TOP STUDENTS FROM THREE PRIMARY SCHOOLS ON TORTOLA BENEFIT FROM INITIATIVE ORGANISED BY OPPOSITION LEADER

Students from three primary schools on Tortola benefited from an initiative spearheaded by Opposition Leader Marlon Penn for their hard work and dedication executed over the school term. The schools included the Willard Wheatley Primary, Joyce Samuel Primary and Francis Lettsome Primary schools. Penn and his District Eight committee collaborated with the principals of each … Continued

GOV’T RECEIVES SMALLER OF THE TWO REFRIGERATORS TO STORE PFIZER VACCINES IN THE BVI – VACCINES TO ARRIVE NEXT MONDAY

The British Virgin Islands Government has received one of two specially designed refrigerators which is presently being dispatched to the Dr. D Orlando Smith Hospital to store the Pfizer vaccines which will be procured through the United Kingdom Government.   This was confirmed by the Minister for Health Carvin Malone, during an interview with 284News … Continued

LEGAL BILL SUBMITTED BY FIRM REPRESENTING COI ATTORNEYS TERMED UNREASONABLE & DISPROPORTIONATE – JUDGE REVISE TOTAL COST TO BE PAID BY WILLOCK TO JUST OVER $104,000

Unreasonable costs and practicing without a BVI Bar Certificate were among some of the factors which resulted in Supreme High Court Judge Justice Adrian Jack reducing the total legal fees ordered to be paid by Speaker of the House of Assembly Julian Willock by some $16,707.99. The total fees ordered to be paid declined from … Continued

JALEEL CROAL MISSES OUT ON PODIUM FINISH AT JR PANAM GAMES BUT RUNS SUB 21 SECONDS TO CREATE NEW PERSONAL BEST TIME IN THE 200 METER FINAL

Top junior sprinter Jaleel Croal missed out on a podium finish in the final of the 200-meter men’s event at the Cali 2021 Junior PanAm Games in Columbia, but sat a new personal best time breaking the 21 second border for the first time. Jaleel delivered a time of 20.93 seconds to finish fifth in … Continued

19 PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES RECEIVE ASDAN CERTIFICATES FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF ACTIVITIES

19 persons with special needs and disabilities received certificates of completion in various activities as part of the Award Scheme Development & Accreditation Network (ASDAN). This was confirmed in a media release from the Ministry of Health and Social Development, which said the award ceremony took place today Friday December 3 during the Christmas in … Continued

GOV’T THROUGH RDA SIGNS TWO CONTRACTS VALUED IN EXCESS OF $235K TO COMMENCE WORKS FOR REDEVELOPMENT OF ESHS CAMPUS

The Government of the Virgin Islands signed two contracts totaling more than $235,000 to commence works for the Redevelopment of the Elmore Stoutt High School campus. The signing which was facilitated through the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), was conducted on the school grounds on Thursday December 2.  Sand Wise Limited was awarded the first … Continued

CIBC FIRST CARIBBEAN REOPENS FOLLOWING TEMPORARY CLOSURE DUE TO A POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE – LIMITED SERVICES EXPECTED UNTIL FRIDAY

CIBC FirstCaribbean has resumed limited services from today Wednesday December 1, following a brief closure due to a positive COVID-19 case. This was confirmed in a media release from the Road Town Tortola branch, which said it will resume most services, with the exception of in-branch deposits and withdrawals, and the opening of new accounts. … Continued