NEW TARIFFS FOR TAXI AND LIVERY OPERATORS APPROVED

Taxi operators now have new tariffs to charge passengers after the new rates for the transportation industry was approved and published in the Virgin Islands Official Gazette on Wednesday. The revised fares are contained in Statutory Instrument 2022 No 106 – Road Traffic (Passenger Fares) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 and was approved by the Deputy Premier … Continued

MOU WITH CARICOM IMPACS SIGNED FOR EXCHANGE OF ADVANCED PASSENGER INFORMATION

The Memorandum of Understanding with the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) for the exchange of Advance Passenger Information (API) has been signed by the Government of the Virgin Islands. The signing occurred during a brief ceremony that included dignitaries including the Governor His Excellency John Rankin, Premier Dr. the Hon. Natalio Wheatley, … Continued

NO MONEY FOR LONG ELECTIONS – SAYS CLINE

Local Talk Show Host Claude Skelton Cline believes that it will be a sprint to the finish once elections are called in the Virgin Islands, mainly due to the territory’s main political parties lacking the necessary financial backing to fund a long election. “Neither of the two major parties have any money… Neither the NDP … Continued

ST. GEORGES STUDENTS RING IN THE HOLIDAYS

The St. Georges Primary School rang in the Holiday Season on Tuesday with a Christmas extravaganza which featured performances from its talented young students, who shared the Christmas Spirit, and reminded what the holiday is truly all about. Here are some moments from that activity.

ATHLETES, COACHES AND MEDICS BENEFIT FROM ANTI-DOPING AND SPORTS NUTRITION WORKSHOP

National Federations, athletes, coaches, medics and volunteers benefitted from the BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) free Anti-Doping and Sports Nutrition Workshop held in the Eileen Parsons Auditorium at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Tortola on Saturday morning, December 3. An anti-doping presentation was made in the evening at the Bregado Flax Educational Center on Virgin … Continued

WEST INDIES & LOCAL CRICKET LEGENDS HONOURED AT INAUGURAL GOLD JACKET CEREMONY

West Indies cricket legends Elquemedo Willet and Dr. Sir Anderson Roberts along with local cricket legends Brent Defreitas and Maxford Pipe were honoured by the Leeward Islands Cricket Board during their inaugural Gold Jacket Award Ceremony held at the Moorings on Tuesday. Cricket dignitaries inclusive of the President of the Leeward Islands Cricket Board Enoch … Continued