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May 21st, 2024
'I attempted suicide three times' – Jacqueline E. Vanterpool

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – She is one of the most pleasant police officers in the Virgin Islands, and she remains that way despite moving up the ranks and now being a Deputy Commissioner of Police. However, little does one know that Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool faced a life of being forced into a career she did not want based on the wishes of her mother and she soon fell into depression and even attempted suicide multiple times.

May 21st, 2024
Well-known VI resident Charles M. Martin aka ‘Be Be’ dies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over the years, once you have travelled using the Native Son Ferry Service from the Road Town Ferry Dock on Tortola, you would have met Charles M. Martin aka ‘Be Be’.

May 21st, 2024
Nearly 300 participate in CIL Walk/Run For A Cause!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over 290 persons got out of bed well before 5:30 AM to participate in the Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Walk/Run For A Cause on Saturday, May 18, 2024.

May 21st, 2024
VI & UN positioning Eastern Caribbean SIDS for climate & development finance

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- In response to the high costs faced by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to adapt to the negative effects of climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and United Nations (UN) are collaborating to help position several Eastern Caribbean governments to gain better access to development finance for sustainable development and climate resilience.

May 20th, 2024
Wolues FC are Women’s National League Champions!

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Thanks to a well-marshalled defensive line and a lethal finish from Eva Carey, Wolues FC overcame the challenge of the Avengers FC 1-0, to lift the Women’s National League title on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at East End / Long Look.

March 19th, 2024
Opposition vows to support government in matters relating to CoI reforms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) have vowed to support the government over what was referred to as a ‘perfect storm’ over several issues in the VI, including matters related to the implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report.

January 26th, 2024
Late legislator Carvin Malone to lie in state from Feb 1, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The official funeral of former legislator Mr Carvin Malone will be held on Friday, February 2, 2023, at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex.

January 26th, 2024
BVI Tourist Board to manage VI Festival & Fairs Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the transfer of the functions of the VI Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) to the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB).

January 9th, 2024
Governor could force same-sex marriage on VI with additional powers- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Governor being given additional powers could result in some of the [British] Virgin Islands’ worst fears: legalising same-sex marriage and passing the controversial Police Act.

April 5th, 2023
Skelton-Cline predicts winners for D1-D8 in VI’s 2023 elections

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Controversial pastor and radio show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline on April 4, 2023, shared his predictions for the winners of the 2023 elections, which is considered one of the most important elections in the Virgin Islands, being on the heels of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI), the implementation of CoI reforms and the threat of suspension of the constitution by the United Kingdom (UK).

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