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November 18th, 2022
Premier Wheatley remembers late Mrs Maria Dawson as woman of character & strength

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Nattalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reflected on the life of the late Maria Dawson as one that was filled with strength and courage.

November 17th, 2022
Maria's by the Sea owner Maria Dawson passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Popular hotel owner and proprietor of the 'Maria's by the Sea' establishment, Ms Maria Dawson has passed away, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

January 18th, 2019
VIP’s Sharie B. deCastro pushes economic reform through education

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro is proposing an economic strategy with an emphasis on education and development of human resources in her quest to bring economic reform to the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 17th, 2019
Massive crowds turn out to VIP’s Meet & Greet

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) did it in style and elegance, when they hosted their Meet and Greet for the 2019 elections season at Maria’s by the Sea, last evening, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

July 3rd, 2017
Karia J. Christopher installed as new Rotary president

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rotarians, family, friends and well-wishers came together for a wonderful evening as the Rotary Club of Tortola celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.

June 18th, 2016
Expectations high for 2016 festival pageants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As residents gear up for Emancipation Festival 2016, many anticipate a high level of performance from especially contestants of the various pageants being organised for this year’s celebration.

June 4th, 2014
First annual trade show on hotels & restaurants dazzles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Tourist Accommodation Properties (BVITAP) in collaboration with the BVI Tourist Board held the first annual Hotel and Restaurant Trade Show at Maria’s by the Sea today June 4, 2014, showcasing a number of exhibits germane to the hospitality sector.

May 8th, 2014
Vehicular access blocked to rear of Crafts Alive Village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent blockade established in front of a pathway near the rear of the Maria’s by the Sea hotel that previously offered vehicular access to the back of the Crafts Alive Village has created a stir.

March 28th, 2014
UPDATE: More than 40 registered in PEP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Informed and reliable sources within the newly formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) have confirmed that they are coming out strong with a membership of over forty (40) and counting.

May 31st, 2013
Vanterpool Challenges TRC to ‘step up’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool declared he is not satisfied that the Virgin Islands is as much on the cutting edge as it can be given the technological advancements that are available.

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