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May 31st, 2018
Willy T hoping to open this weekend; still dealing with bureaucracy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was the pressure of the public, civil society and the media that forced the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime to hold a meeting on May 14, 2018 with the owners of the famous William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’, a floating restaurant and bar, owned by Mrs Heather L. Anderson, a belonger of the Virgin Islands while her husband Ewan C. Anderson manages the business.

May 15th, 2018
Finally! Willy T has a home after being chased out by Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was the pressure of the public, civil society and the media that forced the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime to hold a meeting yesterday May 14, 2018 with the owners of the famous William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’, a floating restaurant and bar, owned by Mrs Heather L. Anderson, a belonger of the Virgin Islands. Her husband Ewan C. Anderson is the manager of the business.

January 9th, 2017
Local family allegedly chased off Peter Island beach

PETER ISLAND, VI – Free access to beaches on private islands continues to be a painful situation for some locals as recently a Jost Van Dyke family was denied access to a certain beach area on Peter Island and early December another family was denied transportation to that same island and Scrub Island to use the beach.

July 16th, 2016
UPDATE: RVPIF confirms discovery of human leg on Peter Island

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed our first and accurate story on July 15, 2016 about a human leg discovered on Peter Island.

May 26th, 2016
UPDATE: 5 illegal immigrants repatriated - Ian B. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Chief Immigration Officer Ian B. Penn has confirmed that the five persons who landed on Peter Island illegally on Monday May 23, 2016 were repatriated from the territory back to their homeland on Tuesday May 24, 2016.

February 18th, 2016
Woman injured by catamaran propeller @ Peter Island

PETER ISLAND, Tortola, VI - Coordinator of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) John P. Aspinal has confirmed that a woman was cut by a propeller of a catamaran off Peter Island today February 18, 2016.

October 31st, 2014
Cyclists vie for Mountain Bike Glory

PETER ISLAND, VI – The Mountain Bike Cycling Season comes to an end this Sunday, November 2, 2014, with the Peter Island Race and although Phillipe Leroy is run away Champion Rider elect, there are plenty of spaces up for grabs on the Podium.

April 1st, 2014
Illegal Cubans on suicide watch at HMP - Source

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - The recently captured and detained Cubans are said to be on suicide watch at Her Majesty's Prison, Balsum Ghut following a visit by Immigration Officers yesterday March 31, 2014.

June 26th, 2013
‘We are one people’-Jamaican Association

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amidst all the hiring and firing and bickering about “who from here” and who are “not from here”, the Association of Jamaican Residents (BVI) is organising a fun day on July 1, 2013 that creates a perfect opportunity for persons to set all their differences aside and show the “one love” that the legendary Jamaican reggae artiste Bob Marley sang about many years ago.

March 26th, 2013
UPDATE: All 27 illegal immigrants caught on Peter Island repatriated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The illegal immigrants caught on Peter Island over a week ago have all been repatriated, with the two Cubans taken back to their country on Friday March 22, according to Chief Immigration Officer, Mr Dennis Jennings.



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