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January 14th, 2024
Virgin Gorda tourism icon & patriot Grace P. Flax-Waters has died

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Not only Virgin Gorda, but the entire Virgin Islands is in mourning on the passing of mother, patriot, tourism icon, aunt, and community-minded, Mrs Grace P. Flax-Waters of Virgin Gorda.

October 6th, 2023
VI’s educational legend & patriot Jennie N. Wheatley MBE passes

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ community has been placed in mourning over the passing of local educator, historian, mother, author, wife, and patriot Mrs Jennie Naomi Wheatley MBE. She passed away at her home last evening Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the age of 84, having been born on June 24, 1939.

January 4th, 2023
Lorna Stevens is a 'stellar public servant & patriot'- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Among the many persons given their due praise for helping to see the Elmore Stoutt High School Redevelopment Project become a reality, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) was not shy to mention that of former Premier Andrew A. Fahie and public servant Lorna L. Stevens.

September 14th, 2022
Former VI Legislator Cyril Lewis Walters MBE passes

LAMBERT ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Mr Cyril Lewis Walters, MBE, died on Tuesday afternoon, September 13, 2022, at his home in Lambert Estate on the eastern end of Tortola, after being ill for some time.

August 25th, 2021
Historian, cultural icon, librarian & patriot Yvonne Mactavious passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family, friends and the cultural class are in mourning on the passing of a daughter of the Virgin Islands soil, Ms Jeanette Yvonne Mactavious.

March 28th, 2018
Edwin A. George: Virgin Gorda businessman, pioneer & patriot dies

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Friends, family, government officials and ordinary residents were in shock today March 28, 2018 to learn of the passing of Virgin Gorda businessman, father, grandfather and pioneer, Edwin Allen George aka ‘Speedy.’

December 28th, 2017
Tribute on passing of Mr Omar W. Hodge by Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a tribute on the passing of former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Mr Omar W. Hodge by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7).

September 9th, 2016
Berris A. Maduro, prominent VIslander & dad of Hon Maduro-Caines, passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islander, businessman, farmer and patriot Berris Austin Maduro passed away yesterday September 8, 2016 at around 8:00 P.M. while at Peebles Hospital in Road Town.

January 5th, 2016
Former Accountant General A. O. Shirley MBE passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is in mourning with the passing of former civil servant, social activist, father, grandfather, Lions Club charter member and local patriot Alexander Ogilvie Shirley, MBE.

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