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Governor & UK staff in VI run/walk for mental health
Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, along with United Kingdom staff of the Governor’s Office in the Virgin Islands joined staff from more than 230 British Embassies, High Commissions, Governors’ Offices and Consulates across the globe on a 24-...
'Huge shortage' in digital skills says Apprentice winner
"Right now, I have 14 roles immediately available and over the last month we've had one application."
COVID-19: Eerily quiet Portugal looks ahead to influx of UK flights tomorrow morning
The tourist hotspot is looking quiet for this time of year - but that's all about to change as Britons head for sunnier climes.
Griff Is Pop’s Next Powerhouse-And She Makes Her Own Clothes, Too
The breakout star on winning the Brits Rising Star Award, her unique eye for style, and her upcoming EP, One Foot In Front of the Other.
Foreign, commonwealth and development office charity marathon spans the globe in 24 hours.
UK government staff in BVI and around the world are set to complete a unique 24-hour global marathon relay today (May 15) to help mental health charities across the world.
39 students receive solar energy technician certification
The HLSCC’s Workforce Training Division, Centre for Professional Development and Community Education (CPDCE) in conjunction with Power52 Caribbean Energy Institute (CEI) awarded thirty-nine participants with a certificate from the Nation...
Bank of England's Haskel 'not that worried' by inflation
Bank of England policymaker Jonathan Haskel said on Wednesday that he was not too concerned about the medium-term inflation outlook in Britain, but would watch out for damage done by the pandemic to the country’s productive capacity.
Portugal, Netherlands latest EU countries to ease travel restrictions
From Monday, travellers from most EU countries will be able to visit Portugal, authorities announced on Saturday.
La Vie Style House Created the Perfect Summer Uniform
Designers Jamie Coulter and Lindsey McClain are making comfort chic.
Weeks Away From Cruise Passengers Return, Gov't Plans Still At Discussion Phase
Premier and Minister for Finance with responsibility for Tourism Hon. Andrew Fahie has revealed that the COVID-19 Management Plan for the cruise industry, which is expected to reopen in June, is still in the discussion phase.
Some Can Drive Suzuki, Some BMW - Wheatley On Concerns That Joe’s Hill Housing Project Not For Low Income Persons
Despite being touted as a low-income housing project, Opposition Leader Hon. Marlon Penn has reasoned that, on the contrary, the Joe’s Hill Housing Project is targeting persons within a higher income bracket who would be able to pay roug...
Using Zoom could help older people avoid dementia, study reveals
Those who communicate online alongside traditional methods show less of a decline in episodic memory
US Trade Representative Meets WHO Chief, Discusses Vaccine Production
US trade Representative Katherine Tai asked WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for his views on the immediate steps to collectively increase access to vaccines.
Premier’s Office Administered Farmers, Fisherfolk Stimulus $$ – Deputy Premier
Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Natalio Wheatley says that all inquiries about the stimulus grants for farmers and fisherfolks should be directed to the Premier’s Office.
Any Life ‘Discovered’ on Mars Likely to Have ‘Hitchhiked’ From Earth, Scientist Warns
The recent discovery of new types of bacteria found aboard the International Space Station (ISS) draws questions about the expansion and evolution of DNA traveling through space.
What is the global chip shortage and why should we care about it?
Here is everything you need to know about the global chip shortage and how it threatens to impact everyone's daily lives.
Don't Vaccinate Kids, Give Doses To Covax: WHO Chief To Rich Countries
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed anger that a number of rich countries were now vaccinating children, while poorer states had barely begun vaccinating health workers and vulnerable groups.
Pandemic to be 'far more deadly' this year, WHO warns
The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be "far more deadly", as Japan extended a state of emergency amid growing calls for the Olympics to be scrapped.
Hungary is set to cut taxes on cryptocurrencies by half from 2022
Hungary is cutting tax on cryptocurrency earnings by half as interest in the crypto market drives it to all-time highs.
UK Opens Fraud Probe Into Billionaire Sanjeev Gupta's Steel Group
GFG Alliance, owned by Indian-British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta, had been Greensill's biggest customer at the time of the finance giant's notorious collapse.
Portugal reports lowest ever number of babies born this winter as it becomes latest nation hit by declining birth rates
The birth rate in Portugal sunk to its lowest level this winter since records began in 1911, Portugal’s National Statistics Institute has said. The birth rate declined by a whopping 19% compared to the pre-pandemic January 2020.
Vaccination drive ‘will continue to anger some anti-vaxxers’- Hon Malone
Cognizant that anti-vaxxers will be angered by Government’s continued push to have a certain percentage of the territory vaccinated against COVID-19 by May 31, 2021, Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) said ...
‘Too much venom & vitriol’ running high in VI– Skelton-Cline
Honestly Speaking radio Moderator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has described the current state of affairs in the Virgin Islands (VI) as one where Virgin Islanders seem to be in fear, and this he says is fuelling vitriol and venomous behaviou...
UK PM Johnson facing probe over funding of 2019 holiday
Allegations of corruption continue to rack up against embattled United Kingdom Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, with the latest possible breach being that he was not honest about funding for a Caribbean vaca...
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