HON. RYMER PLEDGES SUPPORT TO TELECOMS SECTOR

Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer, has pledged his support as Minister to the continued improvement of the Telecommunications sector in the Virgin Islands. Honourable Rymer was addressing celebrations to observe World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2022, at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park last week. The … Continued

MALE DIES IN SHOOTING ON FLEMMING STREET

This evening June 21st, 2022, police are confirming the fatal wounding of a male following a shooting incident in the area of Flemming Street this evening. Victim was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Officers are presently at the scene and at the hospital. No further information can be released at this time. The name of … Continued

TORTOLA SPORTS CLUB TO HOST MAJOR PSA SQUASH TOURNAMENT

From June 21-25, 2022 the Tortola Sports Club will be welcoming some of the world’s best squash players for the highest caliber squash tournament ever hosted in the BVI – the Carey Olsen Tortola Classic – a Professional Squash Association (PSA) Challenger tournament. The draw of players is very diverse with 14 different nations being … Continued

PREMIER WHEATLEY PLEDGES COOPERATION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has pledged his administration’s assistance to Overseas Territories (OTs) seeking United Nations support for sustainable development. The Premier participated in a virtual Pre-Joint Ministerial Council on June 10 where he also thanked the Political Leaders of the British Overseas Territories (OTs) for their support … Continued

PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY IN ANTICIPATION OF ACTIVE HURRICANE SEASON

Government agencies and key partners are working together to make sure the Virgin Islands is prepared following the prediction of an active hurricane season by experts. His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, who chairs the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC), congratulated the members of the council during the body’s virtual meeting on Thursday, … Continued

OPEN DISCUSSIONS ON COI RECOMMENDATIONS FROM JUNE 20

The Government of National Unity is inviting the public to participate in open discussions on the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry report. The series of public meetings about the ‘Framework for Implementation of the Recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) Report and Other Reforms’ will begin on Monday, June 20 at the Elmore … Continued

HON. RYMER, “SMALL ISLANDS STATES MUST SHARE RESOURCES”

Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer has said that it is important that small island developing states share resources where necessary and work to address concerns that affect them. Honourable Kye M. Rymer was speaking on the outcome of the 10th International Road Federation (IRF) Caribbean Regional Congress held … Continued