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April 21st, 2018
UPDATE: Solemn send off for Captain Ira L. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a solemn send off for another of the Virgin Islands’ son, pioneer, retired civil servant, businessman and boat captain Ira Leopold Smith.

April 16th, 2018
Captain’s sendoff: Edwin A. George aka Speedy laid to rest April 14, 2018

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The boats were filled to capacity, the grand tent in Speedy’s Headquarters was filled and almost everyone in Virgin Gorda (VG) came out to celebrate the life of VG pioneer, businessman and son of the soil, Edwin Allen George aka ‘Speedy/Kiddo.’

February 16th, 2018
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kavon T. Caesar

By Renee C. Williams

Representing the Virgin Islands (VI) with pride and joy wherever he goes, our young professional this week is Kavon T. Caesar, who aspires of owning a sports medical centre in the Virgin Islands.

November 18th, 2017
Aubrey M. Levons aka 'Bego' laid to rest today November 18, 2017

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Boats and plane loads of friends, family and politicians headed to the sister island of Anegada today November 18, 2017 for the funeral service of the late Aubrey McDonald Levons aka ‘Bego’.

March 31st, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Avery F. Felicien

Who said that young people of today can care less about farming to feed themselves, families and even their country? Avery F. Felicien is one who makes you to think again if you are one of those with that notion.

February 13th, 2017
SCB Resident John W. Nibbs aka 'Johnny Forbes' passes

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Prominent Sea Cows Bay, Tortola resident, businessman, farmer and fisherman, John Williams Nibbs (legal name) better known as ‘Johnny Forbes’ passed away on Saturday February 11, 2017 after a long illness.

February 9th, 2017
Local businessman adding to nightlife in VI

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While small businesses in the Virgin Islands are catching hell under the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime [2011-current] because of higher taxes and more regulations, slow process for work permits and trade licenses and much red tape for routine approvals from agencies like Town and Country Planning and the Building Authority, local business persons are forging ahead.

January 20th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kaleem J. Scatliffe

There is a fresh young face to the taxi base.

January 1st, 2017
Radio personality Neil A. Blyden aka ‘Mr Melee’ is dead

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our Team of Reporters around the Virgin Islands (VI) is that larger than life radio personality Mr Neil A. Blyden has passed.

November 4th, 2016
Christian M. Cottoy aka ‘Sunny’ passes; Heart attack suspected

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Long-time resident of the Virgin Islands and a native of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Christian M. Cottoy died suddenly while on a West End, Tortola road last evening November 3, 2016.





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