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February 11th, 2021
Stalwart educator Claudia Creque passes

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that one of the Virgin Islands stalwart educators, Mrs Claudia Creque, whom the government school in Anegada is named after, has died.

January 27th, 2021
Leverick Bay Poker Run founder Nick R. Willis has passed

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The boating community and the many fans of the popular Leverick Bay Poker Run have been thrown into a state of mourning with the news that the event founder, Nick R. Willis, has died.

September 11th, 2020
19th Coronavirus death recorded in USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) Thursday night, September 10, 2020, confirmed the 19th coronavirus death in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), coming just days after the 18th fatality, which occurred on Monday, September 7, 2020.

August 17th, 2020
Teacher & community activist Beryl B. Vanterpool dies

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that well-known teacher of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre- Primary Division, Mrs Beryl B. Vanterpool aka 'Teacher Bev' passed away at Nurse Iris O'Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda, early this morning, Monday, August 17, 2020.

January 22nd, 2020
Remembering a dear friend of the VI: Former Scotiabank Managing Director Terry C. Bell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When Scotiabank BVI ships out of the [British] Virgin Islands, having reached an agreement to sell 100 percent of its shares to Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited, it will no doubt be leaving stacks of memories and emotions behind, none more cherished than that of its former Managing Director, the late Mr Terry C. Bell.

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.

June 1st, 2018
Jamaican national dies suddenly on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - A Jamaican national identified as Adrian Porter, died suddenly after returning to his Virgin Gorda home from dinner last night, Thursday, May 31, 2018.

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 30th, 2018
Hundreds pay tribute to 'Woman of simplicity' Ellen L. Benjamin-Skelton

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – It was a morning of grief and sadness as family, friends and well-wishers paid their last respects to the late Ellen L. Benjamin-Skelton, a matriarch of the Skelton family who was laid to rest today, April 30, 2018.

April 27th, 2018
Ellen L. Benjamin-Skelton, Mother of Gov’t Minister & PWD Director passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family, friends and persons from all walks of life are mourning the passing last week of Ellen L. Benjamin-Skelton, regarded as the matriarch of the Skelton family.

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