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August 11th, 2022
UPDATE: Aircraft aborting landing @ Beef Island was not airport’s fault- BVIAA CEO

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The reason for the aircraft of Sky High Aviation Services aborting a scheduled landing at Terrance B. Lettsome Airport last night, August 10, 2022, rests with the pilot and airline as the airport runway lights were working properly.

August 3rd, 2022
Hundreds turn out for East End Jouvert

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Someone said tired? With all the events that have been happening for Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2022, from the Road Town Jouvert, August Monday Parade, August Tuesday Horse Races, along with stage shows at Festival Grounds, hundreds of persons still had the energy to rise out of bed early to participate in the East End Jouvert this morning, August 3, 2022.

June 11th, 2022
VI marked World Environment Day with Sea Grape planting

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI – The Virgin Islands marked World Environment Day, June 5, 2022, with a tree planting exercise of Sea Grape seedlings at the Long Bay Beach Beef Island.

April 25th, 2022
Scooter rider allegedly injured in accident on Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- A motor scooter rider was reportedly rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital on April 24, 2022, following an accident on Beef Island.

March 27th, 2022
Airlines express interest in direct flights to VI from US

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several airlines have expressed interests in conducting direct flights to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) from the US mainland, and there is a possibility such a service could become a reality later this year.

March 12th, 2022
Two-car accident @ Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Sometime this morning March 12, 2022, there was a two-car accident on Beef Island that caused much damage to both automobiles.

January 5th, 2022
Car crashes into ditch on Beef Island

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The circumstances surrounding the mishap remain unclear; however, a car ended up in a ditch at Beef Island on the evening of January 3, 2022.

August 27th, 2021
UPDATE: 9 illegal Haitians nabbed in VI will be deported- Ian B. Penn

BEEF ISLAND, VI– The Nine Haitian nationals who entered the territory illegally on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, will all be deported to their homeland, Chief Immigration Officer Mr Ian B. Penn has stated in an update from the Immigration Department.

August 15th, 2021
Police seize large number of motor scooters on Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Several motor scooter riders who congregated at Long Bay Beach on Beef Island yesterday, August 14, 2021, had to find alternative transportation home when police seized their motor scooters in a major road patrol operation.

June 22nd, 2021
Catamaran hits rock & sinks off Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- A catamaran that had at least five persons on board sank off Beef Island after reportedly hitting a rock yesterday afternoon, June 21, 2021.

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