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'The Five' accuses the New York Times of glorifying cancel culture
'The Five' react to student forced to withdraw from college after old video shows her using a racial slur and the New York Times role in promoting the story.
BVI senior public officers contribute to unesco efforts in moulding responsible global citizens in the territory
Senior Public Officers from the Territory had the opportunity to weigh in on UNESCO’s recent Futures of Education Webinar Series and shared plans for moulding responsible global...
VI court freezes assets in $6b case
A Virgin Islands court has frozen shares in two hotels belonging to Pakistan’s national airline in one of the highest-dollar cases ever mediated through the territory’s courts. ...
Caribbean tourism looks to diaspora
The Caribbean tourism economy continues to struggle, with the World Travel and Tourism Council estimating recently that the best-case scenario will see it take a hit of $27 bill...
Changes to fines & penalties coming for loud motorcycles
The contention over loud motorcycles and the resulting noise nuisance is engaging the attention of Government and, according to Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities ...
Lennon strikes twice to land Islanders the BVIFA President’s Cup
The Islanders FC completed a domestic double on Sunday, January 24, 2021, when they slid past archrivals and the 2020 Festival Cup Champions, Sugar Boys FC, 2-0, to lift the Pre...
SSB lost $70M in interest under NDP Gov't– Premier Fahie reveals
In a shocking revelation, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the Social Security Board (SSB) lost some $70M in interest from monies invest...
Fahie Gov’t concerned CoI is ‘a conclusion already written’
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie says his administration remains concerned that the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) issued by the ex-governo...
BVIPA announces adjusted fees
The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) is announcing adjusted fees as amended in the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (Amendment) Regulations, 2020.
RVIPF ‘concerned’ with random assaults on persons within VI community
What appears to be random assaults on individuals within the community numbered high among the reports for the first three weeks of this year, the Royal Virgin Islands Police re...
Cindy Cuts Deep! Where’s Access To Information Act?
As the BVI continues to reel from the announcement of the upcoming Commission of Inquiry (COI), outspoken host of the Cut Deep talkshow Cindy Rosan-Jones has asked why the gover...
Jaspert’s approach to COI irresponsible and damaging
While the narrative of a fair and transparent Commission of Inquiry (COI) remains at the forefront of Premier Andrew Fahie’s recent statements, he also said he believes the appr...
Hybrid learning isn’t working for some students - Education Chief
While many students are benefitting from the hybrid learning approach which incorporates more technology and remote learning, Chief Education Officer Connie George has bemoaned ...
Brexit Blows: EU pressured to add BVI to tax haven blacklist
The territory is beginning to feel the effects of Brexit as Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recently voted to add British Overseas Territories such as the BVI, Guernse...
COI was exactly the kind of reason stimulus cheques were delayed
With the recently announced Commission of Inquiry to investigate corruption claims within government, residents should now better understand why there were delays in the distrib...
NDP gov’t lost $70M from SSB that was never disclosed
After nearly two years in office, Premier Andrew Fahie is now alleging that the previously governing National Democratic Party (NDP) lost an estimated $70 million in invested in...
BVI Commission of Inquiry was originated in sin - to disrupt a Government that is demanding reparations from the Governor who initiated the COI
To start an investigation against anybody without preliminary evidence of wrong-doing (“prima facie”) is against human rights, against international law, and even against Engli...
Carnival canceling more cruises as coronavirus numbers spike
Nation averaging 170K cases per day as vaccine rollout flounders
Let’s Face It, Crazy Times Call for Crazy Tights
There’s a certain time and place for austerity, minimalism, and reservedness, but I would argue that in the total chaos and instability of 2021, well, now is not it.
Travel Restrictions - Deposit Refunds
I'm part of a group of 8 people who have been planning a sailing vacation from BVI through Conch Charters for over a year. We have held out hope that we would be able to hold t...
Surrounded by a Marshy Forest, This Fortress-Like Home
The current owner spent two years updating the glassy interior to create a timeless, modernist look.
Twitter acquires newsletter publishing service Revue
Announcement comes just a day after Twitter rolled out its 'Birdwatch' pilot program
Wirecard executive fled by private jet to Belarus as firm collapsed
Jan Marsalek, Wirecard’s ex-COO who is on Interpol’s most-wanted list, fled in June shortly before Wirecard filed for insolvency.
iOS 14: Here’s Why There’s An Orange Dot On Your iPhone
Is there an orange dot at the top of your iPhone since upgrading to iOS 14? You’re not alone, here’s why it’s appeared.
Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones
A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation — for what Italy’s Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs “planned obsolescence” o...
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