70 SLOGANS SUBMITTED FOR 70TH BVI EMANCIPATION FESTIVAL

The excitement is building as the 70th Virgin Islands Festival approaches. BVI residents have enthusiastically participated by submitting 70 creative slogans to commemorate this landmark celebration. The festival, now organised by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITBFC), invites the public to play an integral role in choosing the festival’s slogan. Director … Continued

ANEGADA GETS CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND

Six months since its official handover, the Anegada Children’s Playground continues to benefit children of all ages on the island. The completed playground is the combined power of a shared vision, and public-private partnerships, as funding was provided by Unite BVI and the Government of the Virgin Islands. Designed to promote physical activity and foster … Continued

REVENUE FORECASTING THE FOCUS ON RECENT TRAINING

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has completed the first phase of a technical assistance program aimed at improving the efficiency and accuracy of its revenue forecasting processes. The program is being led by the Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre (CARTAC), a specialized agency of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). “An evaluation of our budget drafting … Continued

BVIHSA EXPANDS FLEET WITH TWO NEW AMBULANCES

The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) amidst great anticipation introduced two new ambulances into its fleet, setting a new benchmark for emergency response capabilities across the British Virgin Islands. One of the ambulances, generously funded by the Ministry of Health, exemplifies the government’s dedication to prioritizing public health and safety. The second ambulance, … Continued

LIONS CLUB OF TORTOLA LAUNCHES VISION 24 PROJECT

Youth and seniors in the BVI community will have access to free eye screening and eyeglasses compliments of the Lions Club of Tortola as it launches Phase Two of its Vision Screening Project: “Vision 24”, aimed at promoting eye health through the detection and correction of vision impairment of young people and the elderly in … Continued

HLSCC STUDENTS JANAE OLIVE AND KASSIDY PENN TO ATTEND PHI THETA KAPPA PTK CATALYST 2024

HLSCC students Janae Olive and Kassidy Penn will travel to Orlando, Florida in April 2024 to represent the British Virgin Islands at the Phi Theta Kappa’s premier event, PTK Catalyst 2024 alongside Senior Lecturer and new PTK Advisor, Dr. Anita Pinzi. The PTK Catalyst 2024 is Phi Theta Kappa’s premier annual convention, bringing together members, … Continued