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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.

April 14th, 2017
VG Easter Festival

By Karyn O. E. Alexander

From family Easter picnics on Virgin Gorda to a grand Easter Celebration: This evolution of a community event all began when the then district representative for Virgin Gorda, the late Hubert Robinson O’Neal, suggested that having a festival would unite the community.

March 28th, 2017
Lions partners with HLSCC for History Centre

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Lions Club of Tortola has forged a partnership with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) to embark on a project that would pave the way for the documentation and preservation of Virgin Islands history and heritage in a spanking new building.

March 21st, 2017
History made! First time reserved power ever used- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was last week Thursday March 16, 2017 that history was made in the Virgin Islands as never before in the political history of the British Overseas Territory of some 40 thousand residents that a governor did what His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE did.

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