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August 8th, 2022
McMaster ‘one of the greatest ambassadors’ in VI's history- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has regarded VI hurdler Kyron A. McMaster as one of the greatest ambassadors in the territory’s history.

August 6th, 2022
McMaster retains gold in 400m Hurdles @ Birmingham 2022

BIRMINGHAM, UK – VI defending champion Kyron A. McMaster has sprinted to victory to retain gold in the men's 400m Hurdles final, today, August 6, 2022, at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham 2022.

August 6th, 2022
Camaraderie revived @ Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta 2022

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - Cultural activities, food and games where were the highlights of the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta 2022 which opened on, August 5, 2022, in Carrot Bay community attracting locals and tourists alike.

August 4th, 2022
Rikkoi A. R. Brathwaite closes out Commonwealth Games after 100m Semi-Finals

BIRMINGHAM, UK- Virgin Islands (VI) sprinter Rikkoi A. R. Brathwaite has closed out his Commonwealth Games debut after making it to the Semi-Finals of the Men’s 100m but failing to advance to the finals at Birmingham 2022.

July 30th, 2022
Traditional torchlight parade lights up RT as part of Emancipation 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The traditional torchlight procession which forms part of the activities of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Emancipation Festival Celebrations was a spectacle through Water Front Drive in Road Town, Tortola into the Bernard “Yampi” Nibbs Festival on July 28, 2022.

July 23rd, 2022
Local remittance tax now 3.5%, customs duty reductions extended– Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has announced the extension in the reduction of customs duties in the Virgin Islands.

July 15th, 2022
‘We are under direct British rule right now’- Hon Vanterpool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Although the United Kingdom (UK) opted against suspending the [British] Virgin Islands Constitution and imposing direct rule as recommended in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report, many believe that the UK is still enjoying a form of direct rule.

July 2nd, 2022
Police in Paradise team had ‘some consultations’ with Tourist Board– Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reiterating that the contents and packaging of the now controversial ‘Police in Paradise’ leaked video was inappropriate and should not have entered the public domain, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has disclosed that the video producers had some consultations with the BVI Tourism Board according to his knowledge.

April 30th, 2022
Should Foreign Office take direct control of BVI? – UK MP Chris J. Bryant asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Labour MP Chris J. Bryant has been accused of advocating for colonialism by asking whether the Arrest of BVI Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on drug conspiracy and money laundering charges should pave the way for the UK Foreign Office to take direct control of the territory.

October 30th, 2021
BVIPA announces new USVI/VI Ferry schedule starting Nov 1, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced a newly adjusted International Ferry Passenger Schedule at Road Town Jetty starting 1 November 2021.

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