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February 23rd, 2024
Sentencing of Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard further pushed to March 28, 2024

MIAMI, Florida, USA- The sentencing of former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, who had struck a plea deal with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), has been pushed back again- this time to March 28, 2024.

February 23rd, 2024
Area of road where Richard C.N. Branson ‘crashed’ now repaired

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Residents of Virgin Gorda and other users of the road, including Sir Richard C.N. Branson, would be pleased to learn that the Public Works Department (PWD) has started carrying out “resurfacing repairs” on the sister island.

February 23rd, 2024
Review of complaints against CoP Mark Collins ‘underway’- Governor’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The review of a myriad of complaints against Commissioner of Police Mark Collins, outlined in a petition to the Governor, has been started by Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Kurt Walton.

February 23rd, 2024
UPDATE: Road Town Pump Station back online

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The public is advised that the main pump station in Road Town is back online.

February 23rd, 2024
Paper applications for public service jobs no longer being accepted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Paper applications for public service jobs will no longer be accepted, as the Department of Human Resources has launched an online talent management system to streamline the application process for positions within the Public Service.

February 22nd, 2024
UPDATE: Police Identify deceased in Pockwood Pond incident

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have revealed the identity of a man who perished on February 17, 2024, in a suspected chemical exposure-related death at Pockwood Pond.

February 22nd, 2024
Creative Waves BVI Exhibition opens @ HLSCC with local artists in spotlight

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Lovers of Art & Photography will have an opportunity to indulge in both as the Creative Waves BVI Arts, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition opened last evening, February 21, 2024, at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) at Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

February 22nd, 2024
USVI still on EU's blacklist as Bahamas, Belize, TCI removed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The European Union list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes has shrunk to 12, after the Bahamas, Belize, Seychelles, and the Turks and Caicos Islands were recently removed from what is commonly known as the EU blacklist.

February 22nd, 2024
RVIPF rolls out 'women in policing initiative' to boost public image

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has announced the launch of the Women in Policing Initiative in an effort to foster inclusivity and empower women within the force, while boosting the overall negative image of the force under Commissioner Mark Collins.

February 22nd, 2024
Massive Hodges Creek to Paraquita Bay roadworks currently underway

HODGES CREEK, Tortola, VI – Some 3,813 linear feet of concrete roadway is under construction from Hodges Creek to Paraquita Bay as part of the Government’s plan to improve roads across the Virgin Islands.

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