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July 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Powerboats infringing in swim area @ CGB to be remedied by August

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- With concerns raised recently about power boats and other vessels infringing in swim areas and dropping anchor close to the shoreline at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the situation will be resolved next month after Swim Area and No Anchoring markers are installed.

July 8th, 2019
PHOTO: Dr Hans Diehl pays courtesy call on Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Founder of the Complete Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) Dr Hans Diehl paid a courtesy visit on Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) on Monday July 8, 2019.

July 8th, 2019
Luciano lands Thursday for Foxy’s HempFest 2019

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ will be arriving in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, July 18, 2019, via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island ahead of his scheduled performance for the 2019 edition of Foxy’s HempFest.

July 8th, 2019
BVIPA wins Novaport Cup 2019

FLORIDA, USA - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has been pronounced the 2019 winner of the Novaport Cup, awarded by the Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) for the Port with the Most Improved Performance. The award was announced during the 22nd Annual General Meeting of PMAC, which was held in Florida on 26-28 June 2019, where BVIPA was represented by Lenius Lendor, Managing Director and Gervasina Martin, Information Systems Manager.

July 8th, 2019
Totally Evil's unbeaten run ended by Thulean

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The feature clash at the Pre-August Festival Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on July 7, 2019 provided an upset as Thulean of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, ended the 8-race unbeaten run of Totally Evil also of St Thomas.

July 8th, 2019
FSN hosts food drive as donations from businesses dwindle

By Chassidy M. Leonard

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As many are still recovering and rebuilding from Hurricane Irma, the Director of the Family Support Network (FSN), Sasha H. Stoutt, has expressed that the demand for the network’s services has increased while donations by businesses have decreased.

July 8th, 2019
Former T&T President urges Rotarians not to forsake family life

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- “Your definition as a Rotarian must not be to the detriment of those that love you and who you love,” were the words of Rotarian and a former president of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Justice Anthony T. A. Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C to the Virgin Islands (VI) families of Rotary of District 7020.

July 8th, 2019
'If some folks had it their way' there would be no Gospel Fest'- Rev Melvin A. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With Gospel Fest coming up on July 25, 2019, and now a staple in the Virgin Islands (VI) annual calendar of events, ZBVI 780 AM radio talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', is questioning why the Christian festivity continues to be excluded from the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee's (VIF&FC) official line-up.

July 7th, 2019
‘We really have to embrace our young people‘– District 7020 Gov. Delma Maduro

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds gathered at Scrub Island Resort on July 6, 2019 to witness history for the Virgin Islands as Mrs Delma Maduro, the first female member of the Rotary club of Tortola, ascended to the highest district level – District 7020 Governor.

July 7th, 2019
‘Stigma attached to Labour Department removed’- Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For years the government department that handles all levels of labour related matters was stigmatised, having been accused of being unfriendly, unfair to persons filing disputes, ducking work permits, tardiness in communicating with applicants, just to name a few.

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