Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

News

August 2nd, 2018
RDA & DWM begins aggressive debris clearance programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Department of Waste Management (DWM) has partnered to clean up debris on Tortola and Jost van Dyke left from the passages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 2nd, 2018
VI Gov’t wins compensation claims over 2006 ‘Oil Spill’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) was awarded the sum of $221,935.86 for clean-up costs, as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the VI waters in 2006.

August 2nd, 2018
Hon Walwyn blames NDP for being slow to respond to allegations of corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), and Co-Leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has admitted that the party’s ‘old guard’ had ‘dropped the ball,’ in defending itself against the corruption allegations made by several persons, including a former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, the media, civil society and the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

August 1st, 2018
Chronic Care ‘Pilot’ to manage diseases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A new chronic care programme will be piloted by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) next month, to improve the management of chronic diseases in the Territory.

August 1st, 2018
Renamed; ‘NDP Drive By, Fool The People Time’—Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority and National Democratic Party (NDP) Candidate in the 2011 General Elections has lashed out against his former party, renaming the NDP's 'Drive Time,' to the “NDP Drive By Fool People Time.”

August 1st, 2018
Deputy Governor’s Office calls for updated Election laws by year end

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With General Elections constitutionally due in 2019, the Deputy Governor’s Office has commenced their preliminary preparations such as updating their staff database, looking to recruit new staff and is also looking to introduce new polling stations but they are also calling for updated Election laws to be enacted by year-end.

August 1st, 2018
Unprofitable operations forced banks off sister islands—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Several banks which operated on Virgin Gorda in the Virgin Islands (VI), were all forced out of operations as a result of ‘unprofitability and a lack of sustainability’ and the current National Democratic Party (NDP), government is still unable to say when the services will return to any of the sister islands.

August 1st, 2018
BVI Airways: Death threats, embezzlement & the deliberate attempt to ‘crash’ the airline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commercial Pilot, Shaun D. Munro—formerly of BVI Airways—has disclosed even more sordid details of the internal operations of the company before it folded, including death threats, more illegalities and a deliberate attempt to run the company into the ground, in order to purchase it back at a reduced cost and free of debts.

August 1st, 2018
Hon Fraser forces Premier to disclose ‘bombshell’ banking info in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), at the June 28, 2018, sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA),—following his Asia tour—spoke to the opening of the Bank of Asia in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 31st, 2018
Lord Ahmad arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, on July 31, 2018 and was greeted by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE.

Weather


Follow Us On