“FREAK STORM” CAUSES MODERATE DAMAGE TO BARBADOS DURING THE PASSING OF A TROPICAL WAVE

While the territory experienced inclement weather from a tropical wave on the night of Thursday June 17 that mainly resulted in heavy showers, at least one other Caribbean country has reportedly suffered moderate damage from a “freak storm”. Barbados experienced a tropical wave on the night of Wednesday June 16 which resulted in houses completely … Continued

BVIFA’S YOUTH PROGRAMME MAKING POSITIVE STRIDES IN DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG FOOTBALLERS

The BVI Football Association’s Youth programme has been making positive strides in the development of young footballers here in the territory. This is according to the BVI Football Association’s President Andy Bickerton who made the statement during an interview with 284 Media on Thursday June 17. Bickerton was speaking on the advancements made in youth … Continued

COI’S COMMISSIONER REFUTES LEAK CLAIMS AND ORDERS INVESTIGATION INTO LEAKED DOCUMENT

Commissioner Sir Gary Hickinbottom has refuted claims published within a local news article which suggests that confidential information was leaked to the news agency by senior officials of the Commission of Inquiry (COI). Sir Hickinbottom also ordered an immediate investigation into the leak which he termed to be a very serious breach of confidential information. … Continued

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES COLLAB WITH CRUISE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS TO LAUNCH A VACCINATE TO PARTICIPATE PROGRAMME

In an effort to boost vaccinations among tourism stakeholders in the cruise industry, government agencies and cruise tourism sector partners have collaborated to create a Vaccinate to Participate programme. This is according to a media release from the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) on Wednesday June 16, which said the programme is aimed at complimenting the … Continued