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December 12th, 2019
'I used to call him Ralph ‘Telephone’ O’Neal' – Abigail O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Abigail O'Neal aka 'Abby', the youngest daughter of the late first Premier and Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, said her father was a man who lived his life serving others.

December 4th, 2019
‘Make Dec 15, 2020 a public holiday for RT O’Neal OBE’- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As legislators paid tribute to the late first Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, at a special sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on December 3, 2019, Second District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Melvin M. Turnbull called for the 87th birth anniversary of Hon O’Neal to be made a public holiday.

November 27th, 2019
Edris O’Neal OBE, wife of late Hon RT O’Neal OBE hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that Reverend Edris O’Neal, OBE, the widow of the late Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE has been hospitalised.

May 29th, 2019
VI pays tribute to former P.E. teacher Mr Laxmi Das Surapaneni

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many in the Virgin Islands have been paying tribute to former Physical Education teacher, Mr Laxmi Das Surapaneni, who died on May 28, 2019 in India.

April 25th, 2018
Grand celebration to honour McMaster & other VI athletes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - To pay tribute to gold medalist in the 400m hurdle, Kyron A. McMaster and the other Virgin Islands athletes who represented the territory at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, the government is planning an official celebration.

January 17th, 2018
‘The people telling me these fellows don’t have a heart’- Eileene L. Parsons OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former legislator and member of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Eileene L. Parsons OBE has taken a swipe at the NDP regime, saying on the Honestly Speaking show aired January 16, 2018 on ZBVI 780 AM that unlike politicians of today, the late Omar W. Hodge had a heart.

December 28th, 2017
Tribute on passing of Mr Omar W. Hodge by Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a tribute on the passing of former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Mr Omar W. Hodge by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7).

July 6th, 2017
‘Mr Melee’ respected & celebrated all cultures of VI- Mrs Nibbs-Blyden

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mrs Janice Nibbs-Blyden, widow of the late radio personality, promoter and businessman, Mr Neil A. Blyden aka Mr Melee was recently given the honour to share precious memories of her late husband's involvement with festival activities in the Virgin Islands.

June 5th, 2016
Opposition Leader Hon Fraser RA pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hailing him as the “greatest heavyweight fighter in history,” Leader of the Opposition and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA joined the long list of persons giving tribute on the passing of the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali.

March 4th, 2016
ROMASCO celebrates C.B. Romney’s 85th birth anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The staff and management of Romney Associates Consultants (ROMASCO) on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 celebrated the 85th birth anniversary of late former Chief Minister Hon Cyril B. Romney, the founder of the group of companies and a pioneer of tourism and financial services in the Virgin Islands, industries which remain the territory’s economic pillars to this day.

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