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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.

May 19th, 2023
Dr Neil M. Smith on the job as BVIEC GM; Abraham sues Corporation

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Just as was first and accurately reported by our newsroom on March 8, 2023, Mr Neil M. Smith Phd is now the new General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

May 17th, 2023
OT’s & UK to establish 'technical working group' on Public Registers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, along with other Overseas Territories (OTs) in 2020 committed to implementing Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership by the end of 2023, providing it was a global standard.

May 16th, 2023
Repairs to Ralph T. O’Neal Central Admin Complex ‘taking too long’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Disclosing that based on the last update he received on repairs to the Ralph T. O’Neal Central Administration Complex, progress has been slow, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he will be meeting with the relevant ministry to find a way to speed up the project.

May 16th, 2023
VI to host new annual ministerial-level dialogue on tackling illicit finance

LONDON, United Kingdom- The [British] Virgin Islands is to host leaders from the Overseas Territories (OTs) and the United Kingdom (UK) at an inaugural summit to tackle illicit finance in the OTs later this year.

May 16th, 2023
Coronation or just another nail in the children’s coffin?

Alred C. Frett

Preventing our Children’s Tomorrow from being their Grandparents’ Yesterday:

Our need to move forward is long overdue, and it is painful to watch as Leaders re-deposit our Children back into 21st Century Slavery… The more we cry for change, the more things worsen or remain the same, and we are afraid to imagine Long-term effects, because we are already seeing the short-term damage in the forms of Strokes, Deaths and Murders… Funerals have been too frequent and unbearable.

May 15th, 2023
‘We take cyberbullying seriously’- TRC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Mr Guy Lester Malone has reiterated the commission’s commitment to creating a positive digital environment that has zero tolerance for any form of harassment or abuse.

May 12th, 2023
YOURBVI Tourism Awareness Programme launches May 19, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "It’s time for each resident of this Territory to embrace tourism as an important engine for personal and national economic growth."

May 11th, 2023
Education World Forum has widened vision to re-imagine sector in VI– Hon de Castro

LONDON, UK – Virgin Islands (VI) Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has said Day 2 of the Education World Forum in the United Kingdom has energised her delegation, as well as bolstered and widened their vision to re-imagine education in the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 10th, 2023
US making it ‘very difficult’ for VI to attract & keep healthcare talent- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– While not a new challenge, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says one way to retain and attract healthcare workers in the VI is for the territory to start encouraging some of its own people to return home and make the sacrifice.


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