COMMUNICATION TEAM RECOGNISED AS COVID-19 HEROES

The Department of Information and Public Relations and individual team members who form the Joint Information Cell (JIC) are being recognised for their exemplary and stellar performance as the COVID-19 Heroes recognitions continue this week. This combined team of communication professionals who provide services to ministries and departments also known as the Government Information Service … Continued

EDUCATION MINISTRY RECEIVES ADDITIONAL DONATION FOR MUSIC PROGRAMME

Maples BVI has donated an additional $12,500 to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture to go towards the Elmore Stoutt High School’s Music Programme. Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley thanked Maples for their contribution which will be used to purchase new … Continued

TERRITORY DAY FOCUSES ON SELF-GOVERNANCE

Under the theme, “The March Toward Greater Autonomy: Shaping Collective Pride”, Territory Day focused on self-governance and its history here in the Virgin Islands. Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said, “The purpose of this day is to reflect on our journey as a Territory, a journey that we are still on. … Continued

TERRITORY TO BENEFIT FROM TURTLE CONSERVATION GRANTS

The Government of the Virgin Island is partnering with the United Kingdom (UK) charity, the Marine Conservation Society and the University of Exeter who is committed to boosting turtle conservation in Montserrat and the Virgin Islands. Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley, said, “We are delighted to be … Continued

PREPARING YOUR BUSINESS FOR A HURRICANE

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is upon us, have you begun making preparations to ensure your business is ready for a storm? It is vital that businesses ensure that they are properly prepared for the season in order to lessen the duration of time they are not operational for after the passing of a storm. … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: CANNABIS ACT PASSED IN HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY!

The highly-debated Marijuana legislation was passed in the House of Assembly a few minutes ago. This was confirmed by Premier of the Virgin Islands, Honorable Andrew A. Fahie who said “The VIRGIN ISLANDS MEDICINAL CANNABIS LICENSING ACT, 2020″ was successfully passed in the House of Assembly in the B.V.I. without dissent. Major medicinal and economic … Continued

GUN SHOT FIRED IN BAUGHER’S BAY!

According to reports reaching our newsroom, a single gunshot was fired in the Baugher’s Bay Area tonight. The incident occurred a few minutes ago at a home in close proximity to the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School. It is alleged that a fight ensued between two men resulting in one fleeing the scene on a scooter. … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: DR. KEDRICK PICKERING DEFENDS BVI AIRWAYS AND SWEARS FOR NEIL SMITH! SAYS “WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE!”

In what can be described as an unprecedented move, Dr. Kedrick Pickering is now swearing unequivocally for Neil Smith, the former financial secretary who is set to be held accountable for the mismanagement of the $7.2 million BVI Airways project. This was revealed a few minutes ago on radio show, “Honestly speaking”with Claude Skelton-Cline. Dr. … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: MISSING MAN IDENTIFIED AS JUNIOR PETERS

In an invited comment a spokesperson for the Royal Virgin Islands police force has confirmed that they have received reports of a missing man on Tortola, BVI and are actively investigating. Reports received to our newsroom stated that on Monday, June 29th, 2020, Mr. Junior Peters (Photo’d), a middle age Jamaican national living in BVI, … Continued