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October 22nd, 2019
'BVI not a begging society'- NDP Gov't told UK while refusing aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed a shocking tale as told by United Kingdom (UK) officials on how the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration allegedly refused international help in the height of suffering following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

October 22nd, 2019
Paid parking in RT among plans to address traffic woes - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says his ministry is working to address traffic congestion and parking issues in the capital city and this will start with the commissioning of a study on the traffic flows in the area.

October 22nd, 2019
Hon Vanterpool warns of 'rocky road' ahead in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Taking umbrage that Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had called the Virgin Islands (VI) Opposition a 'Law unto itself," while in power, former Minister of Government under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) moved to lash out at House Speaker Hon Julian Willock for what he called an endorsement of the Premier's statement.

October 21st, 2019
NDP's 'failure to answer questions put me in power'- Hon Fahie tells HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in statements delivered to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, has reaffirmed that he welcomes questions from the Opposition, which according to him leads to more transparency.

October 19th, 2019
Time to decriminalise marijuana in the VI - Karl M. Scatliffe

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former President of the BVI Taxi Association and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Fourth District Candidate in the 2019 General Elections, Mr Karl M. Scatliffe, says it is time the territory follow international trends and decriminalise marijuana, however, there must be restrictions in place to prevent drug abuse from vulnerable groups.

October 19th, 2019
'Fungi never tasted so good!' as BVI Food Fete 2019 launches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When you sample a bite-size piece of red snapper on top of a matching piece of fungi, topped with shredded mango chutney and the flavours saturate your mouth, all you can say to yourself is "Fungi and fish never tasted so good!"

October 19th, 2019
HM Prisoner charge with Assault, Escaping Lawful Custody

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested and charged Kyle Baronville, a Prisoner at Her Majesty’s Prison for 3 counts of Assault of a Prison Officer and Assault on a Police Officer.

October 18th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Keanu J. George

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Describing himself as a young Christian man focused on living his best life for Jesus Christ, this week's Young Professional, Keanu J. George, is a student and entrepreneur residing in the United Kingdom (UK) while still flying the Virgin Islands (VI) flag through his apparels brand 'Virgin Islands Pride'.

October 18th, 2019
'I shouldn't be helping the Gov't, but I got to'- Hon Turnbull tells HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the Eleventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands commenced on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the HoA Chambers in Road Town, Tortola, legislators were already primed for what would be a long day of proceedings.

October 17th, 2019
Gov't travels to face HoA scrutiny

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Seventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands commences today Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 10:00am in Road Town, Tortola, the travels of the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led administration will be placed under the microscope in the name of accountability.

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