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February 2nd, 2018
Cane Garden Bay beach finally reopens for recreational use

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Today, Friday February 2, 2018, Acting Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer Mr Kelvin Penn confirmed that following the results of a completed study the Cane Garden Bay beach is re-opened for swimming and related recreational activities.

January 26th, 2018
Meeting today to discuss CGB beach reopening ‘once & for all’ – Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Some four days after this news site had reported, on January 18, 2018 that follow up tests, according to Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull, had cleared the way for the reopening of the world renowned Cane Garden Bay Beach for recreational use, the Department of Information issued a press release stating that the beach had been reopened, but was subsequently pulled from the Government website.

January 18th, 2018
New tests have cleared CGB beach to be reopened- Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Many persons have been calling this news site to find out when the popular Cane Garden Bay beach on Tortola will be reopened to the public.

December 27th, 2017
Long Bay Beach on Beef Island the new hot spot for tourists

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Prior to the tropical wave of August and hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, the preferred beaches for especially cruise ship tourists on Tortola were Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay. A new beach has since been drawing the tourists- the unspoiled Long Bay Beach on Beef Island- another of nature's little secret.

December 8th, 2017
NDP Gov’t behaving just like pre-Irma- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already having his fair share of being shunned and ignored, Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has not budged even with the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma, as it continues to operate in isolation, ignoring the people who put them in office.

September 2nd, 2017
Turnbull blasts Gov’t for state of CGB beach

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman and brother of Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull, Michael A. Turnbull, has expressed frustration at the state of the Cane Garden Bay, located in his district, saying government seems to want to see the beach die a natural death.

July 7th, 2016
VI rated No.1 for Caribbean destinations by US News & World Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has made the world’s top 25 list and been ranked as the leading Caribbean tourist destination by US News and World Report.

March 26th, 2013
CGB beach faces sudden destruction if left unchecked - Hon Pickering

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortols, VI - Based on a study that was done some three years ago by a Miami based organisation and which focused on the critical importance of the run-offs in the Cane Garden Bay (CGB) area, the beautiful and very popular Cane Garden Bay beach may be in real danger of sudden destruction if left unchecked.

May 27th, 2012
“World Class” performances at Music Fest Day 2 [Photoslide Included]

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The performances were classic, the music was pulsating as 10 time Grammy nominated Band Third World, proved that after 39 years of performing, they were still a force to be reckoned with globally as a musical group.

May 24th, 2012
All is set for Music Fest on the beach

Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, VI - Just a day away, final preparations are in full swing for the much anticipated 2012 BVI Music Festival on Cane Garden Bay Beach which begins tomorrow May 25, 2012.



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