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May 16th, 2018
‘I am opposed to having a demonstration’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am opposed to the idea of having a demonstration and a march at this point. I don’t think it is necessary for us to do that because we don’t have the information,” were the words of Doug Wheatley on the radio programme 'Speak out BVI' on ZBVI 780 AM on May 15, 2018.

May 15th, 2018
FSN gets helping hand from ACO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Association of Compliance Officers (ACO) has responded to the needs of the Family Support Network (FSN) by assisting with monetary and other contributions.

May 13th, 2018
Four-car smash-up on James Walter Francis Drive Carriageway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was some time around 1:00 P.M. on Saturday May 12, 2018 that there was a four-car accident on the James Walter Francis Drive Dual Carriageway.

May 12th, 2018
'We need to meet people where they are'- Dr Virginia O. Rubaine

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- On May 10, 2018 the Western Branch of the BVI Diabetes Association held its first General Meeting of the year at the Seventh-day Adventist Youth Centre in Carrot Bay, under the theme Managing diabetes Psychologically and with Diet.

May 11th, 2018
'Back off UK!'- VI residents drumming up support for public demonstration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what is considered a most controversial amendment and one that forces the Virgin Islands (VI) to implement a public register that reveals the names of its beneficial owners of offshore companies registered in the British Overseas Territories, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), strongly stated that his government will not comply with the amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill until it becomes a “global standard."

May 11th, 2018
CIL to host 5K Charity Run/Walk

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL), in collaboration with the BVI Miss World Organisation, is hosting a 5K Charity Run and Walk in an effort to raise funds for the rebuilding of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre on May 19, 2018, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park, starting at 5:30 A.M.

May 9th, 2018
'We are not panicking in the industry'– Ayana S. Hull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In response to the recent decision in The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Commons to make public the register of Beneficial Owners for companies in their Overseas Territories (OTs), a group of residents has formed a committee and, with government’s and other stakeholders' participation, are planning a public demonstration in the form of a march.

May 9th, 2018
Residents tired of empty promises for consumer protection bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We are at the point where it is in the Attorney General’s hands now, where the AG has to bring forward swiftly consumer legislation that not just protects the consumers of this territory but also works to protect the business sector from unfair accusations. We’ll now have a process and a mechanism to actually manage the consumer affairs of the territory.”

May 8th, 2018
Who are we?

Donald E. de Castro

We hear Politicians, Ministers of Religion, business owners and many other persons refer to this Territory as a Christian community. Those of us that read the bible have read the conversation between Jesus and his disciples when he asked them; who do people say I am? and after they answered him; he asked them; who do you say I am? This territory is now at a junction in its history (and has been for some time) where many people are asking, who are we?

May 8th, 2018
Residents & visitors ‘ecstatic’ for 2018 Leverick Bay Poker Run

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – On Memorial Weekend, May 27, 2018, hundreds of powerboats will take part in the 17th annual Leverick Bay Poker Run which will see more than 250 boats from Puerto Rico, Miami and the [US] Virgin Islands.



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