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July 31st, 2015
Business booming for $50m charter boat industry! - Operators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With charter boating being a $50 million a year industry, all signs indicate that this sector is doing extremely well with orders filled for this year to 2016, according to industry operators in the territory.

July 31st, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Birchfield B. Lettsome

By Cathy O. O. Richards

Birchfield Burton Lettsome, more popularly known by the name DJ Bertrum, knows how to keep life sweet by feeding us with the food of love- music. "If music be the food of love play on," the Shakespearean saying goes, and DJ Bertrum just keeps playing on.

July 31st, 2015
Miss BVI hopefuls complete unimpressive interview segment

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - These days beauty pageants are less about beauty and more about standing for a social cause and representing one's country on a regional and international stage.

July 31st, 2015
Sloop Challenge delivered to Governor John S. Duncan!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The challenge has been issued and Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith is preparing to defend his title in the 12th Annual Great Festival Sloop Shootout and Heritage Regatta set for August 1 – 4, 2015 as part of Emancipation Festival celebrations.

July 30th, 2015
Successor to controversial CoP David Morris identified!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The replacement for the controversial outgoing Commissioner of Police, David Morris could be announced in a matter of days, according to Governor John S. Duncan OBE.

July 30th, 2015
‘Lower voting age to 16'– Youth Parliamentarians

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Youth Parliamentarians from the Virgin Islands and from around the Caribbean today July 30, 2015 met to have a vibrant debate on the inclusion of the voice of youth in national policies with the consensus being that more must be done to ensure the voices of youth are duly considered.

July 30th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘The people gave me some licks’- 2015 Calypso Monarch Sistah Joyce

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly crowned 2015 Calypso Monarch Sistah Joyce’s second round song ‘Pure Licks’ was no doubt a hit with the small crowd and obviously the judges as she retained her crown for the third consecutive year at the 2015 Calypso Monarch held at the Patsy Lake Festiville in Road Town on July 29, 2015.

July 30th, 2015
‘Anegada not ready to be its own district’- Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal has rebutted the suggestion that the sister island of Anegada be endowed with the status of a district unto itself with its own representative separate and apart from Virgin Gorda with which it constitutes the Ninth District.

July 30th, 2015
Parliaments in Region must do more than just talk- Hon Ingrid A. Moses

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Ingrid A. Moses hinted that there will be a coming time that the territory along with its Caribbean brothers and sisters will yield to pressure from the developed countries on human rights and equality issues.

July 30th, 2015
BVI winless @ ECVA Junior Female C/ship in St Martin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hosts St Martin defeated the British Virgin Islands in straight sets to at least walk away with a little pride left from the ECVA Junior Female Championship on Sunday July 26, 2015 in a tournament that did not offer much success for either team.

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