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January 18th, 2019
VIP’s Sharie B. deCastro pushes economic reform through education

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro is proposing an economic strategy with an emphasis on education and development of human resources in her quest to bring economic reform to the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 17th, 2019
Massive crowds turn out to VIP’s Meet & Greet

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) did it in style and elegance, when they hosted their Meet and Greet for the 2019 elections season at Maria’s by the Sea, last evening, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

July 3rd, 2017
Karia J. Christopher installed as new Rotary president

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rotarians, family, friends and well-wishers came together for a wonderful evening as the Rotary Club of Tortola celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.

June 18th, 2016
Expectations high for 2016 festival pageants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As residents gear up for Emancipation Festival 2016, many anticipate a high level of performance from especially contestants of the various pageants being organised for this year’s celebration.

June 4th, 2014
First annual trade show on hotels & restaurants dazzles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Tourist Accommodation Properties (BVITAP) in collaboration with the BVI Tourist Board held the first annual Hotel and Restaurant Trade Show at Maria’s by the Sea today June 4, 2014, showcasing a number of exhibits germane to the hospitality sector.

May 8th, 2014
Vehicular access blocked to rear of Crafts Alive Village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent blockade established in front of a pathway near the rear of the Maria’s by the Sea hotel that previously offered vehicular access to the back of the Crafts Alive Village has created a stir.

March 28th, 2014
UPDATE: More than 40 registered in PEP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Informed and reliable sources within the newly formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) have confirmed that they are coming out strong with a membership of over forty (40) and counting.

May 31st, 2013
Vanterpool Challenges TRC to ‘step up’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool declared he is not satisfied that the Virgin Islands is as much on the cutting edge as it can be given the technological advancements that are available.

May 24th, 2013
UPDATE: Public servants urged to stay united!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Members of the Virgin Islands Civil Service Association (VICSA) were afforded the opportunity yesterday May 23, 2013 to listen, learn and voice their concerns on a number of topical issues affecting the sector and the economy of the Virgin Islands as a whole.

April 11th, 2013
Premier lauds BVI Marketplace event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several businesses turned out at Maria’s By The Sea hotel today, April 11, 2013 to witness the launch of the BVI Marketplace 2013.


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