FESTIVAL VILLAGE TO BE NAMED IN HONOUR OF CULINARY ICON LARINA LORETTA JACOBS-LAMOTHE

The 70th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival will mark a momentous occasion with the Festival Village being named in honour of Larina Loretta Jacobs-Lamothe, affectionately known as “Rena.” This announcement was made by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, celebrating Larina’s nearly four-decade-long dedication to the festival and her significant contributions to Virgin … Continued

MEN’S HEALTH FAIR EVENT A SUCCESS

The Office of Gender Affairs in collaboration with numerous organisations across the territory, held their annual Men’s Health Fair at the Cyril B Romney Tortola Pier Park on Thursday, June 13. The initiative is part of the department’s celebration of men during the month of June as they aim to promote health and wellness among … Continued

“TASTE OF TORTOLA” CULINARY EVENT SET FOR THIS WEEKEND

This Saturday, the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park will be the culinary hotspot of the British Virgin Islands as the BVI Tourist Board hosts its much-anticipated Taste of Tortola event. Promising a unique and delightful culinary experience, the event will feature approximately 20 restaurants from across the island, each showcasing exclusive dishes from their … Continued

GOVT ON TRACK TO RECOMMISSION POCKWOOD POND INCINERATOR BY SEPTEMBER

The Government of the Virgin Islands is making significant strides towards recommissioning the Pockwood Pond incinerator, with full operational status expected by September 2024. This announcement was made by Premier and Minister for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley, during his recent speech on World Environment Day. The territory … Continued

PLANS FOR INTERNATIONAL STANDARD COMPETITION POOL AT HLSCC REMAIN ACTIVE

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is moving forward with plans to install a 25-meter international competition standard swimming pool at the H Lavity Stoutt Community College. This update was provided by Ephraim Penn, President of the BVI Olympic Committee, during a recent awards ceremony for the BVI Barracudas Swim Team, which celebrated their impressive haul … Continued

POLICE MAKE BREAKTHROUGH IN RECENT BURGLARIES: TWO MEN CHARGED

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has made a significant breakthrough in its investigations into recent burglaries, thefts, and other offences targeting commercial and residential properties. The efforts have led to the arrest of two males: 21-year-old Kie-Andre Williams of McNamara and 19-year-old Jehkhalibbah Williams of Free Bottom. In a press release, the RVIPF … Continued