PS O’NEAL-MORTON AND DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS SECRETARIAT NAJAN CHRISTOPHER IN PREMIER’S OFFICE SENT ON LEAVE PENDING INVESTIGATIONS

It was announced on Friday May 13th, 2022 during a Press Conference held by Premier Dr. Hon. Natalio Wheatley that Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office, Mrs. Carolyn O’Neal Morton has been sent on leave while investigations are ongoing by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. Wheatley said, “Currently, the permanent secretary is on leave, … Continued

FULL DEPTH ROAD RECONSTRUCTION TO COMMENCE ON FISH BAY ROAD TRAFFIC DISRUPTION & ROAD CLOSURES EXPECTED

The full depth road reconstruction on the Fish Bay Road is scheduled to commence on Monday, 16 May, 2022 and traffic disruption is expected. Beginning Monday, excavation works for the first 130m or 426.4 feet of the Fish Bay Road Rehabilitation Project starting at the Sol Entrance and heading in an eastward direction will commence. … Continued

VIAA TO OBSERVE BRAIN HEALTH IN JUNE

The Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association (VIAA) in partnership with the Lions Club of Tortola, Public Health Department, BVI Olympic Committee, and Rotary is inviting the general public to their Healthy Lifestyle Fair in observance of Brain Health Month on Friday, 17th June under the theme “Let’s Reduce Our Risk for Dementia” at the Queen Elizabeth … Continued

CARROT BAY COASTAL SEA DEFENSE WORKS BEGIN

In a Government Information Services release, it was announced that Works have commenced on the Carrot Bay Revetment Project to restore and reinforce the shoreline against any major changes that may be caused by natural elements. Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer said the project started on May 9 and on … Continued

SHANE BAPTISTE APPOINTED THE NEW ASIA REPRESENTATIVE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“the Commission”) announces the appointment of Mr. Shane Baptiste as the Commission’s new Asia Representative at BVI FSC (HK) Ltd., with effect from 01 July 2022. Mr. Baptiste replaces Mr. Burton Chalwell, who returns to the Commission after his tenure ends on 30 June 2022. As Asia Representative, … Continued

ST KITTS PM FIRES 6 MINISTERS; PARLIAMENT DISSOLVED

Yesterday May 10th, 2022 during a national address Prime Minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. Timothy Harris fired 6 rebellious ministers, appointed a new Deputy Prime Minister and dissolved the parliament giving way for elections. Harris Tuesday said he had asked the Governor General, Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, to dissolve Parliament … Continued