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May 21st, 2019
Regularisation: Residency & Belonger status

Lorna M. George

As a native of the [British] Virgin Islands, I would like to endorse the wise, intelligent and sensible decision made by our benevolent, kindhearted and humane Premier, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) who saw it fit to institute the “Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency and/or ‘Belonger’ Status”.

May 20th, 2019
Digital Transformation introduced in Records Management

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is well underway in delivering its services electronically through its Digital Transformation/e-Government Project.

May 20th, 2019
Woman mauled by Pitbull in Sea Cows Bay

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A woman is hospitalised with severe injuries after being attacked by a Pitbull in Sea Cows Bay, on the main island of Tortola, on Friday May 17, 2019.

May 20th, 2019
D4 saga is ‘a pissing contest’ - Elton Callwood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the case surrounding House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock Vs Fourth District Representative-Elect Mark H. Vanterpool heading to the Court of Appeal for the final decision, social commentator Elton Callwood is calling the entire debacle a "pissing contest", meaning a competition between rivals to determine superiority and predominance.

May 20th, 2019
Boat flips in waters near West End

WEST END, Tortola, VI- A powerboat with some four passengers on-board capsized late last evening, Sunday, May 19, 2019 in waters off West End, on the main island of Tortola.

May 20th, 2019
Hiring of bodyguards has nothing to do with ‘kickbacks’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition keen to get Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to divulge information about his personal security, Premier Fahie clapped back to say if he is made to reveal such information to the public then every Member of the House of Assembly (HoA) will also have to do the same.

May 20th, 2019
Stonewalled! No paper trail in $7.2M BVI Airways deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Having now to answer for the $7.2M BVI Airways deal that crumbled under the previous Premier, Dr. D. Orlando Smith’s National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) dropped a bombshell that even as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is now at the helm of government, little to no information can be found on the botched project and missing funds.

May 20th, 2019
VI residents urged to utilise 'dreaded' Sargassum seaweed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being urged to utilise the Sargassum seaweed that washes up along the Territory’s shorelines, given its many environmental benefits.

May 20th, 2019
Ramprashad dethrones Stoby in CIL Charity Run

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019 received yet another large support from the public.

May 19th, 2019
UPDATE: No one in HoA can 'direct' Speaker - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The legal fees incurred in the court battle between Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock and Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool will be brought to the House of Assembly when the legal issues are completely resolved in the courts.

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