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May 16th, 2022
Unity Gov’t will consult with VI on implementing CoI recommendations– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be consulted in detail on changes to be made to implement Good Governance, in keeping with the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendations.

May 16th, 2022
ESHS students beat up another in school then brag about it on video

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a disturbing video that has been circulating on social media, at least three male junior school students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) thrashed another male ESHS student in the full view of other students.

May 16th, 2022
Careers in museum sector to be highlighted for International Museum Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will join the rest of the world in observing International Museum Day on May 18, 2022, under the theme “The Power of Museums”.

May 16th, 2022
We now have 'personal responsibility' to protect against COVID-19- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With the Virgin Islands (VI) currently experiencing an uptick in active COVID-19 cases, the new Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), has reminded the public that the responsibility to protect against the virus now lies with the individual.

May 14th, 2022
UK donates new batch of Paediatric COVID vaccine doses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. John J. Ranking CMG has revealed that the UK has donated a further 200 doses of the Pfizer Paediatric COVID-19 vaccine doses which arrived on, May 12, 2022.

May 14th, 2022
Dr June M. Samuel appointed Interim CEO - Chief of Medical Staff @ BVHISA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our newsroom is that Dr June M. Samuel has been appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer (ag), Chief of Medical Staff at the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) to take effect from Monday, May 16, 2022.

May 14th, 2022
Works begin on reinforcement of Carrot Bay shoreline

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - Works have commenced on the Carrot Bay Revetment Project to restore and reinforce the shoreline against any major changes that may be caused by natural elements.

May 14th, 2022
Delta Petroleum hits back @ BVIEC over fuel supply woes

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited (Delta), has hit back at BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) over a statement from the Corporation, that it had to take steps to procure diesel fuel for electricity generation elsewhere after Delta Petroleum was unable to fulfill its contractual obligations.

May 14th, 2022
Corruption & Social Behavior

Dickson C. Igwe

A certain politician in the Virgin Islands enjoys pontificating on how we got here to this sad place on national and social media. The great man is clearly intelligent and thoughtful.

May 13th, 2022
PS @ Premier’s Office sent on leave as criminal probe launched

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Premier’s Office, Dr Carolyn O’Neal-Morton has been sent on leave, as criminal investigations into that office under former Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) begins.

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