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April 15th, 2024
Premier ‘salutes’ D’Moi M. Hodge for recent commitment to VI despite mourning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- [British] Virgin Islands (VI) basketball player and former Los Angeles Lakers’ D’Moi M. Hodge has been hailed by the Premier of the territory for his recent show of commitment to the VI in the 2024 King of the Courts Caribbean Basketball Championships despite mourning the loss of his father Courtney Parsons Hodge aka ‘Coco’.

May 28th, 2023
Hundreds support vigil in VI for Guyana school dorm fire victims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hundreds turned up at Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park on Tortola on Friday, May 26, 2023, to join in mourning the loss of 19 children in a school dormitory fire in Guyana on May 21, 2023.

April 30th, 2023
Death of Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ is a ‘huge loss’ to VI- VIP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has said the recent passing of businessman and talk show host Julio S. Henry aka 'Sam' is a huge loss for the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 16th, 2022
PHOTO of the Day: Former Speaker Willock signs Condolence Book for late QE II

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As persons in the Virgin Islands and across the world mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a Book of Condolence is opened to the public at Old Government House Museum.

September 9th, 2022
Gov Rankin tells King Charles III The Queen was ‘deeply respected’ in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has said he has written to His Majesty King Charles III on behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands, saying he can take comfort that Her Majesty The Queen was so deeply respected and held in warm affection by people in the territory.

July 26th, 2021
Local Environmentalist Bertrand B. Lettsome aka 'Washasha X' has passed

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands community continues in mourning, this time on the passing of the Virgin Islands first Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, Mr Bertrand Bennette Lettsome aka 'Washasha X'.

May 24th, 2020
Former VI First Lady Rev Edris O’Neal OBE has died

McNAMARA, Tortola, VI- Early this morning Sunday, May 24, 2020, the family of the former First Lady and woman of the cloth, Reverend Edris O’Neal, OBE, announced via a statement that she passed away peacefully at her home in McNamara on the main island of Tortola.

November 15th, 2019
Candlelight vigil held for hit & run accident victim Ryan Adams

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The October 23, 2019 road accident that claimed the life of a Sea Cows Bay youth still has those who knew him in a state of shock as they say life in the drum corps, his church and home will never be the same without him.

April 12th, 2018
Leeann Forbes retired DMV officer has died

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Family, friends and the staff of the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) are in mourning over the passing of Leeann Forbes, a long time employee of the Government Department.

April 7th, 2018
‘Cannon’ & ‘Passion’ laid to rest this morning April 7, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Families, friends and others were between two sometimes three funerals today, as the Territory saw some four burials this morning Saturday, April 7, 2018.

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