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January 17th, 2020
The Crown

Thomas C. Famous

“Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.”

Winston Churchill

December 1st, 2019
Nagarit runs into history with Deloitte-Ogier BVI Half Marathon victory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ras Alula Nagarit returned to the territory to compete for the first time since 2008 and created history on Saturday, when he debuted in the 14th Deloitte-Ogier BVI Sunrise Half Marathon.

September 27th, 2019
USVI-born cricketer gets best bowling figures of CPL 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- St Croix, US Virgin Islands-born Hayden Rashidi Walsh Jr captured the first 5-wicket haul of the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as Barbados Tridents broke their jinx at Kensington Oval with victory over defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders on September 26, 2019.

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.

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