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Ex-Fifa president Blatter and ex-Uefa boss Platini charged with fraud
Former Fifa officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been charged with fraud and other offences in Switzerland.
Swiss prosecutors say Mr Blatter unlawfully arranged a transfer of two million Swiss francs ($2.19m; £1.6m) to Mr Platini in 2011.
Prosecutors say the payment “damaged Fifa’s assets and unlawfully enriched Platini”.
Walwyn wants VIP Gov't to implement Human Rights Commission in VI
After his political party failed to do so in their eight years in office, former Education Minister under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Myron V. Walwyn now wants the Andre...
Elwin A. Flax & Ephraim E. Penn bestowed with Paul Harris Fellow Award
In November 2021, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) Rotary Family Celebrated the Rotary Foundation to coincide with District Governor Louis Wever and his wife Amanda’s Official ...
Gov’t will continue to train locals for leadership roles- Premier Fahie
Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says education will continue to be the key towards the development of local people for leadership roles ...
Opposition Leader recognises primary school students for hard work & dedication
On December 6, 2021, Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and Eighth District Representative Honourable Marlon A. Penn recognised and awarded students of the Willard Wheatle...
The BVI must guard its name and reputation
Premier Andrew Fahie has argued that the BVI has to guard its name since it trades on its name and has built up a good brand over decades.
Don’t allow outside investors to seize ‘green’ opportunities
With some ‘go green’ legislation and renewable energy initiatives already in place, Premier Andrew Fahie has suggested that outsiders should not be able to seize opportunities t...
Man sentenced to five months for indecently assault co-worker
A Virgin Gorda resident broke down in tears in the Magistrate Court yesterday when he was told he had to serve time in prison for indecent assault.
Gov’t exploring Bermuda’s model for a local coast guard - Premier
The government is considering to adopt ‘Bermuda’s model’ of maritime security which would see the BVI having its very own coast guard.
Principal advised teacher to wash child’s mouth with detergent, court told
The Magistrate’s Court has been told that the school teacher who ‘washed out’ an 11-year-old child’s mouth with a noxious substance as a form of discipline was advised to do so ...
Comments on "Human Intelligence in a Digital Age" - A brilliant Speech by MI6 Chief Richard Moore, and the neglected elephants in the room
Justified compliments about Mr. Moore's speech have been spread extensively and appropriately in the pages of many newspapers, but I would like to remark on precisely what I thi...
Democrats' new minimum tax would target Facebook, Amazon, analysis shows
At least 70 of the largest companies in the U.S. could see higher tax bills under a new minimum levy that President Biden has endorsed in order to help fund his sweeping Build B...
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