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November 29th, 2023
UK police memorialised; Body to be shipped; CoP still mum on autopsy report

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Almost two months since UK Detective Sergeant Paul A. France was found drowned in his car in the seawater in the area near Government House in Road Town, the capital city, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) held a memorial service in his honour yesterday, November 28, 2023.

November 29th, 2023
A lot of $$$ leaving VI through fossil fuel importation– Premier

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is encouraging more persons to take advantage of green incentives not just for the environment, but to save on the amount of money leaving the VI economy through the purchase of fossil fuels.

November 29th, 2023
Dawnalee Stevens-Hodge wins CIL Coconut Tart Competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The debate probably still rages on as to which tart is the best; however, in the meantime, Dawnalee Stevens-Hodge has been declared the best when it comes to making coconut tarts.

November 28th, 2023
'Much to be done' for promotion of more inclusive learning in VI – Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With 2023 Special Education week ongoing in the Virgin Islands (VI) under the theme, 'Accessibility and Equity: A spectrum of possibilities,' Subject Minister Sharie B. de Castro (AL) said more has to be done to bring the local education system to one that is more inclusive.

November 28th, 2023
Budget 2024: Health Ministry projected to receive largest budgetary allocation

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Ministry of Health and Social Development under Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is projected to receive the largest budgetary allocation in the 2024 Budget, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

November 27th, 2023
Education Ministry allocated $2.85M for capital projects in 2024 budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley while delivering the 2024 Budget address has outlined the fiscal package which included funding for local education under Subject Minister Sharie B. de. Castro (AL) to the tune of $53.38M.

November 26th, 2023
Local education icon Dr Lydia Hodge-Pickering passes

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that another education pioneer and icon has died. Dr Lydia Hodge-Pickering transitioned at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida, USA on Friday, November 24, 2023, following what is believed to be injuries sustained after an auto accident.

November 25th, 2023
New upscale restaurant & lounge reportedly coming to Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - While some residents, motorists, and tourists passing by or using the R&R Malone Complex may be curious as to why one of the main buildings at the entrance to the property is under construction, our roving news team have gathered some information.

November 24th, 2023
Lawsuit against USVI claims territory enabled Epstein's sex trafficking


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Victims of the late financier Jeffrey E. Epstein have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing the territory of enabling Epstein's sex trafficking operations. This legal action comes shortly after a $75 million settlement was reached in a similar case against JPMorgan Chase & Co., involving the USVI.

November 24th, 2023
Waste Management receives parts to repair Incinerator @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Director of Waste Management, Mr Marcus E. Solomon has said his department has received the incinerator’s transfer arms as it makes steady strides in bringing the facility at Pockwood Pond back online.

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