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March 28th, 2022
Businessman & former softball player Khoy Frett aka ‘Mailman’ passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Proprietor of Khoy’s Mailing Service and former stellar softball player Mr Khoy Frett aka ‘Mailman’ has passed, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online.

January 21st, 2022
CTL founder & distinguished Rotarian Clarence C. Thomas passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Mr Clarence Cecil Thomas, a pioneer businessman and founder of the popular hardware store in the Virgin Islands, Clarence Thomas Limited (CTL), has passed.

January 14th, 2022
Desmond Alphonso aka ‘DA’ passes

NEW AMSTERDAM, Guyana, SA- Word reaching our newsroom is that popular Guyanese businessman Desmond Alphonso aka ‘DA’ passed away around 1:30pm on Thursday, January 13, 2022.

November 19th, 2021
PAID ARTICLE: Born this day: A humble giant of a Virgin Islander- Roosevelt Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On this day, 81 years ago, a humble, but determined and hardworking builder of expansive and epic proportions was born in Road Town, Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands to Victoria Abbott and Ludwick Smith aka ‘Captain Jack’. The last of 8 children, Roosevelt Smith was educated at Road Town Elementary School and later took on correspondence courses in quantity surveying and pricing.

August 26th, 2021
Softball players pay tribute to Rene St Clair Jeffers aka 'Panchie'

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- In a moving tribute to the late businessman and sportsman Mr Rene St Clair Jeffers aka 'Panchie', who died on August 2, 2021, at the age of 66, former softball player Mr E. Walwyn Brewley said the territory has lost a great man and softball player.

August 2nd, 2021
Popular food vendor Rene St Clair Jeffers aka 'Panchie' passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Popular food vendor Mr Rene St Clair Jeffers aka 'Panchie' has died, according to reports reaching our newsroom, today, August 2, 2021.

May 30th, 2021
Peter Haycraft OBE 'was an inspiration to us all'- RTW

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is with great sadness that the team at Roadtown Wholesale Trading and Riteway learned of the passing of Mr Peter Haycraft OBE on Saturday, May 29, 2021.

May 29th, 2021
Premier Fahie ‘deeply saddened’ @ passing of Peter Haycraft OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has expressed deep regret at the passing of prominent Virgin Islands businessman and philanthropist, Mr Peter Haycraft, OBE.

May 29th, 2021
Businessman & Philanthropist Peter Haycraft OBE dies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that prominent businessman and local Philanthropist, Mr Peter Haycraft, OBE has died at the age of 88 this morning, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

March 29th, 2021
Pusser’s sold to Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Almost 6 years after reports of Pusser’s being sold were debunked by founder Mr Charles S. Tobias, the business has now been sold to local businessman and legislator Hon Mark. H. Vanterpool (R4).


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