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October 19th, 2016
Should the VI impose a ban on styrofoam use in restaurants?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents in the Virgin Islands (British) have been expressing concern about the possible growing health risk of styrofoam containers used in almost all restaurants across the territory.

October 19th, 2016
USVI man facing 60 years after rape conviction


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Jurors in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) empaneled to hear the rape trial of Lloyd Wilkinson convicted him of first-degree rape and related charges in connection with a February 11, 2015 incident, the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice announced late Wednesday, October 19, 2016.

October 19th, 2016
Richard C.N. Branson launches new Caribbean cruise line

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Owner of Necker and Mosquito Islands, Sir Richard C. N. Branson has launched a new Caribbean cruise line that is expected to set sail in 2020.

October 19th, 2016
Women launch football season in support of Breast Cancer Awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rain may have diluted the crowd on Sunday, despite two exciting games, but nothing could detract from the excitement and enthusiasm which met the kick off of the Women’s League on Saturday October 15, 2016 on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground.

October 19th, 2016
Premier Smith off on wrong foot regarding self-determination- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley is of the view that Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith’s announcement to a local media house back in early August, that talks of independence will be placed at the forefront of discussions with the British Government is not the way to go.

October 18th, 2016
Asia Pacific Region: A fundamental market for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Asia Pacific Region remains a fundamental market for the [British] Virgin Islands as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE concludes the first day of meetings during the VI Asian Trade Mission.

October 18th, 2016
RVIPF to mark Golden Jubilee with pageant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In less than two weeks, three officers in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be going head to head for the top spot as well as the opportunity to represent the Virgin Islands in a regional law enforcement pageant to be held here in the territory in 2017.

October 18th, 2016
Hons Fraser & Fahie gearing up for battle over VIP Chairmanship!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 45 year old Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is getting ready for round 2 of the leadership battle between current Party Chairman Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

October 18th, 2016
Next advance to Round 2 in East Division Playoffs; Momentum stay alive

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As the play offs began last weekend at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in the Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League, Next swept Winning Mentality, Momentum stayed alive against the Warrias and Bayside Blazers took the advantage over West Gunners.

October 18th, 2016
Studying abroad assists in getting rid of ‘Born Here’ mentality – Sharon Flax-Brutus

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Director of the BVI Tourist Board Mrs Sharon Flax-Brutus has joined the conversation about Virgin Islanders’ having the so called ‘Born Here’ mentality, a frequent topic of discussion.

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