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May 10th, 2024
Full CARICOM membership comes with a cost of participation– Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier and legislator Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has questioned whether the Virgin Islands (VI) can afford the cost of full CARICOM membership, a stance that rebutted that of clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline, who said the VI should take up a strong role in the regional body.

March 1st, 2024
VI named #2 safest Caribbean island by UK's The Telegraph

LONDON, United Kingdom – United Kingdom (UK) publication The Telegraph has named the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) as the number 2 safest destination in the Caribbean, just after Aruba in the Dutch West Indies.

November 17th, 2023
CTO Secretary General Dona Regis-Prosper officially visits VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Mrs Dona Regis-Prosper paid a courtesy call on Acting Premier Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) while on an official visit to the Virgin Islands (VI) this week.

September 7th, 2023
UK inks £2.7M MoU with C’bean Community Climate Change Centre

LONDON, UK - The United Kingdom Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the amount of £2.7M with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) for work to be done under the Small Island Developing States Capacity and Resilience (SIDAR) Programme.

August 2nd, 2022
Region can use similarities from slavery to unite & address challenges– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on the Caribbean region to leverage the similarities of slavery to foster greater regional integration among countries.

July 16th, 2022
Barbados confirms first case of Monkeypox virus

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados' Minister of Health, Ian Gooding-Edghill has today, July 16, 2022, confirmed the country’s first case of the monkeypox infection

May 3rd, 2022
VI people must take non-partisan approach against UK direct rule– Grenada PM

CASTRIES, St Lucia– On the heels of condemnation from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) as it relates to United Kingdom (UK) direct rule in the Virgin Islands (VI), Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith A. Mitchell has called on the people of the territory to unite against any likelihood of direct rule.

April 19th, 2022
Cape Air going electric! First flight test now set for summer

MASSACHUSETTS, USA - Massachusetts-based airline Cape Air, which also operates in the Virgin Islands and in several other Caribbean islands, is going electric with an intent to purchase 75 all-electric Eviation Alice commuter aircraft.

April 9th, 2022
USVI closer to removing visa restrictions for C’bean nationals

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The US Congress House Judiciary Committee has approved The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act, in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and the bill if further approved, would allow visitors from the Caribbean to receive a non-immigrant visitor visa exemption to enter the US Virgin Islands, for up to 45 days.

April 8th, 2022
Circular accuses UK of wanting to take over HM Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Caribbean nations continue to call for reparations, there is a brewing conspiracy over the recent UK Royal visit of Prince William and Duchess Kate as a smokescreen of the United Kingdom's and its role in the region.

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