VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The male student of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) accused of physically assaulting a female student on October 18, 2016, causing her injuries, has been charged by police.
PASEA, Tortola, VI – RiteWay Food Market turned the bullet on a local bakery after being accused of hiking the price of its bread by one dollar, causing the bakery to take a decision to pull its product from the supermarket.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Hon Julian Fraser RA will hold a Public Meeting this evening, Thursday October 20, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While his contract was not renewed as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and he is still in the Virgin Islands as a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Trinidadian Wayne L. Rajbansie is still making the news.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- Days after the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) announced that one of its major plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary will be through a regional pageant, host of the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM on Tuesday October 18, 2016, Doug Wheatley, is suggesting that the Force also includes the Local and Special Constables on their agenda.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents in the Virgin Islands (British) have been expressing concern about the possible growing health risk of styrofoam containers used in almost all restaurants across the territory.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Jurors in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) empaneled to hear the rape trial of Lloyd Wilkinson convicted him of first-degree rape and related charges in connection with a February 11, 2015 incident, the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice announced late Wednesday, October 19, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Owner of Necker and Mosquito Islands, Sir Richard C. N. Branson has launched a new Caribbean cruise line that is expected to set sail in 2020.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rain may have diluted the crowd on Sunday, despite two exciting games, but nothing could detract from the excitement and enthusiasm which met the kick off of the Women’s League on Saturday October 15, 2016 on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley is of the view that Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith’s announcement to a local media house back in early August, that talks of independence will be placed at the forefront of discussions with the British Government is not the way to go.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Beijing chapter of the BVI Trade Mission began today, October 19, as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and his delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Director of Department of European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xu Chen.
Anegada, VI - The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands invites the general public to its Annual Iguana Festival, Friday 21st October at the National Parks Trust’s Iguana Headstart Facility in Anegada.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In less than two weeks, three officers in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be going head to head for the top spot as well as the opportunity to represent the Virgin Islands in a regional law enforcement pageant to be held here in the territory in 2017.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 45 year old Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is getting ready for round 2 of the leadership battle between current Party Chairman Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As the play offs began last weekend at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in the Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League, Next swept Winning Mentality, Momentum stayed alive against the Warrias and Bayside Blazers took the advantage over West Gunners.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Director of the BVI Tourist Board Mrs Sharon Flax-Brutus has joined the conversation about Virgin Islanders’ having the so called ‘Born Here’ mentality, a frequent topic of discussion.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Monday October 17, 2016 at about 4:21 P.M. after stealing three cheques belonging to an elderly woman, who police identified as Ms. Vasquez, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on Tuesday October 18, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For the first time after being elected as St Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister under a Team Unity Coalition Government on February 18, 2015, Dr The Honourable Timothy S. Harris will be in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (Virgin Islands) has ruled in favour of Delta Petroleum in relation to the seizure by HM Customs of Delta’s fuel storage tank No 7 at Pockwood Pond, Tortola, together with its contents (some 248,000 US gallons) on September 20, 2012.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the third year, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) partnered with the community and the Valley Sound Lions in supporting the fight against breast cancer and by hosting the first pink race in Virgin Gorda on Saturday October 15, 2016.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two vehicular accidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Sunday October 16, 2016 have left two people dead and at least 6 others injured, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium this morning, October 17, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Asia Pacific Region remains a fundamental market for the [British] Virgin Islands as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE concludes the first day of meetings during the VI Asian Trade Mission.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The powers vested in the Governor here in the Virgin Islands (British) and other Overseas Territories (OTs) continue to be a sore issue and Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has said the matter is being discussed among OTs’ governments.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands’ Leslee J. Smith and the Bristol Flyers' valiant comeback fell short as they were unable to overcome a crippling first half shooting display, failing to beat the visiting Sheffield Sharks, on Saturday October 15, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dandra T. Vanterpool, 22, of Horse Path, an employee of the Sterling Group BVI Ltd as well as a Business Administration student of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), is the winner of the SOL Free Fuel for a Year promotion.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A possible outbreak of the epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) has been identified in the St Thomas district, the US Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.) Department of Health (D.O.H.) made known late Friday October 14, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Paul Prentice, 21, of Duffs Bottom on the main island of Tortola, was sadly gunned down in the streets of Road Town on December 14, 2014, nearly two years ago.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton’s billionaire endorsers extend not only across the aisle, but also across the ocean.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today, Saturday October 15, 2016 the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) Women’s League kicks off with an opening ceremony at 5: 30 P.M. on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground, followed by the Ballstars FC against the Panthers Women at 6:00 P.M.
NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI- It was a win-win situation for both John Boukemp and the Cedar International School’s BVI Scholarship Fund, when the sleek, fully loaded Hyundai Tucson “with all the bells and whistles on” was raffled on the grounds of the famous Captain Mulligan’s in Nanny Cay, Tortola last night, Friday October 14, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial appointment of fired Trinidad and Tobago Health professional Mrs Paula G. Chester-Cumberbatch as the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is proceeding.
MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The smooth flow of traffic out of Cane Garden Bay, Carrot Bay, Brewer's Bay, Chalwell and other areas were interrupted for more than an hour due to an accident during rush hour at Meyers Estate this morning, October 14, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League concludes the regular season games tonight, Friday October 14, 2016, with two games that will still have a bearing on who claims what spots in the standings and who goes home.
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