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February 13th, 2020
'You can't pee there!'- Skelton-Cline lambasts men for public urination

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Urging authorities to embark on a clean-up campaign of the Virgin Islands (VI), ZBVI 780am radio moderator and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted local men for using public areas as restrooms, leading to unpleasant urine smells in those areas.

April 26th, 2014
Crafts Alive vendors dispute non-payment claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Vendors at the Crafts Alive Village have refuted claims that they are refusing to pay the rent for their shops and have insisted that they are awaiting a meeting with authorities before a final figure is decided on.

January 27th, 2014
Local craft maker fashions ‘Territorial dolls’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local craft maker, Ms Kishmet B. Daniel, has produced a line of dolls which have showcased the beauty and variety of the Virgin Islands over the past few weeks through the recently introduced Territorial dress.

January 9th, 2014
UPDATE: Quality Taxi Stand vendors served notices to remove

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several sources have confirmed with Virgin Islands News Online that vendors working at the Quality Taxi Stand area in the vicinity of the cruise pier dock were served notices to remove on January 7, 2014.

November 15th, 2013
This Week We Feature Young Professional Alexandra V. Durante

By Ron M. Henry

Surrounded by the beauty of her creations and adorned by glistening jewels of the sea, an artist conducts the daily routine of her life with little fuss along the Main Street corridor.

August 29th, 2013
UPDATE: No arrests yet in Crafts Alive burglaries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – No arrests have yet been made in relation to the recent burglaries at the Crafts Alive Village, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

April 17th, 2013
Crafts Alive Vendors concerned about lease structure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Concerned vendors of the Revitalised Crafts Alive Village met yesterday, April 16, 2013 to discuss leases that were recently handed out for spots the vendors occupied at the location.

February 28th, 2013
Culture Minister throws out challenge for new tourism approach

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn has announced that there is a need for alliances to be formed with persons within the community and persons selling items at the Crafts Alive Village in an effort to boost their economic situation. He also felt the same situation should apply to tourism efforts across the Territory.

February 27th, 2013
Another Minister, another swing – Works Minister takes aim at media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Against the grain of what surely must have been an otherwise uneventful, yet memorable opening ceremony for the ‘Revitalised’ Crafts Alive Village, came the now seemingly familiar chastisement of media practitioners in the Territory for the way news items were being presented by various media houses.

February 19th, 2013
Crafts Alive Village to be officially opened Feb 26! – Works Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool has announced that the Crafts Alive Village will be officially opened next Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

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