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May 21st, 2015
‘Take the money & vote them out’ – Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Prodigal son of the Sixth District Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan last evening May 20, 2015 returned home to the place he originated from but, unlike the account in the Bible, there was no fatted calf or feast awaiting him because of the economic downturn the community along with so many others face.

May 21st, 2015
‘I am no longer a diamond in the rough’ – Hon Marlon A. Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI - “They can take the credit, for all I am concerned about is improving the lives of the citizens of my community.., and their families,” said Honourable Marlon A. Penn as he officially launched his campaign last night, May 20, 2015 in Red Bay, East End.

May 21st, 2015
Cavaliers win keeps them in contention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the LIME Superfast Twenty/20 League continued on Sunday May 17, 2015 at Greenland Playfield, Cavaliers recorded a 112-run win over New Testament Church of God and Police beat Earl Tree Shotters.

May 20th, 2015
UPDATE: VI on 'brink of disaster'- Dancia Penn OBE, QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Painting a grim picture of where the Virgin Islands is positioned presently, former Deputy Premier under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Dancia Penn OBE, QC said it is her deep and abiding love for country, coupled with the call from across the Virgin Islands for change, that she has decided to put herself up as an Independent At Large candidate for the June 8, 2015 General Election.

May 20th, 2015
Some voters disenfranchised due to early elections call- Elections Supervisor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The early elections date called by Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has not only caught many persons aspiring to run for political office off guard but has even disenfranchised some persons eligible to vote. Added to that, the Elections Office was also affected by the sudden announcement as it was unable to complete the processing of voter’s identification cards.

May 20th, 2015
Barbados is the Caribbean’s Most Competitive Tourism Economy

By the Caribbean Journal staff

What’s the most competitive tourism economy in the Caribbean?

It’s Barbados, according to the latest edition of the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report.

May 20th, 2015
Record fines for currency market fix

BBC NEWS

Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totalling $5.7bn (£3.6bn) for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market.

May 20th, 2015
1,400 child abuse suspects identified

BBC NEWS

More than 1,400 suspects, including politicians and celebrities, have been investigated by police probing historical child sex abuse allegations.

May 20th, 2015
Hon Fraser gets his wish! Election observers coming!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following vocal calls from Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA for international observers to be present for the June 8, 2015 elections, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency John S. Duncan has announced that an observer team will be coming.

May 20th, 2015
Police witness: Irene F. Penn-O’Neal always denied knowing of guns & ammo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Another police officer, Keishon Leslie has testified that Mrs Irene F. Penn-O’Neal from the onset maintained that she had no knowledge of guns and ammunition found in her home in the early morning hours of October 24, 2014.

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