BVI LINESMEN MAKE HISTORY WITH BACK-TO-BACK CARILEC RODEO WINS

A team of linesmen from the BVI Electricity Corporation made history this weekend, capturing first place in the experienced team category at the CARILEC Lineworkers Rodeo for the second straight year.  The five-man BVI crew, led by transmission and distribution foreman Donaldson Hamlet, outperformed utility teams from across the Caribbean at the annual event held … Continued

GOV’T MARKS ONE YEAR IN OFFICE, PLEDGES CONTINUED PROGRESS

Premier Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley marked his administration’s first year in office on Wednesday with a statement reflecting on the challenges and accomplishments over the past 12 months and reaffirming his commitment to building a sustainable future for the Virgin Islands. Addressing the territory, Premier Wheatley acknowledged the obstacles faced, including securing post-disaster recovery resources, … Continued

MINISTER DE CASTRO OPENS LIBRARY WEEK 2024

Hon. Sharie de Castro, Minister for Education officially opened Library Week 2024 on Monday with a written statement to the public. This year’s theme is “Libraries: Moving full STEAM Upstream,” highlighting the integral role libraries play in advancing science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). In a statement released Minister de Castro emphasized the significance … Continued

70TH EMANCIPATION FESTIVAL UNVEILING SET FOR APRIL 26TH

Details are slowly emerging about the highly anticipated 70th Emancipation Festival celebrations this summer. While the lineup of performers remains under wraps for now, the BVI Tourist Board promises an exciting reveal is on the horizon. According to Dirk Walters, Events Manager for the Tourist Board, the first official launch event for the platinum jubilee … Continued

STRIVE CHALLENGE COMING TO THE BVI

Sir Richard Branson has announced that the Strive Challenge, a multi-discipline adventure that combines physical feats with philanthropy, is heading to the British Virgin Islands this summer. In a recent blog post, the Virgin Group founder revealed that a unique edition of the Strive Challenge will take place from August 16-22 on his private island … Continued

BVI PUBLIC LIBRARIES LAUNCH EBOOK PLATFORM DURING WEEKLONG CELEBRATION

The Virgin Islands will observe Library Week 2024 from April 22-27. This year’s observation coincides with World Book and Copyright Day on April 23. Chief Librarian Suzanne Greenaway has underscored the integral role that libraries and literacy play in fostering strong communities. Greenaway said the slate of activities is geared primarily toward engaging the Territory’s … Continued

D’MOI HODGE JOINS TEAM TORTOLA FOR KOTC CHAMPIONSHIPS

In a major boost for the home team, BVI basketball sensation D’Moi Hodge is set to suit up for Team Tortola BVI at the upcoming King of the Courts Caribbean Championship tournament. The basketball event tips off this Thursday, April 4th and runs through Sunday, April 7th at the Multipurpose Complex in Tortola, BVI. Hodge … Continued