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September 16th, 2022
VI stages Commemoration Service to mark death of Queen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Monday, September 19, 2022, declared a special public holiday in the Virgin Islands (VI) for the state funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a special Commemoration Service was held at the Saint George's Episcopal Church on Main Street, Tortola.

September 15th, 2022
Unity Gov't denies cancelling contract with Thomas family

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says it remains committed to continuing efforts to resolve all outstanding issues with the Thomas family regarding the use of their land, which forms a part of Ellis Thomas Downs.

September 15th, 2022
Tortola’s Kyresha Hodge named VI’s top recycler

ROAD TOWN, Total, VI - Six-year-old Ky’Resha Hodge was named the Virgin Islands’ top recycler amidst 42 students between the ages of two and 19 who competed for the Student Recycling competition conducted by Green VI in conjunction with the Department of Waste Management.

September 15th, 2022
Students tasked to make slavery reparations, VI independence a reality

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Students of Ebenezer Thomas Primary School have been tasked to seek reparations for slavery and make independence a reality as part of their duties as the next generation of Virgin Islanders.

September 15th, 2022
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Fiona forms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tropical Storm Fiona, which formed in the Atlantic late Wednesday, September 14, 2022, will arrive to the [British] Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands over the weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

September 14th, 2022
‘Sky High’ lands inaugural Embraer E190 flight @ TB Lettsome Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Dominican Republic-based Sky High Aviation Services today, September 14, 2022, landed its inaugural flight of the Embraer E190 airplane at the Terrance B. Lettsome airport on Beef Island in the [British] Virgin Islands.

September 14th, 2022
Casinos, Betting Services warned against unlicensed operations in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Casinos and betting operators are being warned against unlicensed operations in the Virgin Islands (VI) pursuant to the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Act, 2020 (“VI Gaming Act”), along with the Proceeds of Criminal Conduct Act, 1997, as amended, and the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2008, as amended.

September 14th, 2022
Former VI Legislator Cyril Lewis Walters MBE passes

LAMBERT ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Mr Cyril Lewis Walters, MBE, died on Tuesday afternoon, September 13, 2022, at his home in Lambert Estate on the eastern end of Tortola, after being ill for some time.

September 14th, 2022
VI months away from elections with no active campaigning- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called disturbing, the silence of politicians and political parties in the Virgin Islands, as the date for the constitutionally due elections in early 2023 is just months away.

September 13th, 2022
Queen’s Funeral: Monday Sept 19, 2022, a special holiday in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Governor, H.E. John J. Rankin, CMG, has designated Monday, September 19, 2022, a special holiday in the territory, which is the day designated for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in the United Kingdom (UK).

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