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Wharf to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge
The old fisherman’s wharf at Baugher’s Bay is slated to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge.
Stony coral tissue loss disease found at 33 dive sites
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley said the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has had a devastating impact on the Territory’s reefs and has been found at 33 dive sites.
Lack of confidentiality by police a hindrance to crime solving- caller
A male caller to NDP Radio aired on ZBVI 780 AM last night, April 19, 2021, wants the government to review its policy on child discipline because he believes the lack of discipline is contributing to the rising crime in the territory.
Gov’t in talks to bring medical schools to VI- Premier
A number of international medical schools have an interest in opening campuses in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) disclosed during an April 16, 2021, statement on the VI's 'economic boos...
UN group ‘categorically rejects & condemns' UK race disparities report
United Nations (UN) experts have condemned the highly controversial United Kingdom (UK) Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report and have called on the UK Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’ to also reje...
In September of 2003, Bermuda was hit by Hurricane Fabian. In its aftermath, we were left with death and destruction that we had never experienced in generations. Islandwide, entire roads were gone, rooves were gone, retaining walls gone...
Youth allegedly admits on video to breaking into Yo Mama Kitchen
A video has been circulating of a young male allegedly confessing to breaking into Yo Mama Kitchen.
Paraquita Bay shooter 'not deserving of our trust & protection'- Premier Fahie
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie has condemned the recent crimes and killings in the territory, an issue compounded with the latest fatal shooting of Paraquita Bay resident, Catherine Pickering du...
Policy coming to fast-track select trade licenses within 3 days
Premier Andrew Fahie has announced that the government is exploring a policy that would allow some trade licenses to be approved within a maximum of three days.
We’re compliant! Gov’t submits nearly 4K documents to COI already
In an effort to fully comply with the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (COI), Premier Andrew Fahie said his government has already disclosed nearly 4,000 official documents to the investigating team led by UK judge, Sir Gary Hickinbottom.
BVI government signs agreement to promote academic relations
In a Government Information Services release, The Government of the Virgin Islands has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote cooperation and positive academic relations with the University of Hertfordshire in the United K...
BVI public invited to comment on proposed waste management strategy
Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to submit comments on the proposed Waste Management Strategy.
No local job access for VI's ‘Work-in-Paradise’ visitors - Premier Fahie
First announced in November 2020 as a means to capitalise on economic opportunities in this COVID-19 era, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced more details about an upcoming programme aimed at attractin...
'Drag racing stadium' could be built @ Beef Island- Premier
The Government of the Virgin Islands is advancing talks for the ‘Hung Land’ at Beef Island to expand the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport and perhaps add a drag racing stadium.
Local doctor Rawle R. Hannibal passes
Radiologist, former political candidate and son of the Virgin Islands soil, Dr Rawle R. Hannibal RT, RDMS, MPH, PhD aka 'Lolly' has died.
Higher risk of blood clots from COVID-19 than AstraZeneca vaccine– Dr Pickering
Medical doctor and former Deputy Premier in the Virgin Islands, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has once again urged the Virgin Islands (VI) to get vaccinated, declaring that the incidents of blood clots by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are so...
HoA resumes after Members test negative for COVID-19 virus
Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) have been tested negative for the COVID–19 virus after attending a funeral in March 2021.
The fight continues! Coral disease found at 33 dive sites in BVI
Natural Resources Minister, Vincent Wheatley has said the Stoney Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has been discovered at 33 dive sites across the territory.
Gov’t to waiver visitor’s visa for certain countries to boost tourism
As one of several initiatives to boost tourism and ultimately the economy, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has plans to lift visitor’s visa restrictions for certain countries.
US woman allegedly altered COVID test & flew to USVI with virus
Breanna K. Ward of Kingwood, TX, age 34, who is in the custody of the Bureau of Corrections on a fugitive from justice charge, was arrested again on Friday, April 16, 2021, by the COVID-19 Enforcement Task Force and charged with fraudule...
D’Moi M. Hodge & Franklyn L. Penn Jr honoured with motorcade
Virgin Islands college basketball stars D’Moi M. Hodge and Franklyn L. Penn Jr were on Friday, April 16, 2021, honoured with a motorcade by the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) for their exploits with Cleveland State.
9,079 first dose of AstraZeneca jabs administered in VI – Hon Malone
Some 9,079 first doses of the AstraZeneca Vaccine were safely administered as COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue in the Virgin Islands (VI) according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).
Volcanic ash turns to ‘concrete’ after more La Soufriere eruptions
Volcanic ash in Georgetown, the capital of northeastern St. Vincent have turned to almost concrete following heavy rains and more eruptions on Friday, April 16, 2021.
Parties, ideology & Virgin Islands politics
Having an ideology- social, economic, and political- is imperative for effective politics and government. On a specific Facebook thread in April 2021, there were very interesting assertions on Virgin Islands politics.
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