Young, aspiring British Virgin Islands athletes Stephan Deleon (basketball), Nashawnta Smith (baseball), Adaejah Hodge (track & field) and Angel George (tennis), are bound for Bradenton, Florida next month. The quartet, are the recipients of scholarships to attend the prestigious IMG Sports Academy in Florida from August 12 to 18, for a one-week Youth Core Sports Camp in their respective athletic disciplines. The scholarships are one of the benefits from the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s partnership with the Miami Open as the Caribbean Destination sponsor of the popular tennis tournament this year.
What is Christmas in July? Is it just an annual gathering of the Puerto Rican Navy in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)? Well according to BVI Director of Tourism Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus, it is much more than that.
Madame Speaker, there has been a lot of buzz in the Territory over the last few days about my Government’s decision through the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands to grant to nationals of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), access to enter and remain in the Virgin Islands as tourists or for business related matters, without the need for a visa.