BVI ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT CONTINUED IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

The British Virgin Islands enters 2022 poised for another year of successful engagement with Asia’s Financial Markets and regional partners, led by the efforts of the Virgin Islands Government’s regional office in Hong Kong. Throughout 2021 the Territory built on its 30-year relationships in Finance and Financial Services through ongoing stakeholder engagement in the form … Continued

4-YEAR-OLD GRANDNIECE OF GEORGE FLOYD WAS SHOT SEVERAL TIMES IN THE TORSO WHILE SHE SLEPT ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

INSIDER George Floyd’s four-year-old grandniece was shot at an apartment building in his hometown early New Year’s Day, according to local reports. Family members identified the child as four-year-old Arianna Delane and said she was struck several times around 3 a.m. inside the building located in Houston, Texas, KTRK-TV and the Houston Chronicle reported. “My … Continued

CHILDREN AGES 12-15 NOW ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE PFIZER BOOSTER FOLLOWING THE ALL CLEAR BY THE US FDA

Children ages 12 to 15 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine booster  after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the booster eligibility to include adolescents. This is according to a published CNN article dated today Monday December 3, which said the FDA expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 … Continued

BVI LISTED ON U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT NEW WARNING FOR ALL AMERICANS TRAVELING ABROAD AS MODERATE TO LOW-RISK DESTINATION

Travel Off Path The State Department has urged all Americans traveling overseas to “make contingency plans”. The statement comes as nations worldwide fight the Omicron variant as case numbers rise globally. “U.S. citizens who do choose to travel internationally should make contingency plans, as they may have to remain in a foreign country longer than … Continued

BETTY WHITE, TV’S GOLDEN GIRL, DIES AT 99

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death was confirmed by her longtime agent Jeff Witjas … Continued