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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 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
‘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.

May 21st, 2023
Three VI nurses awarded for going ‘above & beyond call of duty’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Three nurses in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been recognised for their excellence of service given towards the advancement of healthcare within the territory, with Ms Marla Alverez and Ms Pam Edwards receiving the Excellence in Nursing award while Mrs Rosa Ravariere Seaman received the award for Nurse of Distinction as part of International Nurses Day activities.

May 20th, 2023
VI's potable water network to get upgrades through public-private partnership – Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has detailed that his ministry will soon be issuing an expression of interest to obtain the services of a reputable and qualified company, to replace and upgrade the water distribution network of the Virgin Islands (VI) through a public-private partnership engagement.

May 20th, 2023
CIBC FirstCaribbean Grenada Bank sold to Grenada Co-op Bank Ltd

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited and Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited have announced that on May 19, 2023, the sale of FirstCaribbean’s business in Grenada to Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited received approval from the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.

May 20th, 2023
Jewelry store owner shot during daytime robbery on St. John


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. John, USVI — St. John Bracelet, a jewelry store located in Cruz Bay was hit by two unidentified males on Thursday around 1:53 p.m., according to the U.S.V.I. Police Department.

May 20th, 2023
Car flips near entrance of McNamara on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sometime this morning, Saturday, May 20, 2023, at around 6:00 am, a car flipped at the entrance of Mc McNamara in Road Town, the capital city.

May 19th, 2023
13th Summer Sizzle BVI slated for July 26 – 31, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Caribbean’s premiere summer event, Summer Sizzle BVI, is scheduled for July 26 – 31, 2023 in the [British] Virgin Islands.


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