BERES HAMMOND DELIVERS AT VIRTUAL CONCERT!

“I long to sing me some love songs man,” an exuberant Beres Hammond exhaled during his ‘Love from a Distance’ virtual YouTube concert last night, and over a 100,000 attendees longed to hear him sing them. The lovers rock charmer offered the consummate end to reggae month with a 90-minute concert from his Kingston-based Harmony … Continued

CARICOM CONCERNED ABOUT THE WAY COI WAS LAUNCHED BY GOVERNOR JASPERT

GIS The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has welcomed CARICOM interest in the Commission of Inquiry (COI) currently taking place in the Territory, highlighted in the communiqué of the recently concluded 32nd Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on February 24 and 25. According to the communiqué, “The Heads … Continued

COMMISSIONER OF INQUIRY CAN SUMMONS BVI GOVERNMENT AND OTHERS TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS

The Commissioner of Inquiry Gary Hickinbottom has revealed that he has the authority to summon the production of information and documents from Government or anyone who refuse to volunteer same, during the inquiry. This was captured in a statement published today by the COI’S office. See statement below: MAKING REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION: UPDATE … Continued

BVI HEALTH MINISTER APPLAUDS WOMEN IN COVID-19 RESPONSE AT UN ECLAC MEETING

Press Release Minister of Health and Social Development Hon. Carvin Malone has hailed women’s contribution to the health and social response to COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands at UN ECLAC’s 60thMeeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean that began on 23rdFebruary 2021. In his presentation to … Continued

BVI SEAPORT REOPENING DELAYED AGAIN; CHAIRMAN OF MARINE ASSOCIATION & OPPOSITION LEADER SPEAK OUT!

The reopening of seaports been delayed to April 15th according to a statement released by the BVI Ports Authority, sending outrage throughout the marine community. The BVIPA listed these four reasons to substantiate the delay; i. that islands within the region have reported increased numbers of COVID-19 cases; ii. the increased possibility of the introduction … Continued

REGIONAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI EXERCISE SET FOR MARCH 11TH

GIS Virgin Islands residents are invited to improve their readiness for earthquake and tsunami events by joining the regional Caribe Wave exercise taking place on Thursday March 11. Occurring on the 10-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, this year’s exercise is a somber reminder of the dangers … Continued

MASSIVE FIRE ENGULFS PARAQUITA BAY AREA WITH RECYCLABLES!

A massive fire that broke out in Paraquita Bay shortly after 7pm last night, completely engulfing an area filled with bales of plastic bottles and aluminum. According to Green VI, the fire was “mysteriously started in dry bush that was being stored for chipping into mulch for farmers” and simultaneously used to organize 98 bales … Continued

TIGER WOODS HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING CAR ACCIDENT

Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said. The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the “jaws of life” by firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said … Continued