THE BVI PORTS AUTHORITY UNVEILS NEW BRAND!

GIS Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said that  maintaining  the Virgin Islands’ port services is a key part of the Territory’s economic rebooting following the unveiling a new brand that will be the face of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA). The Premier while addressing the launch of the … Continued

BVI SEES THREE SUDDEN DEATHS IN LESS THAN ONE WEEK

Investigations are ongoing into the sudden death of three residents across the territory within the last week. The most recent victim was discovered dead today, September 20th on what would have been his 60th birthday. Acting information officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, Akia Thomas said “I can confirm a report of an … Continued

ELMORE STOUTT HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVES ADDITIONAL MUSIC EQUIPMENT

GIS The Elmore Stoutt High School Music Department now has additional music equipment following a donation from Maples Group and Unite BVI. The equipment was donated to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture by Maples Group, which also donated an additional $12,500, and Unite BVI’s donation of $4,270 towards the project … Continued

SCHOOLS NOW ALLOWED TO REOPEN FOR IN-PERSON SESSIONS

GIS All private schools, daycare centers, pre-schools and colleges will now be able to reopen for in person sessions. Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fishers and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley said during his Update on the reopening of Schools this evening that Cabinet received the HEOC COVID-19 Situation Report … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINGSBURG DEAD AT 87!

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Gingsburg died today Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex … Continued

DAWN J. SMITH APPOINTED ATTORNEY GENERAL

GIS Ms. Dawn J. Smith has been appointed Attorney General effective October 1, 2020. Ms. Smith’s appointment was made following the approval of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Augustus Jaspert in accordance with section 95(1) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007, on the advice of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC). As Attorney … Continued

GRENADIAN POLITICAL PARTY CALLS FOR DECRIMINALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

Loop News There are growing calls for the government of Grenada to take steps to decriminalise marijuana for medicinal purposes as well as for personal and religious purposes.   The political party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), held a media conference today where it stated that the time has come to accept the health benefits of marijuana as well as the opportunity to save many young people from being … Continued

US SECRETARY OF STATE VISITS GUYANA

INewsGuyana Guyana’s president Dr Irfaan Ali, yesterday evening welcomed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as he arrived at State House with members of the US delegation. Pompeo and his team touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) just after 17:00hrs yesterday. During his historic visit to Guyana, Pompeo is expected to sign … Continued

GUNMEN OPEN FIRE IN ST THOMAS!

V.I. Consortium Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Wednesday on Brookman Road, where two assailants are seen on video firing gunshots using automatic rifles at a single or multiple targets. The 911 Emergency Call Center at 11:06 a.m. Wednesday dispatched officers to the scene after being notified of the incident. Upon officers’ … Continued