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February 27th, 2017
VI to honour H.L. Stoutt; ‘Territory started before 2011’- Willock

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands will host the 17th annual H. Lavity Stoutt Memorial Celebration and Wreath Laying Ceremony on Monday March 6, 2017, a public holiday.

February 5th, 2016
VG residents protest filling in of pond & clearing of mangroves

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A number of Virgin Gorda residents are very serious about preventing what they consider the destruction of the environment in the name of development that they are willing to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the clearing of mangroves and filling in of a pond in the Spanish Town area.

December 3rd, 2014
‘VIP has stood test of time’ – Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has stood the test of time and has proved the doubters wrong in their assertion that the party would become divided, said President Carvin Malone.

August 29th, 2013
Horse Owners Association makes use of grant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the VI Horse Owners Association, Mrs Karen Smith-Aaron has disclosed that persons have taken advantage of the remaining $5000 left of a grant handed to the association to develop the sport of horse racing locally.

July 7th, 2013
Tropical disturbance 15 showing signs of development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Below is the weather forecast for the Virgin Islands as issued by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

February 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Compensation for land still owed for Brandy Wine Bay project

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Government is yet to complete compensating land owners for the portions of land identified by Government as needed for the proposed Brandy Wine Bay development project. This was noted as one of two hindrances to the start of the project that will see the Brandy Wine Bay beach transformed into a major entertainment centre.

January 25th, 2013
Fact? VI infrastructure falls woefully short of what it should be!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One item on the lunch menu for the first of a two-day Retreat for the Ministry of Communications and works (MCW) was certainly well digested when presented to the participants, not on their plates, neither in their glasses, but over the microphone in a striking presentation by Chief Executive Officer of JOMA Property Development, Mr Colin O’Neal, a presentation that was described as “a harsh reality check”. It had no additives, just raw but yet nutritious.

January 20th, 2013
A crook will always be a crook! - Hon. Fraser to NDP Govt

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - "I am not going to give up .... The best is yet to come. There is no reason on God's earth why Sea Cows Bay should be the way it is right now. For years this district has to be relying on Road Town for commerce. There is no way it should continue," so said the man who has jurisdiction over the Third District, Hon. Julian Fraser RA while referring to the government as a crook. "...and a crook is a crook and will always be a crook."

September 16th, 2012
Reading comprehension essential for survival & development - Umoja

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the challenges that we face in our community is reading comprehension. This was the view of Cromwell Smith, host of the talk show programme, Umoja.

December 23rd, 2011
Development at Downs ahead of Boxing Day races!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Horse racing fans converging at Ellis Thomas Downs on Monday December 26, 2011 for the Boxing Day races are bound to be impressed at the sudden developments that have taken place under the grand stand as they would notice that the vending area has been given a complete makeover.



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