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October 8th, 2015
School child hit by motor scooter @ Horse Path

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 5:20pm) A school child had to be taken to Peebles Hospital after he was hit by a motor scooter at the Horse Path junction this afternoon, October 8, 2015.

October 8th, 2015
VI designer Markita Turnbull-Smith invited to Anguilla Fashion Expo 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Such was the excitement at being invited to participate in the Anguilla Fashion Expo 2016 that VIslander Markita Turnbull-Smith was “literally jumping up and down.”

October 8th, 2015
Police accused of putting false information in witness statement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Eyebrows were raised in the High Court on Tuesday October 6, 2015 when a witness in the trial of Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka Pi Yoyo, Mr David Anderson, made an allegation against law enforcement officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Mr Anderson alleged that information he did not give to them was put into his statement.

October 8th, 2015
Cable & Wireless Communications scores with exclusive Premier League football rights from seasons 2016/17 to 2018/19

Starting next season, the Premier League will have a new home in the Caribbean. Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) today announced that it has won the exclusive rights to broadcast live all 380 matches per season of the Premier League across 32 Caribbean countries from 2016/17 to 2018/19.

October 8th, 2015
Boat with large quantity of cash onboard intercepted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Officers of the Police Marine Branch and the Special Investigations Team, while on patrol, intercepted a 30 ft. motor vessel near Village Cay late Tuesday evening, October 7, 2015.

October 8th, 2015
‘Prepare to learn new skills!’ – Dr Robert A. Mathavious

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Dr Robert A. Mathavious, Managing Director/CEO, BVI Financial Services Commission, believes industry practitioners and regulators must adopt and be prepared to learn new skills and to inculcate a culture in which training and improvement are the norm if they are to stave off and eventually reverse the constant beatings they receive in the international press.

October 8th, 2015
UK refusal to change Constitution will be exposed worldwide, says Premier Ewing


The Turks and Caicos Islands will take to the world stage to highlight the United Kingdom's refusal to make important amendments to the country's Constitution, said Premier Hon. Dr. Rufus Ewing.

October 8th, 2015
VG to get $2M water plant upgrade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The water woes plaguing Virgin Gorda for more than a year now could soon come to an end with the renewing of the contract for water production between Aqua Design (BV) Limited and Government today, October 8, 2015.

October 8th, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘If unfairly treated we have to fight’ – CCT stakeholder Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Key stakeholder in local telecommunications company CCT Global Communications Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool said the company will continue to fight the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) for what he called the unfair demand to give up a portion of a frequency that the company sees as critical to the capacity of its network.

October 8th, 2015
UPDATE: Premier Smith snubs NHI petitioners!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The planned meeting between the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group and Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith which had been scheduled for tomorrow Friday October 9, 2015 has been cancelled.

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