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November 26th, 2023
Ex Financial Secretary L. Allen Wheatley inks consultancy contract with VI Gov't

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Former Financial Secretary of the Virgin Islands (VI) and unsuccessful Virgin Islands Party (VIP) political candidate for the Eighth District in the 2023 general elections, Mr L. Allen Wheatley, is back.

November 13th, 2023
Racetrack land lease still unresolved; No horse races for 70th anniversary celebration

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The last race day at Ellis Thomas Downs was August Tuesday of 2022. Since then Ellis Thomas Downs has laid barren. Many horse owners have either had to let their horses out of the stables to pasture, send them to other Caribbean Islands, or find creative ways to keep feeding them.

October 2nd, 2023
Dr Arlene L. Smith-Thompson out as Vice President of Academic Affairs @ HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “I leave behind some of the most wonderful professionals that supported me unwaveringly as I executed the duties of my office at HLSCC. I am thankful for the opportunity that I was granted to serve.”

September 3rd, 2023
Gov Bryan urges USVI to reduce reliance on high-priced consultants


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- During a recent Public Finance Authority Board meeting, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, who also serves as the PFA board chair, expressed concerns over the territory's dependence on external consulting firms like Ernst & Young for financial oversight of disaster recovery projects.

August 25th, 2023
Willock calls for new negotiations regarding Ellis Thomas Downs stalemate

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- A staple of the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival activities is horse racing; however, it was missing from this year’s calendar of activities due to a breakdown in negotiations with landowners at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay last year.

June 28th, 2023
Gov’t inks $511,786 contract for Long Swamp Pump Station

LONG SWAMP, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands inked a contract valued $511,786 for works on the Long Swamp Pump Station, in a contract signing ceremony on June 27, 2023, with BioSafe Treatment and Septic Solution.

February 7th, 2023
Rhodni A. Skelton Out! As Deputy Director of Tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After 19 years at the BVI Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB), Mr Rhodni A. Skelton has exited the entity, where he last held the position of Deputy Director of Tourism.

January 19th, 2023
James Todman Construction inks $2.3M contract for Marine Shore Base Building

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI- Prominent local construction firm James Todman Construction Limited today, January 19, 2023, inked a US $2,380,509.87$2.3M contract with the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for the construction of the Joint Marine Shore Base Building at Road Reef on Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands.

December 2nd, 2022
Hon Smith received exemption to do business with Gov’t lawfully

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In keeping with the Constitution of the Virgin Islands, Sec 67 subsection (7) and showing much transparency, the House of Assembly (HoA) has given Deputy Speaker Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) an exemption in order for him to do business with the Government of the Virgin Islands without having to vacate his seat.

November 8th, 2022
Sol inks contract to supply No. 2 Diesel & lubricants to BVIEC

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Although already supplying No. 2 Diesel to BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) since June 2022, for the generation of electricity at Henry Wilfred Smith Power Station on Tortola and the power station on Anegada, a formal contract for the said services by Sol St Lucia Ltd was signed today, November 8, 2022.

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