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January 28th, 2024
Mostly partly sunny skies today but increased chances of showers tonight- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Relatively stable conditions will prevail across the area today, January 28, 2024, however, by tonight a weak strike will move into the area and gradually increase the chances of rain activity on and around the islands during that time.

September 22nd, 2023
Hon de Castro told to not answer question about teachers’ strike @ Rotary meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- ZBVI Radio reporter Zan Lewis, known for his blunt and hard-hitting questions at press conferences has been missing from the local media scene of late; however, he showed up at the Rotary Club of Central Tortola’s meeting at Bamboushay Restaurant and Lounge in Road Town yesterday, Thursday, September 21, 2023.

September 18th, 2023
ESHS teachers reached ‘point of a rock & a hard place’- Union President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the BVI Teachers Union Sean Henry says following a meeting with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), the next step following Friday’s sit-in by teachers at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is to compile a report and have it sent to the Premier for action.

September 17th, 2023
'Gumption' pledges $150K to public schools; Doesn’t want gov’t officials involved

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On the heel of a sit-down protest by teachers of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) over working conditions on Friday, September 15, 2023, local businessman and philanthropist Allington O. Creque aka ‘Gumption’ is pledging $150,000.00 to assist teachers, under one condition- that the money is not handled by government officials or the Chief Education Officer.

September 16th, 2023
Teachers told to 'put grievances in writing' following ESHS sit-in - Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a staged ‘Sit-in’ by Teachers of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) over a number of issues, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said he met with the teachers to hear their concerns and shared plans to have the issues resolved expeditiously.

July 19th, 2023
UPDATE: Gov’t denies HM Customs had planned to strike

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following our article this morning, July 19, 2023, that some staff of HM Customs were planning to strike due to non-payment of increments, the Government of the Virgin Islands has issued a brief statement denying the planned industrial action.

July 17th, 2023
UPDATE: Airport re-opens following strike action by fire officers

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI – Sources within the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) have confirmed that following some internal industrial action today, July 17, 2023, by firefighters attached to the airport, the T.B. Lettsome International Airport has been reopened.

May 27th, 2023
UPDATE: Control tower strike ends, VI airports resume full operation

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has announced that airports in the territory have resumed normal operations effective today, Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 7:00 a.m, following a brief closure yesterday at the T.B. Lettsome International Airport.

December 7th, 2022
Montserrat’s civil servants plan public protest for pay increase tomorrow

BRADES, Montserrat- Public servants in Monserrat have been called to engage in a public demonstration in protest of the non-commitment of the government to approve a salary increase.

February 11th, 2022
Sickout over! ER nurses reach agreement with BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nurses at the Emergency Room of Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital have reportedly halted their sickout in protest of poor working conditions at the medical facility.

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