Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


November 26th, 2023
High recurrent expenditure a concern for VI Gov’t

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said his Government has the “difficult task” of balancing important obligations like paying salaries and operating government with the need to control recurrent expenditure at sustainable levels while delivering on a holistic development agenda.

November 2nd, 2023
Burglars targeting electronic devices- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is urging the public to remain vigilant for individuals selling stolen items, as it continues to be concerned about the spike in burglaries on both commercial and residential properties.

January 13th, 2023
'There are inmates awaiting trial for up to 5 years'- Guy M. Hill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The old maxim ‘Justice delayed is justice denied’, which means that if legal redress or equitable relief is available, but is not forthcoming in a timely fashion, it is effectively the same as having no remedy at all, may very well apply to the state of judicial affairs in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 6th, 2022
Seat-belt use on decline in USVI; VIPD to take 'Immediate Action'


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Recent seat-belt safety statistics have shown a 5.3 percent decline in the use of seat belts among motorists in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

November 14th, 2022
Construction picks up but sand shortage a concern in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- From about May of this year, the construction sector in the Virgin Islands (VI) has seen an increase in activity.

August 11th, 2022
Gov Rankin concerned about recent amendments to Register of Interests Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has expressed concern that the recently amended Register of Interests Act may significantly restrict public access to the Register.

March 30th, 2022
Overdose of edible marijuana by teens a growing concern in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Dr Nicole Craigwell-Syms, assistant Department of Health commissioner has disclosed that there is growing evidence that young people are abusing cannabis/marijuana edibles, and a [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) led task force is being formed to come up with a strategy for this growing public health concern.

March 18th, 2022
Man with serious injuries discharges himself from hospital- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Kassim Bentie, 44, who received serious injuries at an event in Jost Van Dyke on March 17, 2022.

March 6th, 2022
CARICOM Heads of Gov’t express ‘deep concern’ with UK-sponsored CoI in VI

SAN PEDRO, Belize- Regional leaders who attended the 33rd Inter-Sessional Conference of the Heads of Government of CARICOM in San Pedro, Belize last week have expressed ‘deep concern’ with the lack of transparency and the manner in which the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) was called in the [British] Virgin Islands.

July 7th, 2021
CARICOM looking on with 'concern' @ CoI in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), of which the Virgin Islands (VI) is an Associate Member, has been paying attention to the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (CoI) sponsored by the United Kingdom (UK) and continues to express concerns.

Follow Us On