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September 8th, 2021
‘I want political annexation with US Virgin Islands’- Abdul Shabazz

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While local businessman and former political candidate Mr Abdul Shabazz has totally rejected the notion of a United Kingdom (UK) takeover of the Virgin Islands (VI), he is proposing becoming a territory under the United States of America.

September 7th, 2021
VI neglecting local literature about its past – Cromwell Smith

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Talkshow host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka' says the Virgin Islands has neglected a lot of its literature written through the eyes of local historians, authors and others who have lived the experience and which can help us to learn about the past.

September 4th, 2021
Celebrated JvD musician Reuben A. Chinnery found dead @ home

GREAT HARBOUR, JvD, VI – Renowned and celebrated Jost van Dyke musician Mr. Reuben A. Chinnery has been found dead at his home on the island this morning, Saturday, September 4, 2021.

June 28th, 2021
New book by local author Andria D. Flax salutes VI seniors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground,” is a popular African proverb illustrating that seniors have a lot to share regarding their knowledge and wisdom, having lived a long life.

February 11th, 2021
VI encouraged to fully embrace Black History Month

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Quoting the legendary political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus M. Garvey, who said a people without knowledge of the past history and their origin and their culture is like a tree without roots and that it cannot stand, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has encouraged the Virgin Islands to

February 6th, 2021
Dr Karl Dawson appointed consultant @ Education Ministry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Dr Karl Dawson has been appointed a consultant at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture to handle various matters, including policy, succession planning and tertiary education.

January 4th, 2021
$200K in prizes for singing competitions @ 2021 Emancipation Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local artistes who may have complained that their art is not valued may be singing another tune, with the announcement by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that $200,000 will be made available as prize monies for the various singing competitions in the 2021 Emancipation Festival in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 29th, 2020
VG's ‘Energy Way Up’ Fiesta draws decent support

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Several local artists from across the Virgin Islands (VI) made their way to Virgin Gorda (VG) for what has been dubbed a successful grand event at the VG Recreation Ground, organized by the singing sensation Joyce Searles aka Sista Joyce.

December 22nd, 2020
VICA’s ‘Traditional Virgin Islands Christmas’ event a success

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of persons turned out to the Virgin Islands Communal Association’s (VICA) ‘Traditional Virgin Islands Christmas’ event held on the grounds of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

November 21st, 2020
Dr Richard E. Georges named VI’s first Poet Laureate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Dr Richard E. Georges has made local history with his appointment as a Literary and Cultural Ambassador responsible for promoting the understanding of and appreciation for Virgin Islands (VI) history and cultural heritage through poetry.

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