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October 26th, 2020
Tourism businesses must be 'Gold Seal Certified' to receive visitors- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Territory opens up to international visitors via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on December 1, 2020, only those tourism businesses that have met certain criteria will be allowed to receive those visitors.

October 26th, 2020
Youth footballers from Tortola & VG engage in ‘extremely competitive’ action

EAST END, Tortola, VI- In trying to provide realistic game time for the U15 and U17 players in the Virgin Islands (VI) and as part of its ongoing Talent BVI Elite Football Programme, the British Virgin Islands Football Association (BVIFA) organised a series of matches between Virgin Gorda and Tortola based squads on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

October 26th, 2020
Acts of violence are ‘uncivilised’ & should be condemned- DCP Alwin James

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has noted a “disturbing rise” in the number of serious assaults this past week, two of which were perpetrated against security officers by persons trying to enter premises without face masks.

October 26th, 2020
‘Not everyone is crying out to rush back into the classrooms’- Dr Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (D7) says that, contrary to the picture of disaster being painted by some for political gains, COVID-19 online schooling has been a moderate success.

October 26th, 2020
Fmr Acting Director of W&SD Shri Manoherlal Kerof passes

ESSEX COUNTY, New Jersey, USA- The former Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD), Mr Shri Manoherlal Kerof has passed away, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

October 26th, 2020
High food bill being blamed on COVID-19- Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The hike in food prices in supermarkets across the territory is being linked to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

October 26th, 2020
VI is free of active COVID-19 cases again!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has once again joined a small list of countries in the Caribbean with zero reported active cases of COVID-19.

October 25th, 2020
'UK owes us apology & compensation for slavery'- Kishmet B. Daniel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rastafarian and Virgin Islander Kishmet B. Daniel believes the Virgin Islands is quite in order to call for reparations for the evil acts of slavery and thinks if Africans were the enslavers they would have paid reparations.

October 25th, 2020
2020 hurricane season sets record with formation of TS Zeta

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Tropical Depression No. 28 became Tropical Storm Zeta early Sunday morning, October 25, 2020, as predicted, making the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season the fastest to get to 27 named storms, according to the Miami Herald.

October 25th, 2020
Gov't takes Tourism Certification Programme to Sister Islands

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Ahead of the December 1, 2020, reopening of the tourism sector in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Andrew A. Fahie-led administration is pushing for the certification of persons working in the sector through a programme with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

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