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March 12th, 2020
COVID-19 reaches Martinique, SVG, Jamaica, DR, St Barths, St Martin, Cuba & Guyana

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) deepens its reach across the tourism-dependent Caribbean region, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation says its member countries are still opened for business although the majority of the cases are imported.

November 30th, 2019
'Rethink procurement rules after natural disasters' - E. Benito Wheatley

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement after a natural disaster.

October 24th, 2019
Premier Fahie mulls establishing regional ocean freight route

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says with economic reform on the way in the Virgin Islands, local and regional businesses should prepare themselves for the new opportunities that will come as a result of a diversified local economy and a new ocean freight route the territory is looking to develop.

July 30th, 2019
Famous on History & Caribbean Ties

By Thomas C. Famous

Each one of us are the sum total of 4 grandparents and eight great grandparents.

June 8th, 2019
‘Every group unifies except African people’ - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Amidst the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI), Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, is imploring people of African ancestry in the VI to unite as one despite differences in nationality and origin.

April 9th, 2019
Haiti gets new Prime Minister

JAMAICAN GLEANER

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise on Tuesday announced Jean Michel Lapin, who once served as a courier in the public administration, to be the new prime minister of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

April 8th, 2019
Aeroplane crash-lands in Dominica

MELVILLE HALL, Dominica – A plane has crash-landed in the Caribbean territory of Dominica after encountered some difficulty while landing at the Douglas-Charles airport in Melville Hall.

February 6th, 2019
It is Cemented in my Spirit

By Lorna M. George

When I was a little girl growing up in Long Look, Tortola, my parents Captain and Mrs James George owned a cargo boat and a grocery store. A couple from St. Lucia worked for my parents.

January 14th, 2019
Faster warming ocean spells bad news for Caribbean

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The Caribbean islands, seen as dots in the Atlantic Ocean, have been ravaged by hurricanes throughout history. But as global warming continues to accelerate, the impact of storms on the islands—scientists have said—will become more dire, a reality that could make many Caribbean islands uninhabitable overtime.

January 5th, 2019
Chad A. Lettsome makes global mark with ‘Ching’

HAARLEM, Netherlands - On November 28, 2018, Virgin Islander and Caribbean entrepreneur, Chad A. Lettsome, left his imprint with ‘Ching’ as he walked across the stage at the ‘Present Your Startup Global 2018’ competition in Haarlem, Netherlands.

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