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May 5th, 2018
Leeann Forbes laid to rest May 5, 2018 in Sea Cows Bay

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was another sad day and another funeral on Tortola today Saturday May 5, 2018 when a large number of persons turned up to celebrate the life of former civil servant, mother, sister and aunt, Ms Leeann Forbes.

April 22nd, 2018
Accomplished statesman M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE laid to rest

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Proverbs Chapter 22:1 says: “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.” The late former Deputy Governor Mr M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE seemed to have chosen wisely during his life on earth.

February 4th, 2018
Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury to be buried on February 11, 2018

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The body of the late first full time local Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury, who died on December 31, 2017 at a United Kingdom hospital, was returned to the Territory aboard a private plane this morning February 4, 2018 around 8:30 A.M.

January 18th, 2018
‘Omar was never too busy to listen or to help’ - Patsy C. Lake

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - He was widely regarded as the ‘People’s Man’ and so it was no surprise that the pews of the New Testament Church of God International Worship Centre in Baughers Bay, Tortola, were filled with persons of all walks of life as they bade final farewell to the late legislator Mr Omar W. Hodge.

December 10th, 2017
Leando Nibbs to be laid to rest on Monday Dec 11, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Prominent businessman Mr Leando Nibbs, who died on November 20, 2017 will be laid to rest on Monday December 11, 2017.

November 8th, 2017
‘Inspector’ Francia V. James-Liburd given fitting send off

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police Officer Francia Veronica James-Liburd aka ‘Krazy’ or ‘Francine’, who died on October 6, 2017, was given a sendoff yesterday, November 7, 2017 befitting of an ‘Inspector’.

January 6th, 2017
Resident complains over length of time state releases bodies for burial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A concerned individual has made a case for the powers that be to be more considerate and act more swiftly when dealing with bodies when no foul play has been suspected.

December 6th, 2016
Bodies of Cottoy, Browne & Jefferson still to be released by state

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The bodies of Dexter Cottoy aka ‘Deckie’ and Calbert Browne aka ‘Buju’ who lost their lives in a tragic automobile accident on the sister island of Virgin Gorda on November 28, 2016 and the young man Estavan Jefferson, who was shot to death at the Stickett in Long Look, Tortola on November 17, 2016 are still being held by the state.

October 10th, 2016
Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome laid to rest in Anguilla

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – It was nothing less than the expected emotional celebration of the life of Mrs Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome on Saturday October 8, 2016 at the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom where hundreds gathered to pay tribute in one way or the other.

September 17th, 2016
Grieving man lashes out at ‘helpless’ Gov’t on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already facing a difficult time following the death of his mother, Mr Alex Varlack’s troubles have been compounded with the challenge of not being able to transport the body via ferry from Tortola to Anegada for burial.



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