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November 24th, 2019
BVIEC linesmen return from Bahamas deployment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Four Linesmen from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) who departed on October 7, 2019, to help the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco in their electricity restoration efforts have returned to the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 6th, 2019
BVIEC team assists with restoring power on Abaco in Bahamas

COOPERS TOWN, Abaco, Bahamas- Electricity was restored to residents in the north of Abaco in the area of Coopers Town for the first time since Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas in early September.

October 11th, 2019
UPDATE: VI demolished by ‘Hurricane’ Bahamas

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis- While parts of the Bahamas remain devastated following the passage of Hurricane Dorian early in September 2019, its senior national football team has been storming through the 2019/20 CONCACAF Nations League. The latest victim was the [British] Virgin Islands.

October 9th, 2019
RiteWay exceeds $20K Bahamas fundraiser goal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Supermarket chain, RiteWay Food Markets has announced it has exceeded a $20,000 fundraiser goal set for Bahamas Hurricane Relief efforts.

September 20th, 2019
VI Rotary to wire some $100K to hurricane ravaged Bahamas today

FORT BURT MARINA, Tortola, VI- Thanks to the initiative of the Rotary clubs in the Virgin Islands and the generosity of residents and businesses, some $160,000 has been raised via a telethon held at Maria’s by the Sea on September 10, 2019, just over a week after Hurricane Dorian ravaged parts of the Bahamas.

September 14th, 2019
'Disturbance 1' now on VI path; Tropical Storm Humberto forms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has reported that Disturbance 1, now located along 45W is moving west towards to VI at around 25 mph.

September 11th, 2019
‘Stay close to home’- Hon Rymer says VI still suffering from Irma

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says that even as the Virgin Islands (VI) is looking out for the Hurricane ravaged Bahamas, attention still needs to be placed on ‘Home’ since many in the territory are still suffering from Hurricane Irma and Maria, some two years later.

September 11th, 2019
Rotary telethon raises $140k plus for Bahamas relief

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The combined efforts of the three rotary clubs, two Rotaract, Interact and EarlyActs clubs in the Virgin Islands will see the people of the Bahamas receiving in excess of $140, 000, cash raised on a telethon held over a four-hour period.

September 10th, 2019
'Our People'

Thomas C. Famous

There has, unfortunately, always been a certain element in Bermuda that has constantly attempted to tell us that we are not a part of the Caribbean and as such, we should have nothing to do with "those people".

September 6th, 2019
Jaleel F. Cameron launches ‘Coins for Kids’ for Bahamas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Five-gallon water bottles are being placed at schools across the territory in the hope that each will be filled with coins and even dollar notes if possible. This is a project undertaken by Jaleel F. Cameron to assist children affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

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