LEADER OF HER MAJESTY’S LOYAL OPPOSITION ISSUES STATEMENT; CALLS FOR THE DECISION TO HIRE POLITICAL ADVISORS BE RESCINDED FORTHWITH

Fellow Virgin Islanders, we are all currently living through a terrifying experience, one that not only affects us, but all of humanity. This pandemic knows no age, race, social status, or religion. We are faced with many uncertainties not only about the future of our country but also our children’s future. COVID has taken a … Continued

IT’S ELECTION DAY! ST. LUCIANS HEAD TO THE POLLS TODAY

St. Lucia News Online Prime Minister Allen Chastanet addressed the nation on Sunday night ahead of general elections on Monday, asserting that the choice facing the electorate is whether to go backward or forward, as he described the vote as the most important since independence. “You cannot afford to stay home,” he declared, adding that … Continued

HON. MELVIN MITCH TURNBULL RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENTS MOVE TO APPOINT POLITICAL ADVISORS; “THIS WAS A CABINET DECISION AND NOT DISCUSSED WITH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. I MELVIN MITCH TURNBULL AM NOT A PART OF THIS, WE MUST DO BETTER.”

Member of her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and second district Representative Hon. Melvin Mitch Turnbull in an invited comment shared with our newsroom his frustration with the recent cabinet decisions which makes provisions for seven members to have political advisors at a cost of $120,000.00 per annum, per contractor of their choice. All cabinet members and … Continued

GOVERNMENT APPROVES OVER 1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR CONSULTANCY OF MINISTERIAL POLITICAL ADVISER, TENDER PROCESS WAIVED

In recent cabinet decision dated July 5th and 8th, the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has considered and approved along with waving the tender process for Government Ministers including junior ministers a political advisor at a cap of ($120,000.00) per annum. The Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie will have up to … Continued

VIOLENCE FLARES IN HAITI AHEAD OF SLAIN PRESIDENT’S FUNERAL

Caribbean News Online DÁNICA COTO, ASSOCIATED PRESS—Hundreds of workers fled businesses in northern Haiti on Wednesday after demonstrations near the hometown of assassinated President Jovenel Moïse grew violent ahead of his funeral. Associated Press journalists observed the body of one man who witnesses said was shot in the community of Quartier-Morin, which is near Trou-du-Nord, … Continued

VIRGIN ISLANDS ATHLETES FEATURED IN STAMP COLLECTION

Through a Government Information Services release, BVI Post has announced the launch of a new commemorative stamp collection featuring the Territory’s athletes; Chantel Malone, Kyron McMaster, Eldred Henry and Elinah Phillip. This collection was launched today and is said to be significant as it is the first time four athletes have qualified for any Olympic … Continued

KEVIN FAHIE IS NEW LIONS CLUB PRESIDENT

The Lions Club of Tortola has elected a new president in the person of Mr. Kevin Fahie, General Manager of Caribbean Cellars Limited. The transition of leadership took place this week after former president Nichola Dunkley was not able to complete her tenure as president due to unforeseen circumstances. In an official statement the club … Continued