ESHS STUDENT TAKEN TO POLICE STATION FOR INTERVENTION

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has publicly acknowledged the receipt of a report, made after 2 pm on Friday, March 1, seeking assistance at the Elmore Stoutt High School Campus. Responding to the call, officers promptly arrived at the scene and initiated inquiries. The nature of the incident was not disclosed in the … Continued

A LOOK AT THE CREATIVE WAVES ART EXHIBITION

Throughout the month of February, the British Virgin Islands has been abuzz with creativity as Creative Waves BVI, took center stage. Locals and visitors alike were invited to immerse themselves in the celebration of artistic expression, featuring over 73 talented artists and craftspeople from the BVI. One of the highlights of Creative Waves BVI was … Continued

14 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS DETAINED IN VG

On Thursday, February 29, officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) uncovered eleven illegal immigrants at an abandoned building on Virgin Gorda.  Following additional investigations, three more individuals were found at the same location, raising concerns that there may be others yet to be discovered. The RVIPF is now reaching out to the … Continued

PREMIER WHEATLEY REJECTS ECONOMIC LINKS TO CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR

Amid discourse in the Territory connecting recent criminal activity to a “sluggish economy,” Premier Hon. Dr. Natalio Wheatley has distanced the two issues. He cautioned the public not to perpetuate excuses that promote a narrative rationalizing the criminal lifestyle.  Wheatley was responding to questions posed by Member for the 6th District Hon. Myron Walwyn during … Continued

MULTIPLE ARRESTS MADE IN RECENT CRIMINAL CASES

In a targeted early morning operation on February 27, officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) successfully apprehended multiple individuals linked to the recent shooting incident in Cane Garden Bay on February 4 and the robbery at Aladdin Store on Flemming Street, Road Town on February 9. The arrested individuals are currently held … Continued

PREMIER WHEATLEY ADVANCES TALKS ON VISA-FREE TRAVEL BETWEEN BVI AND GUYANA

Premier Hon. Dr. Natalio Wheatley, has updated on the progress of plans to eliminate visa restrictions for Guyanese nationals entering the territory. In a recent interview with Guyana’s National Communications Network (NCN), the Premier expressed his support for the measure, which was initially announced by Deputy Premier Hon. Lorna Smith OBE during a 2023 trade … Continued

SUSPECTED DROWNING AT CAPOONS BAY: 1 DEAD

Update: The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed that the male tourist involved in the incident has died. Initial report Reports reaching our newsdesk indicate that a male tourist is feared dead in a suspected drowning that occurred on the morning of Tuesday, February 27th at Capoons Bay, Tortola. The individual in the … Continued