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May 23rd, 2023
UPDATE: 220 participate in CIL Walk/Run for VI Alzheimer’s Association

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two hundred and 20 people took to the start line of the Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) 5K Walk/Run to raise funds for the VI Alzheimer’s Association on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

May 23rd, 2023
The value of being woke - Progressive & Awake

Alred C. Frett

When Being Wrong Would Make Things Right:

Once we put trust in Leaders, we never want to be wrong, so we tolerate many difficulties before admitting failure… Election is over, but I remain concerned that their view of success is the wholesale ripping off and raping of the People, rather than trying to exhibit the virtue and character needed for saving our Country and rescuing our Children… I have zero trust, but I would much rather be wrong.

May 23rd, 2023
32 recruits complete 6-month basic police training

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Some 32 new police officers are now officially on duty in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), signaling their completion of six months of basic police training.

May 23rd, 2023
Significant funding pledged for US Territories: Health & Education to benefit


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. John, USVI - The US Virgin Islands, along with other Insular Areas, will benefit from a generous funding allocation as the US Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced on Monday, May 23, 2023, in grants to the tune of $4,279,808 for the fiscal year 2023.

May 23rd, 2023
'I pledge to give my all’ to culture, tourism & D4 – Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly elected Fourth District Representative and Junior Minister for Tourism and Culture, Ms Luce D. Hodge-Smith has pledged to give her all to her portfolios of culture and tourism and a representative of the Fourth Electoral District in the VI.

May 23rd, 2023
19 dead in school dorm fire in Guyana

MAHDIA, Guyana, SA- Guyana has been plunged into mourning following the death of 19 children in a fire at a school dormitory Sunday night, May 21, 2023.

May 22nd, 2023
Wolues edge VG United in President’s Cup Final

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Marcus Robinson scored the only goal of the game to hand Wolues FC a 1-0 victory over VG United in the Presidents Cup Final at East End/Long Look on Sunday, May 21, 2023.

May 22nd, 2023
Review of work permit processes has already begun– Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Declaring that the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration of which she is a part is ‘all about action’, Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Hon Lorna G. Smith (AL), OBE, has indicated that ahead of the start of the Fifth House of Assembly, work has already begun in areas such as the Trade Commission and work permit processing in the VI.

May 22nd, 2023
Constitutional Review Commission to hold public meeting for Belongers living in USVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although the period for persons in the [British] Virgin Islands to make their contribution to the constitutional review process is officially closed, the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), in an effort to be as inclusive as possible, will be holding a consultative public meeting for Belongers residing in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

May 22nd, 2023
‘Let's not allow party politics & selfish agendas to derail us’- Hon Stacy Mather urges HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First-term legislator and Deputy Speaker in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Stacy Mather (AL) has challenged his fellow legislators to put the country first and not let politics and other agendas derail the work of the HoA.


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