Virgin Islands Search and Rescue to Encourage Others to “Wear Your Life Jacket at Work” on Friday, May 21, 2021

Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) announced today its support of Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day on Friday, May 21, 2021. VISAR joins boating professionals and outdoor enthusiasts to heighten awareness of different life jacket styles that are available, and demonstrate their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work. The annual event, … Continued

BVI International Arbitration Centre Expands Global Representation with Addition of 10 New Arbitrators

BVI IAC reaffirms commitment to diverse representation of the international business community TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (Feb. 18, 2021) – The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC), an independent not-for-profit institution serving the demands for dispute resolution in the international business community, today announced the addition of 10 members to its arbitration panel. … Continued

Youth and Women’s All Star Saturday

The culmination of the National Youth Leagues and Women’s Futsal League came on Saturday at National Stadium Venue in East End Long Look with a galaxy of future stars of the game on show. In the U13 game, Panthers FC, THE Champion team overcame their All-Star Opponents, 3-0, with goals coming from Myles Penn (2) … Continued

SAVED BY THE BELL STAR; DUSTIN DIAMOND DIES AT 44

Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy “Saved by the Bell,” died Monday after a recent cancer diagnosis, according to Diamond’s manager, Roger Paul. He was 44. Diamond first shared news of his cancer diagnosis last month. At the time, his manager said his client’s health was “serious” and … Continued

USVI RESIDENTS TO RECIEVE STIMULUS CHECKS IN THE SECOND WEEK OF FEBRUARY

VI CONSORTIUM – The Bryan administration announced during its weekly Covid-19 press briefing Monday that the Bureau of Internal Revenue (B.I.R.) is expected to rollout the second round of CARES Act stimulus checks in the second week of February. Speaking during the briefing, Gov’t House Communications Director Richard Motta used slides to further explain the … Continued

BVI SENIOR PUBLIC OFFICERS CONTRIBUTE TO UNESCO EFFORTS IN MOULDING RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL CITIZENS IN THE TERRITORY

GIS – Senior Public Officers from the Territory had the opportunity to weigh in on UNESCO’s recent Futures of Education Webinar Series and shared plans for moulding responsible global citizens in the Territory. Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer said the meetings are held as a discussion among various … Continued

GOVERNOR JASPERT RECOGNIZES THE BVI FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY FOR ITS STRONG REGULATIONS

Speaking at a press conference on the appointment of a Commission of Inquiry, outgoing British Virgin Islands (BVI) Governor Augustus Jaspert said the BVI has “an excellent financial services industry that is known worldwide for its strong regulation and international standards.” The Governor also said that the the values of integrity, honesty and respect “run … Continued