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March 7th, 2024
You cannot 'form stronger relationships with the region' with visas- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says under his pro-Caricom agenda to forge stronger links, relations, and economic ties with nation-states in the Caribbean region, more visa restrictions will have to be removed.

July 18th, 2023
Jamaica & US at odds over accreditation of US Diplomat’s same sex spouse

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A diplomatic dispute between Washington and Kingston has reportedly resulted in the straining of historically strong ties between the United States and Jamaica, where at the center of the conflict is Jamaica’s refusal to grant accreditation to the same-sex spouse of an American diplomat.

May 7th, 2023
Adaejah T. Hodge 2nd in 100m clash with Alana Reid

LANDOVER, Maryland, USA- The highly anticipated sprint clash between Virgin Islands’ Adaejah T. Hodge and Alana Reid of Jamaica finally happened on May 6, 2023, in the United States and it was Reid who has drawn first blood in what is expected to be an ongoing rivalry for sprint glory.

September 5th, 2022
Virgin Islander Dr Haldane Davies appointed President of UCC Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica– Virgin Islander Dr Haldane Davies has been appointed President of the Jamaica-based University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), the largest private non-affiliated higher educational institution in Jamaica with over 7,000 students locally.

June 5th, 2022
Royal family will not stand in way of Bahamas becoming republic- Prince William

NASSAU, Bahamas- During a Caribbean tour marred by protests over Britain’s colonial past, Prince William has suggested that the British royal family would support the Bahamas’ decisions about its future.

April 16th, 2022
VI’s Adaejah T. Hodge blazes to 100M Gold @ CARIFTA Games

KINGSTON, Jamaica- The [British] Virgin Islands has won its second gold medal at the 49th CARIFTA Games being held at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.

April 16th, 2022
VI’s Savianna Joseph takes gold in U17 Shot Put @ 49th CARIFTA Games

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Competition at the 49th CARIFTA Games 2022 which opened today, Saturday, April 16, 2022, at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica is off to a good start with team BVI already securing 2 medals.

April 9th, 2022
Gov’t, BVITB makes $35K donation towards VI’s 2022 CARIFTA Games athletes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) along with the BVI Tourist Board has collaborated to make a $35K donation to the team heading to the 49th CARIFTA Games to be held in Jamaica from 15-19 April, 2022.

March 22nd, 2022
Jamaicans demand slavery reparations as UK Royal visit shunned

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A scheduled Jamaica visit by UK Royal’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as part of a larger trip to the Caribbean region has sparked fresh calls for slavery reparations to be paid to the people of the region.

March 12th, 2020
COVID-19 reaches Martinique, SVG, Jamaica, DR, St Barths, St Martin, Cuba & Guyana

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) deepens its reach across the tourism-dependent Caribbean region, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation says its member countries are still opened for business although the majority of the cases are imported.

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