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May 14th, 2024
‘Push horse racing or get pushed out’- Lesmore Smith to Hon Rymer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- US Virgin Islands Governor’s Cup Champion Lesmore Smith has urged Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) to take up the responsibility to push for the revival and development of horse racing in the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 14th, 2024
Caribbean forcasted to face record 2024 heat season

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Persons living in the Caribbean and parts of Central America have been put on notice that the region is currently experiencing an unusually warm period, and this trend is forecasted to continue possibly until October 2024.

May 13th, 2024
Thomas family will 'not be manipulated' by VI Gov’t- Elaine M. Thomas-Griffith

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST Thomas, USVI – Elaine M. Thomas-Griffith, the daughter of the late Ellis Thomas, has taken to the media over the issues surrounding Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay and its stalled negotiations with the [British] Virgin Islands Government for use of the land.

May 13th, 2024
‘Concerned Citizen’ saddened about individual rights violation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a social media message circulating today, Monday, May 13, 2024, on Facebook and the WhatsApp platform, a resident describing themselves as ‘Concerned Citizen’ has raised many issues over what they said is “unconstitutional to have individuals rights continuously violated.”

May 13th, 2024
Deputy Premier wants swift resolution to issues affecting Republic Bank’s customers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE has said the Government of the [British] Virgin Islands is aware of recent developments at Republic Bank (BVI) Limited, which resulted in the withdrawal of funds from several customer accounts.

May 13th, 2024
7 contestants revealed for Miss BVI Pageant 2024 in July

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Under the theme Brunch in Bloom, the contestants for the Miss BVI Pageant 2024 were revealed at Queen Elizabeth II Park on Sunday, May 12, 2024.

May 13th, 2024
Chantel E. Malone leaps to victory @ PURE Athletics Sprint Elite Meet

CLERMONT, Florida, USA- [British] Virgin Islands’ athlete Chantel E. Malone, competing in her second long jump event of the season, emerged victorious at the PURE Athletics Sprint Elite Meet held at the NTC Training Center in Clermont, Florida on May 11, 2024.

May 12th, 2024
Gov Pruce dodged questions on ‘power grab’ by his predecessor Rankin!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Current United Kingdom-appointed Governor of the Virgin Islands Daniel Pruce invited the local media to his office, claiming it was in celebration of World Press Freedom Day held on Friday, May 3, 2024.

May 12th, 2024
11th Sitting of 1st Session of 5th HoA slated for May 16

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislators will return to the House of Assembly (HoA) Chamber in Road Town to do the business of the people on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

May 12th, 2024
Taxi & tour operators invited to meet with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taxi and tour operators in the [British] Virgin Islands have been invited to an exclusive meeting with the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) on May 14, 2024.

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