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July 6th, 2024
Parking restricted on RT Festival Grounds until August 16, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Drivers in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being advised that effective immediately, persons will not be permitted to park on the Road Town Festival Grounds, as preparations get on the way to facilitate the 70th Festival Celebrations.

May 23rd, 2024
USVI awaiting federal Gov’t approval for C'bean Visa waivers

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Authorities in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are still awaiting federal government approval on a law that will eliminate visa requirements for select nationals from neighbouring Caribbean states.

April 29th, 2024
'Just because we in 2024 doesn't mean freedom can't be taken away'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on all in the territory to be a part of the upcoming 70th emancipation celebrations in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

April 27th, 2024
Pastry Chef James I. Lettsome named Chair of Road Town Festival Village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Well-known local pastry chef, Mr James I. Lettsome III, has been revealed as the Chairman of the Road Town Festival Village for 2024.

April 27th, 2024
Briana Blyden wins VI's 70th Emancipation Festival 2024 slogan contest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 20-year-old Briana Blyden who is currently in College in Miami has won the competition for the slogan of the Virgin Islands' 70th Emancipation Festival 2024.

April 13th, 2024
VI culture & arts ‘depicted beautifully’ @ recent Spring Regatta - Dr Katherine A. Smith

NANNY CAY, VI – The recently concluded BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been recognized for its prominent depiction of elements of the Virgin Islands' culture and cultural arts.

March 5th, 2024
VI’s Heritage Dancers to illuminate stage @ 45th anniversary stage show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The heart of the Virgin Islands will beat to the rhythm of tradition as the BVI Heritage Dancers will host a special stage show as part of their 45th-anniversary celebrations on March 17, 2024.

March 4th, 2024
Wreaths laid in remembrance of H. Lavity Stoutt today March 4, 2024

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – As today’s March 4, 2024, Commemorative Celebration for the late H. Lavity Stoutt gets on the way under the theme “A Flashback on H. Lavity Stoutt’s Impact,” persons gather this morning for the annual wreath laying ceremony.

February 27th, 2024
Impacts of H. Lavity Stoutt on VI to be observed from Feb 27-March 7, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will from February 27 - March 7, 2024, observe the 24th Commemorative Celebration for the late H. Lavity Stoutt under the theme “A Flashback on H. Lavity Stoutt’s Impact.”

February 24th, 2024
Culture & Capital

Dickson C. Igwe

Culture means a way of life of a people. Culture affects capital mix. Capital Mix is the various combinations of capital- land, labor, management, technology, enterprise- that drive prosperity, and social wellbeing.

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