to open today @ TPP

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI – Wonders of the Virgin Islands, an authentic Virgin Islands souvenir store, is set to be opened at 5:00 pm this afternoon, Novemver 13, 2015 at the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) and promises to be a cut above the rest.

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