Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

News

July 28th, 2019
Tropical wave to affect VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A Vigorous Tropical Wave located near 12.0N, 60.5W, is currently moving to the west at 16 mph producing scattered thunderstorm activity across the Lesser Antilles and Eastern Caribbean today, July 28, 2019.

July 26th, 2019
Government pledges to move Agriculture forward

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said initiatives including building a market, improving land space usage and providing water to farmers are on the front burner to enable a thriving agriculture industry in the Virgin Islands.

July 26th, 2019
Applications for national scholarships now open

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture is inviting persons to apply for national scholarships through the Virgin Islands Scholarship Programme.

July 24th, 2019
New UNDP Head Magdy Martinez-Soliman takes up appointment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman has been appointed as Resident Representative for the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), with full responsibilities over the British Virgin Islands.

July 24th, 2019
Legal stakeholders to receive Sentencing Guidelines training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legal Stakeholders will be trained on Sentencing Guidelines on offences involving drugs, rape, unlawful sexual intercourse, theft and robbery next week.

July 22nd, 2019
Government discusses Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Best Practices

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) early last week.

July 15th, 2019
73 Public officers to develop better service skills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seventy-three (73) public officers from across the Public Service recently participated in an interactive information sharing and profiling sessions designed to assist in formally documenting information about their skills.

July 15th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr is acting Governor until July 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr David D. Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

July 13th, 2019
USVI’s Senators Hodge & Thomas to Meet with Frenchman’s Reef Employees

ST. THOMAS, USVI - The employees in the United States Virgin Islands’ (USVI) hospitality industry were some of the most severely misplaced job wise, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, primarily due to the loss of the territory’s hotels.

July 11th, 2019
Dr Jerry R. Smith installed as President of Rotary Club of St Thomas II

ST. Thomas, USVI - Dr Jerry R. Smith was installed as the 41st President of the Rotary Club of St Thomas II along with the 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

Weather


Follow Us On