HISTORY MADE AS ESHS WINS NATIONAL TOURISM DEBATE COMPETITION

The Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) debate team has achieved a historic victory, winning the 2024 National Tourism Debate competition. The team, representing the British Virgin Islands, defeated Precious Treasures International School from the Turks and Caicos Islands in a closely contested final. Held on Friday, July 12, via a virtual platform, the final saw … Continued

WALWYN CALLS FOR AGRICULTURE SUBSIDIES AND SOLUTIONS TO WATER ISSUES IN PARAQUITA BAY

Opposition legislator Honourable Myron Walwyn has raised critical concerns regarding the state of agriculture in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). In a recent session of the House of Assembly, Walwyn questioned the government’s lack of initiative in subsidizing the agricultural sector, highlighting its potential to reduce the territory’s dependence on food imports which will result … Continued

CIBC CARIBBEAN HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL MORTGAGE WORKSHOP IN THE BVI

CIBC Caribbean recently hosted its second annual “Let’s Get You Home” mortgage workshop in Road Town, British Virgin Islands (BVI), bringing together key representatives from the construction and property sectors to provide valuable insights into the property purchasing and construction process. The event, held on June 26 at the bank’s premises, featured a comprehensive line … Continued

TEAM BVI SETS SIGHT ON MEDALLING AT THE PARIS OLYMPICS

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has set an ambitious goal for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games: to return home with a medal. This bold objective was announced by Steve Augustine, President of the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA), during the BVI Olympic Committee’s (BVIOC) press conference held on Tuesday, July 9. Speaking at the event, … Continued

BVI PRAISED FOR HOSTING ONE OF THE BEST JR CASA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The recently concluded 2024 Nagico and Interpath Junior Caribbean Squash Association (CASA) Championships, held at the Tortola Sports Club in the Virgin Islands, has been celebrated as one of the best-executed junior CASA tournaments in the competition’s history. Representatives from the competing nations echoed this sentiment during the closing ceremony, marking this year’s edition as … Continued

ADAEJAH, KYRON, RIKKOI & THAD TO REPRESENT BVI AT THE PARIS OLYMPICS

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Olympic Committee has officially revealed the four athletes who will represent the territory at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games in France. During a press conference held on Tuesday, July 9, the committee announced that Adaejah Hodge, Kyron McMaster, Thad Lettsome, and Rikkoi Brathwaite will compete in their respective sports on … Continued

WALWYN EXPRESSES CONCERNS ABOUT THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ECONOMY

Representative for the Sixth Electoral District, Honourable Myron Walwyn, has expressed grave concerns about the current state of the British Virgin Islands’ economy Walwyn described the economic situation as the worst he has ever witnessed in the territory during Thursday’s sitting of the House of Assembly. Addressing multiple issues affecting his constituents, Walwyn emphasized the … Continued

MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH UPS CINEPLEX SHOOTING

Denston Johnney has been formally charged with multiple offences related to the Saturday night shooting at UPs Cineplex that left a female victim with gunshot injuries. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) confirmed the charges on Monday, stating that Johnney, a 30-year-old resident of Huntum’s Ghut, faces several serious allegations. Johnney has been charged … Continued