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October 19th, 2019
'Fungi never tasted so good!' as BVI Food Fete 2019 launches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When you sample a bite-size piece of red snapper on top of a matching piece of fungi, topped with shredded mango chutney and the flavours saturate your mouth, all you can say to yourself is "Fungi and fish never tasted so good!"

September 29th, 2019
‘You wouldn’t want a storm named Shereen’ – Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of three female legislators in the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) has said persons should not desire her to “create a storm” but rather look at the fruits of her involvement in nation building.

September 22nd, 2019
Don’t be caught up with physical structure of church – Hon Wheatley

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI - Members and supporters of the North Sound Methodist Church were recently commended for the commitment shown towards the renovation of the structure devastated by Hurricane Irma in 2017 but were also urged to stay focused on others things, apart from the building.

September 21st, 2019
Dance twins taking ‘performance ensemble’ to VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We are not necessarily a dance school we are a performance ensemble but we look at the girls’ academics, we try to mentor them, we do different socials and keep them out of trouble,” said Lakisha T. Claxton of Nouveau Royale.

September 1st, 2019
Banking facility to be restored on VG in October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Originally scheduled for an August 2019 opening, residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have to wait until October of 2019, for access to much needed banking facilities via Banco Popular, following some setbacks.

July 30th, 2019
Hundreds of boaters converged on VI for Xmas in July

SAVANNAH BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hundreds of boaters, including from the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, headed to these shores in friendly and festive mode for the 2019 Xmas in July last weekend.

July 25th, 2019
Inflated rent rates must be addressed – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A first time legislator of the Virgin Islands (VI) is responding to a long cry of consumers who have been for years calling on governments to address the issue of unscrupulous inflation of rent rates across the territory.

June 13th, 2019
Locals sidelined for jobs even after understudying expats - Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) recently revealing that the Virgin Islands (VI) has processed thousands of work permits so far for 2019, concerns are being raised over the state of the job market for locals.

May 27th, 2019
VIP Government to review NHI – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A government review of National Health Insurance (NHI) is on the way with the aim of improving its reach to benefit of all, amidst the many cries that have been made since its introduction by the former National Democratic Party (NDP) administration.

April 23rd, 2019
Small troops revel @ VG Easter Fest Parade

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Seeing the effects of a scaled down Virgin Gorda Easter Fest 2019, the annual parade on Monday, April 22, 2019, was reduced to approximately 10 groups of very small troops in comparison to the large spectacle that was the parade in previous years.

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