BVI AND UN WIDEN COOPERATION AS BREXIT AS BREXIT ENDS EU AID

The British Virgin Islands has strengthened cooperation with the United Nations ahead of losing future European Union support for sustainable development at the end of 2020 when the Brexittransition period expires. To advance the sustainable development of the islands, the British Virgin Islands Government has secured technical assistance from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and … Continued

ONE NEW CASE OF COVID-19 CONFIRMED IN THE BVI

Based on new epidemiological records, another case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the British Virgin Islands. Minister of Health, Hon. Carvin Malone told 284 news today that the new case was someone who repatriated back to the BVI. Honorable Malone said it was a “returning resident, tested while in quarantine”. To date the territory … Continued

BIDEN TWISTS ANKLE WHILE PLAYING WITH DOG

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs, and will be examined by a doctor “out of an abundance of caution,” his office said Sunday. Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware for an examination Sunday afternoon, his office said. … Continued

DAVE PROWSE, ACTOR WHO PLAYED DARTH VADER, DIES AT 85

LONDON (AP) — Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died. He was 85. Prowse died Saturday after a short illness, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday. Born in Bristol, southwest England, in 1935, Prowse was a three-time … Continued

POPE ELEVATES 13 NEW CARDINALS THEN PUTS THEM IN THEIR PLACE

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not to use their titles for corrupt, personal gain, presiding over a ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic. Two new “princes” of the church, from Brunei and the Philippines, … Continued

OFFICIALS RESPOND TO ERRONEOUS ARTICLE REGARDING FOUR PERSONS ENTERING THE BVI ILLEGALLY

In a Government Information Service release dated November 29, 2020. Government and Law enforcement officials have responded to claims regarding four persons entering the territory illegal. The release stated: There is an erroneous news article titled: “Virginia woman worried about safety of sister detained in British Virgin Islands” by Scott Taylor, ABC7 WJLA, November 26th, … Continued

WOLUES WFC, FALLING TO A 10-2 DEFEAT

Press Release Despite a strong early defensive performance, the shorthanded Avengers WFC were first overwhelmed and then steam rollered by the marauding Wolues WFC, falling to a 10-2 defeat in Saturday’s Futsal League encounter at Cedar School to a team that are quickly becoming irresistible to watch and seemingly impossible to beat. The Avengers strategy, … Continued

VIRGIN GORDA SHOOTING LEAVES TWO HURT

Confirmed reports from sources within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force have confirmed that two individuals have been hurt in a shooting incident on Virgin Gorda today, Sunday November 29th, 2020.  The victims have been taken to the Nurse Iris O’Neal Clinic on Virgin Gorda and are expected to be transferred to the Dr. D. … Continued