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May 15th, 2022
Virgin Cruises & Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection to begin making calls to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Among the updates from Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), after attending the 2022 Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida last month-end, is that two new cruise brands will soon begin making calls to the [British] Virgin Islands.

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
VI freezes estimated US $400M in assets linked to Russia

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The [British] Virgin Islands has begun taking all requisite steps to ensure that it adheres to its international obligations as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom relating to sanctions against Russia.

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.

May 13th, 2022
Hon Fahie will face courts; 'Business continues' in VI– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says business in the Virgin Islands (VI) will continue, even as former Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is to face the courts on drugs conspiracy and money laundering charges.

May 13th, 2022
Attorney Hakim T. Creque tipped to be new Speaker of HoA?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre is that Virgin Gordian Hakim T. Creque has been tipped to be the new Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), replacing former Speaker Julian Willock.

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