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May 31st, 2020
Curfew further relaxed; Hotels & gyms get approval to operate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Beginning today, May 31, 2020, Cabinet has decided that the curfew will now be in effect from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am to allow residents more time to exercise and undertake activity in the cooler parts of the morning and to allow people to prepare their business activities earlier.

December 21st, 2019
High surf warning in effect today, Dec 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands can expect passing showers today with daytime high temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s, the wind will be moderate and from the east according to local weather forecasts.

December 1st, 2019
High surf warning in effect for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has issued a High Surf Advisory for the territory as of today, December 1, 2019.

January 11th, 2017
Another local family allegedly ordered off beach

WEST END, Tortola, VI – A Manager of Sugar Mill Hotel & Restaurant in Little Apple Bay, on the Western End of Tortola, is accused of attempting to force a family off the beach there but was met with strong resistance, which almost turned violent.

May 5th, 2014
‘We are being treated like dogs!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Edmund G. Maduro sent out a warning about the situation which has prevented vendors from selling their wares at the popular Smugglers Cove beach, noting that a sign has since been placed there to reinforce the policy.

February 17th, 2014
Leave Josiah's Bay beach alone - Naomi Frett-Patterson

JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI – At a time when tourists and locals alike have resumed maximizing the use of the Josiah’s Bay beach persons are appealing to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering not to trouble the structure of the beach.

May 27th, 2013
Gramps Morgan, Heatwave & Shai sparkle on final night of Music Fest 2013

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The curtains came down on the three-day, 2013 BVI Music Festival with great performances by Shai, Heatwave and Gramps Morgan last evening May 26, 2013.

March 3rd, 2013
Eastern Caribbean's top 10 beach accommodation on a budget: from Antigua to the British Virgin Islands

(UK Guardian)

Below is an extract from the Guardian article of the same title: Staying on Antigua, St Barts and the British Virgin Islands is never going to be cheap. But these 10 characterful cottages and guesthouses are relative bargains, from around £100 a night

February 26th, 2013
Last chance to save Anegada beach

KEEL POINT, Anegada, VI – Left unattended for another month or so, the decorated coconut trees lining the beach at Keel Point, Anegada, could all be uprooted and possibly washed out to sea and with a little more time the cottages could also be gone with the wave.

April 4th, 2012
Three-Day Music Fest back on the beach!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following concerns based on funding and a possible downsizing of the Musical Festival, the committee has made a very bold move- which many patrons will be happy to learn- to return the event on the beach where it used to be held and stick to the regular three-day musical extravaganza from May 25 through May 27.


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