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February 21st, 2019
UK Report: OTs should remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriage

LONDON, United Kingdom - A United Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee report is calling on the Theresa May-led administration to set a date for all Overseas Territories (OTs) to remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriages and implement the public beneficial ownership registries.

February 21st, 2019
Police Arrest Blotter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The following is the arrest blotter from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) from February, 10 to February 16, 2019.

February 21st, 2019
Jeremy W. Hodge is acting Permanent Secretary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Excellency the Governor, Mr Augustus J. U Jaspert on the advice of the Public Service Commission, has approved the acting appointment of Mr Jeremy W. Hodge as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works.

February 21st, 2019
The seat to watch! District 5 race in the 2019 General Elections

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - It was on October 16, 2019, some four months ago that the representative for District 5, late Legislator Delores Lettsome-Christopher died.

February 21st, 2019
Agriculture and fishing can boost VI economy – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Progressives United (PU), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) says that under a PU government in to Virgin Islands (VI) the group will aggressively peruse agriculture as a means of lowering import bills and creating new revenue streams for the territory, which is badly needed at this time.

February 21st, 2019
Advance polling underway; Issues with voting machine reported

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – As advance polling ahead of 2019 General Elections starts today, February, 21, 2019, in the Virgin Islands (VI), information coming into our news centre is that at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre, the staff there are experiencing issues with the E-tabulation machine.

February 21st, 2019
NDP did right at CGB Community – Hon Walwyn

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) says his party has done right for the Cane Garden Bay (CGB) community, even as citizens and former NDP 1 chaplain, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka 'Mitch' has called for urgent action at the CGB Sewerage Plant.

February 20th, 2019
‘I am undisturbed’ - Skelton-Cline on church distancing self from him

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the bombshell news on February 14, 2019, that the Board of Trustees of the New Life Baptiste Church (NLBC) in Duffs Bottom, Tortola has distanced itself from ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline over his behaviour on the political front, the man of the cloth has finally broken his silence.

February 20th, 2019
Ky-Mani Marley to headline first leg of BVI Spring Fest 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On Thursday, February 21, 2019, BVI Spring Fest will be celebrating five years of music on the beach. The event, titled, "Reggae on the beach" will be a full reggae show with great entertainment.

February 20th, 2019
‘1000 jobs in 1000 days’ - VIP rolls out 2019 Elections Manifesto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In front of a packed room last evening, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Village Cay Hotel and Marina Conference Room, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has unveiled the Party’s 2019 election manifesto.

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