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August 7th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘Winning gold is a big deal’- Chantel E. Malone

By Dean H. Greenaway

LIMA, Peru, SA—Four years after a medal slipped from her grasp in the final round of competition in Toronto, Canada, Long Jumper Chantel Ellen Malone buried the field on her first attempt, to win the Virgin Islands (VI) first Pan Am Games medal in its 36-year history, on the opening day of track and field in Estadio Nacional, in Lima, Peru on August 6, 2019.

July 29th, 2019
Laser Sailor Thad A. Lettsome excited about Pan Am Games debut

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA—When he puts his boat in the waters in Paracas, Peru on Saturday, August 3, 2019 Thad A. Lettsome, 17, will make history as the [[British] Virgin Islands’ first Laser Sailor in its Pan American Games history.

May 8th, 2018
Tales from Tortola- Part IV

Thomas C. Famous

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years. For 400 years?! That sounds like a choice.”

April 12th, 2018
Tales from Tortola, VI Pt 1

Thomas C. Famous

As I sat on my porch looking out towards Guana Island, I contemplated on my time surrounded by fresh mountain air, fresh Caribbean dishes, friends and tons of family.

April 1st, 2018
Where is the historic sloop Vigilant? Gone in the trash!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Controversy appears to be continuing around a 25-foot wooden sloop named Vigilant that some claim was the oldest wooden boat in the Caribbean.

March 29th, 2018
‘The VIslander was known for his honesty, integrity & good work ethic’- Dr Angel Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We have to go back and see how our culture was built and then once we go back, we can begin to understand who we are as Virgin Islanders and then we can see where it is eroded and where now we have a problem. We are talking about reconstruction and rebuilding but then we must build on a foundation and that foundation has to be based on our history and culture.”

February 20th, 2018
'I think we are the most ignored' - Local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the book launch of 'Ti Koko and Kush Kush' penned by local author Dr Patricia G. Turnbull, she expressed that literary artists are ignored within the community and should get more support.

January 9th, 2018
Jaguars confirmed winners of Digicel 4-day Cricket C/ship

KINGSTON, Jamaica- Guyana Jaguars were confirmed as winners of the 2017-18 Digicel 4-Day Championship, after their nearest rivals Barbados Pride settled for a draw with Windward Islands Volcanoes in their rain-affected match on Sunday January 7, 2018.

November 28th, 2017
VG to get own radio station

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- VGROC, a Non-profit Organisation, is positioned to make history when it launches Virgin Gorda’s first ever radio station, VGROC 88.5 FM, hopefully in a matter of weeks.

June 2nd, 2017
VI culture & stamina to be tested in 1st annual VI Paradise Race

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is being billed as a not to be missed event that aims to promote the Virgin Islands’ tourism product while testing the stamina, skill and knowledge of Virgin Islands culture and history of participants.

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