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October 15th, 2014
CITCO donates to BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Financial services firm CITCO today October 15, 2014 held an event called ‘Paint CITCO Pink’ to mark Cancer Awareness Month and as part of the event the company made a donation of an undisclosed amount to the BVI Cancer Society.

October 15th, 2014
Malcolm Maduro stands own defence in assault trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two tour ferry operators went head to head this morning October 15, 2014 in the Magistrate’s Court forcing Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo to interject numerous times in order to keep the trial in line.

October 15th, 2014
Who will be the next Att Gen? Will Locals be overlooked?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the days count down for the ending of the Virgin Islands’ Attorney General Dr the Honourable Christopher P. Malcolm’s contract, the search is on for his replacement.

October 15th, 2014
‘Cans, bottles should be returnable for cash’ – Richard C. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Television Talk Show Host Richard Courtney De Castro believes that there should be incentive programmes to encourage people to recover recyclable items such as bottles and cans with a view to help address the waste disposal problems in the Territory.

October 15th, 2014
Tattooing & piercing a growing concern to employers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Professionals often times associate body art with criminal activity or psychiatric disturbance, based in part on some early descriptive studies some are still trying to make that case.

October 15th, 2014
Denzil Wheatley & Samuel Harris in jail again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acceding to bail applications by their respective Attorneys at Law in the High Court during the previous assizes, the Judge had granted bail to two men, Denzil Wheatley and Samuel Harris pending their trial which is now scheduled for November 17, 2014.

October 15th, 2014
Crumpler takes 10th in NACAC 10K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leading local long distance runner Katrina Crumpler placed 10th in the women’s division of the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Petit Bourg 10km road race in Guadeloupe on Saturday October 10, 2014.

October 14th, 2014
2-time British Olympian conducting swimming course here

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI - A British swimming expert and Olympic medalist is offering a swimming course through the BVI Swimming Foundation to teachers of the sport with a view to improving their skills and techniques and making them better in passing instructions to their young charges.

October 14th, 2014
Intl Anti-bullying song out! Kamau A. Georges adds Caribbean flavour

LOS ANGELES, California, USA – Virgin Islands artist Mr Kamau A. Georges has linked his voice and talent to the ‘I'm good’ anti-bullying campaign promotional song which is now a hit on the airwaves produced for the campaign called ‘Band together project’.

October 14th, 2014
UPDATE: VI Govt. gives ‘all clear’ on Hurricane Gonzalo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Gonzalo veers north avoiding the Virgin Islands, the hurricane warning for the Territory has been discontinued and a tropical storm warning is now in effect, say personnel from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), who also confirmed that normal services are resuming throughout the Territory.



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