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April 3rd, 2018
‘Stress relief’ Kite Flying Extravaganza draws the crowd

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The annual Kite Flying Extravaganza organised by the Guyanese Association of the BVI has been held annually for over 25 years and this year again saw a large crowd converging on Wickham’s Cay I, on the main island of Tortola, for the activity on Monday, April 2, 2018.

March 20th, 2018
Scrub Island Resort reopens; Little Dix Bay Resort closed until 2019!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hurricanes Irma and Maria had a devastating impact on the tourism industry, including damaging some of the major resorts across the Territory.

March 19th, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: NDP will be re-elected if people want to continue with 'bullshit’- 'Foxy'

LITTLE HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Mr Philiciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’ is 79 years old, having been born on September 27, 1938. The internationally well-known indigenous Virgin Islander, who boasts of being a seventh generation local from Jost van Dyke, says he stays far from local politics.

March 8th, 2018
BBC paints dismal picture of VI 6 months post hurricanes 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no doubt that the Virgin Islands has made great strides in its restoration, following the destructive hurricanes that battered the territory in September 2017. However; BBC News chose to ignore that and focused on the many shortcomings in an article published on its website on March 6, 2018.

March 7th, 2018
Hon Fraser takes public meeting on recovery loans to VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a successful public meeting at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay on February 21, 2018, Tortola, Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA now heads to Virgin Gorda to get residents’ views on the proposed borrowing of $721M for the hurricane recovery and development efforts in the Virgin Islands.

March 4th, 2018
An increase for news! BVI Beacon up 100%; Now costs $1.00

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents may not understand the huge cost involved to keep them in the know on issues and happenings both locally and regionally.

March 1st, 2018
House of Assembly refurbished for 2nd time in 2 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands parliament, known as the House of Assembly, (HoA) has been refurbished and will host today’s, March 1, 2018, 1st Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

February 12th, 2018
$122k to be spent on Strong Motion & Seismic Network

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Good relations between the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez continue as a team of engineers led by Professor Jose Martinez-Cruzado visited during the past week to assess the impact of the hurricanes of September 2017 on the Strong Motion and seismic network throughout the VI.

February 12th, 2018
A pleasant walk

Donald E. de Castro

Presently living on a hill at Pockwood Pond, today December 17, 2017 is another interesting day in my life after Irma and Maria. It has been a very trying and at the same time an experience living out of town. During the weeks after these two devastating hurricanes and having lost my van to Irma it was a trying time getting back and forth into town so it was necessary to catch a ride daily.

February 6th, 2018
‘Our District Rep refused to stay with us after hurricanes’- Albert L. Stevens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The popular radio talk show Honestly Speaking hosted by former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director and commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline is expected to be hot later this evening when it airs.

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