ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sprinter Ashley N. Kelly became the second Virgin Islands’ athlete to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics and local fans will be able to see her run at the July 1-3, 2016 OECS Track and Field Championships on the A.O. Shirley Grounds in Road Town, Tortola.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) said the closure of Rosewood Little Dix Bay and Biras Creek on the sister island of Virgin Gorda has created exceptional circumstances which necessitate a departure from the norm in preferring VIslanders and Belongers over non-Belongers.
CARIBBEAN NEWS SERVICE
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Regional airline LIAT on Wednesday said one of its employees was assisting the police in Barbados with their investigation into a drug-related matter.
By N. Johann Earle
Young, smart and articulate, Reba E. Thomas, the Assistant Human Resources Manager for the Ministry of Finance, is our Young Professional for this week. She has been in this position for the past year and four months.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Chief Immigration Officer Ian B. Penn said the recent amendment to the Immigration and Passport Act- Section 31 is meant to streamline and regularise the process whereby persons who change jobs will not have to leave the territory, provided they have been here at least five years.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts - Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, the Honourable Michael Perkins, had tolerated much of the cross talking from both sides on the debate on the Income Tax (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2016, in the Sitting of the National Assembly yesterday (April 27), but it was the Opposition Senator Honourable Nigel Carty who drew the Speaker’s ire for going too far with what he considered “gross disorder” to the Chair.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A young man was found lying face down with multiple gunshot wounds about his body in the wee hours of Thursday morning, April 28, 2016 in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In recognition of International Girls in ICT Day, Digicel is saluting its female employees across its operations and thanking them for their role in helping to make the company and by extension, the ICT sector, a success.