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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.

October 31st, 2020
Inaugural ‘Culture & Tourism Month’ starts November 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Although the COVID-19 pandemic has brought tourists arrivals to a standstill, the first-ever Culture and Tourism Month in the Virgin Islands (VI) will kick off in November 2020, which will see the territory celebrating not just its culture, but accomplishments in the tourism sector.

October 8th, 2020
VI author Verna Penn Moll launches revised ‘Funintun’s Christmas’ 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Author and Virgin Islander Mrs Verna Penn Moll, under her Cedar Tree Press publishing house, has launched a 2020 revised edition of her 2015 ‘Funintun’s Christmas’ book ahead of the 2020 holiday season.

December 15th, 2019
What you doing here Mehson!

By Thomas C. Famous

“What you doing here Mehson !!” “When you leaving Mehson??”

Two questions, usually said in the same breath, usually asked by almost every friend and family member, whenever they saw me in Tortola.

December 11th, 2019
'Everybody got a pop up shop' in Road Town- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has moved to lash out against authorities over non-action regarding widespread vending and what he called 'pop-up shops' plaguing Road Town, the capital city of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 19th, 2019
'No young man wanted a second hand woman'- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Referring to women who got pregnant out of wedlock as "second hand" women, ZBVI Umoja host, Mr Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka,' underscored the dating culture of the Virgin Islands has now changed with the advent of American television, so much so that 'second hand' women now have options.

August 17th, 2019
'Big impression!' as VI shines @ CARIFESTA XIV

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, WI – “We going to make a big impression on Trinidad and the whole CARIFESTA,” were the words of Minister of Culture Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) as part of the ‘BVI Strong’ delegation currently representing the Territory at the CARIFESTA XIV in Trinidad and Tobago.

August 16th, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: VI delegation represents @ CARIFESTA XIV

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, WI - Associate Member state, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has sent a 'BVI strong' delegation to represent the territory at CARIFESTA XIV kicking off today Friday August, 16, 2019 from 6:00 pm -10:00 pm at the Grand Market, Queen’s Park Savannah in Trinidad and Tobago.

July 27th, 2019
65th Emancipation kicks off with ‘Prime Time Festival Village’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) kicked off its 65th Emancipation Celebrations last evening, July 26, 2019, with the opening of the ‘Prime Time Festival Village’ in the heart of Road Town, Tortola, the capital city.

July 27th, 2019
Foxy’s relaunching JvD School of Music

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Proprietor of the popular Foxy’s Bar, Philiciano O. Callwood aka ‘Foxy’, has announced the relaunch of the School of Music in Jost van Dyke on August 14, 2019.

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