ECCB ORDERS INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF REPUBLIC BANK AMID DELAYED TRANSACTION DEBACLE

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has announced it is commissioning an independent audit of Republic Bank (EC) Limited after over 12,000 customers had their accounts improperly debited due to delayed processing of transactions dating back to 2022. In a strongly-worded statement, the ECCB called the situation “downright unsatisfactory” and stated it has caused hardship … Continued

MISS BVI CONTESTANTS REVEALED

The excitement is building for the Miss British Virgin Islands 2024 pageant, as the seven contestants vying for the crown were unveiled in a grand reveal on Sunday, May 12th. The grand reveal gave attendees their first glimpse of the contestants who will take the stage and provided an interactive experience for the selection of … Continued

R. CITY RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATES, GIVES BACK TO UVI

In a celebratory move highlighting Virgin Islands talent on the global stage, hitmaking musical duo R. City was bestowed with honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees from the University of the Virgin Islands during its 60th Commencement Ceremony.   Brothers Theron and Timothy Thomas, widely hailed brilliant seeds from Virgin Islands soil” by UVI President Dr. … Continued

DMV TO LAUNCH COMMEMORATIVE LICENSE PLATE FOR FESTIVAL

The British Virgin Islands will commemorate a historic milestone this year with the 70th anniversary of the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival. To mark the occasion of the 70th Emancipation Festival, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced plans to launch a special limited-edition commemorative license plate. Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Kye M. … Continued

BVI TO HONOR ATHLETES, AND CULTURE AT AIRPORT

Premier Dr. the Hon. Natalio Wheatley has announced plans to showcase the British Virgin Islands’ athletes, culture, and tourism product prominently at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport. Wheatley said the goal is to erect images and displays honoring the Territory’s sporting heroes and highlighting various aspects of BVI culture throughout the airport terminal. Junior … Continued