VI CYCLIST DAREL CHRISTOPHER JR COMPLETES ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN AUSTRALIA

Virgin Islands’ professional cyclist Darel Christopher Jr. has completed the 2022 UCI (Union Cyclist International) Road World Championships held in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia from September 17 to the 25. Mr. Christopher’s participation was made possible through sponsorship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports and the private sector. Platinum Sponsor … Continued

BVHISA PHARMACY HOSTS SUCCESFUL HEALTH EXPO

It was more than just a meet and greet for the team of the BVI Health Service Authority’s (BVIHSA) Pharmacy, as the group hosted a Health Expo that served both entertainment and education. The event, which was held today 23 September in observance of World Pharmacists Day, garnered community interest with requests made for a … Continued

THREE FIREARMS SEIZED, FIVE PERSONS IN CUSTODY

Operations led by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Special Investigations and Criminal Investigations teams resulted in the seizure of three illegal firearms including a semi-automatic assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition over the course of the last 24 hours. As a result, five persons, four males and one female, are presently in police … Continued

RVIPF RECORDS ANOTHER UPSURGE IN MENTALLY ILL ASSAILANTS

Police are again recording an upsurge in incidents involving persons with mental illness. Within the last month, the RVIPF recorded eight incidents involving persons who either displayed behavior of mental illness or are registered mentally ill persons. On the same day, one woman was accused of entering two establishments in Road Town and grabbing the … Continued

3 IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION WITH DRUG BUST

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has confirmed that as a result of a US Coast Guard-led operation before dawn yesterday September 22nd, 2022, three persons are now in the custody of U.S authorities suspected of trafficking cocaine. The USCG supported by RVIPF Marine Branch, Customs and U.S. Customs and Border Protection pursued and stopped … Continued

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN FINANCES SUSTAINABILITY LINKED DEBT CONVERSION FOR MARINE CONSERVATION ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS

CIBC FirstCaribbean and Credit Suisse as joint lead arrangers have successfully closed the recently announced USD146.5 million Government of Barbados Dual Currency Facility (USD Blue Bond /BBD Blue Loan). CIBC FirstCaribbean acted as Domestic Lead Arranger and sole Lender for the BBD146.52 million (US73.26 million Blue Loan portion of the transaction and Credit Suisse acted … Continued