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July 22nd, 2022
Beyond the Reef recognised for ‘amazing’ work by Rotary Club of Central Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Beyond the Reef, a non-profit organisation that is working towards creating innovative ways to help the marine ecosystem while generating positive publicity for the Virgin Islands (VI) and educating the local community on the importance of ocean health, has come in for commendation and promise of partnership from the Rotary Club of Central Tortola.

June 9th, 2022
VI track phenom Adaejah T. Hodge named Athlete of the Year in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia, USA- For the second year in a row, young Virgin Islands track sensation Adaejah T. Hodge was named Athlete of the year at the annual Powerade All-Metro Track and Field Banquet in midtown Atlanta. The banquet was held on June 8, 2022.

October 6th, 2021
RVIPF officers honoured for saving mentally ill youth from drowning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Three officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have been honoured for their recent heroic act of saving a mentally ill youth from drowning at the Road Town Jetty last month.

February 11th, 2021
Stalwart educator Claudia Creque passes

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that one of the Virgin Islands stalwart educators, Mrs Claudia Creque, whom the government school in Anegada is named after, has died.

December 1st, 2020
‘I have officers who exceed even my expectations’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The outstanding achievements of officers and members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) were celebrated at a luncheon hosted in their honour by Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews last Thursday, November 26, 2020.

November 20th, 2020
Peter Haycraft honoured with Order of the British Empire

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Businessman and Philanthropist Mr Peter Haycraft was awarded the Order of the British Empire from Her Majesty the Queen for his services to the [British] Virgin Islands at an Investiture Ceremony today, November 20, 2020.

July 24th, 2020
Marieta C. Flax-Headley heads off to retirement!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After more than 30 years as an educator, 10 of which she served as the principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS), Mrs Marieta C. Flax-Headley is retiring.

January 9th, 2020
Kleon C. Penn makes Top 5 Center of the Decade in Puerto Rico

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico- Virgin Islands professional basketball player, Kleon C. Penn aka ‘BigKle’ continues to stand tall in the professional basketball league in Puerto Rico, having recently been named a Top 5 Centre of the Decade.

November 28th, 2019
‘I’m honoured to be entrusted with portfolio of Trade’- Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister and female legislator in the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) says she is honoured to have been entrusted with the portfolio of trade and economic development.

November 25th, 2019
Gloria A. Fahie honoured by SDA Church for promoting cancer awareness

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- A Cancer survivor who now fights to promote cancer awareness as well as to assist persons diagnosed with the disease, Ms Gloria A. Fahie continues to be recognised for her efforts in the territory.

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