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June 25th, 2019
UK national pronounced dead after pulled from waters near Norman Island

NORMAN ISLAND, VI – A man who was pulled from waters off Norman Island and later pronounced dead at Peebles Hospital on Sunday June 23, 2019 has been identified as United Kingdom national Oliver Wheatley, 27.

November 22nd, 2018
Premier inks $200M deal for Norman Island development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, November 22, 2018, inked a Development Agreement worth in excess of $200M, with Audubon Holdings, to develop Norman Island as an environmentally conscious, luxury residential and tourist destination.

November 15th, 2018
Plans for Norman Island transformation taking shape

NORMAN ISLAND, VI - Plans which would see Norman Island in the Virgin Islands (VI), transformed from an island with merely two small beach front restaurants to having a full-fledged resort is beginning to take shape.

December 7th, 2017
Caribbean Buffet & Final Faze as Norman Island’s Pirates Bight reopens

NORMAN ISLAND, VI – While Peter Island Resort and Spa was closing its doors and sending home staff, next door Norman Island was re-opening its doors to guests some three months after Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands.

October 31st, 2017
'People are still stuck in that Irma wind' - Patrick W. Williams

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma that destroyed the territory and most of the smaller outer islands, persons were left homeless and jobless.

July 12th, 2017
UPDATE: Search continues for Deshaun M. Bryan aka 'Bongo'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The search is continuing for Deshaun M. Bryon aka ‘Bongo’, the person identified as missing following a boating mishap in Sir Francis Drake Channel, between Road Harbour on Tortola and Peter Island last evening, July 11, 2017.

July 3rd, 2017
Boat fire reported near Norman Island

NORMAN ISLAND, VI- A boat reportedly caught on fire this morning, July 3, 2017 near Norman Island.

March 7th, 2016
Kalik S. Aaron wins 2016 BVI Spring Fest Black Jack Run 

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Kalik S. Aaron last evening March 6, 2016 walked away the winner of the 2016 BVI Spring Fest Black Jack Run and as a result took home $1,500 cash and a cellular phone from event sponsor CCT.

January 16th, 2016
Female tourist dies after snorkeling off Norman Island

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police confirmed the sudden death of a 70-year-old female tourist Thursday morning, January 14, 2016.

January 1st, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Shavon T. Stoutt

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

Leaving a job at a bank after six years to do bartending may throw one’s parents into a fit and raise many eyebrows and comments, however, when one realises his passion and is motivated to pursue it the opinions of others hardly matter.

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