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All Fire Stations Restored Since 2017 Hurricanes- Rymer
Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon. Kye Rymer said that all the fire stations damaged during the 2017 hurricanes have been restored.
Premier Slams UK’s Double Standards On Belongership
Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fahie has defended the territory’s position on granting belongership to non-locals who have contributed to the development of the British Virgin Islands.
Cruise tourism restart: VI welcomes first cruise ship today!
At 9:00 am, today, October 13, 2021, the Virgin Islands is expected to welcome Seabourn Odyssey with a total of 462 guests, according to the Virgin Islands Ports Authority’s website, representing the first cruise ship with passengers to ...
Premier questions if blatant UK corruption is benchmark for VI’s good governance
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called out the blatant corruption in the United Kingdom’s management of its COVID-19 pandemic and asked whether that is the benchmark the Virgin Islands (V...
USVI Gov't renews no-bid $70K contract for AG's daughter
The government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has renewed for another year a $70,000 no-bid contract for Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of USVI Attorney General Denise George, to "represent the USVI as a tourism destination and to...
New 'BVIDigiCert' online platform simplifies VI vaccination certifications
The Virgin Islands on October 11, 2021, launched a new digital platform called 'BVIDigiCert' to facilitate vaccination certifications, with the aim of making proof of vaccination status easy and accessible.
PMI Group, Inc. Announces Launch of New Offices
On Saturday, October 2, 2021, PMI Group, Inc. (the “Firm” or “PMI”), celebrated in grand style the launch of its new offices in Suite 1, Third Floor of the Omar Hodge Building located in Wickham’s Cay I, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgi...
Why rush to audit stimulus? Premier suggests collusion
Premier Andrew Fahie has questioned the apparent ‘rush’ to execute an audit of his government’s COVID-19 stimulus grants, arguing that ulterior motives may have been afoot.
East End police removing derelicts along roadways
The East End Police Station is leading an initiative to remove abandoned and neglected vehicles that line the roadways of the eastern side of Tortola.
AG Sonia Webster points out that disregarding procurement rules is a troubling culture within BVI Gov’t. Just the same as in UK
The audit report from AG Webster is straightforward and professional, but it is not clear why she is cooperating with the COI, against BVI. Instead, she should be sharing her important, valid and valuable findings with the people of BVI,...
Impeachment trial: defense lawyers argue Trump is victim of 'cancel culture'
Lawyers claim Trump’s ‘fight like hell’ rhetoric on 6 January was no different than the language politicians frequently use
Investigation must protect the anonymity of any witness who wants to give evidence anonymously. Nothing wrong about that.
Re: BVI Commission of Inquiry. Every proper legal process has two parts: Investigation and the legal concluding ("verdict"."conclusion"). The Investigation part doesn’t have to be public. For the Investigation to be effective, it must mo...
BVI Premier welcomes clean and honest due process, calls for live streaming of the Commission of Inquiry
The BVI government is calling for a proper and honest procedure of the Commission of Inquiry announced by the former and controversial governor Augustus "Gus" Jasper, by demanding what every sincere Commission of Inquiry should welcome:...
St Lucia PM Allen M. Chastanet guest of Honestly Speaking today
The second Honestly Speaking show for the year will have as its special guest, Prime Minister of St Lucia, Honourable Allen M. Chastanet.
“Ghislaine, Is That You?”: Inside Ghislaine Maxwell’s Life on the Lam
For a year leading up to her arrest, the vanishing act of Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime friend, lover, and alleged accomplice vexed the authorities, the press, and the women who accuse her of luring them into a web of sexual abuse.
Virgin Islander Dr Marcella Nunez-Smith tipped to co-chair US COVID-19 taskforce
The transition team of US President-Elect, Joe R. Biden has tapped a daughter of the US Virgin Islands soil, Dr Marcella Nunez-Smith MD, MHS, to Co-Chair his COVID-19 taskforce in a quest to make good on campaign promises surrounding the...
BVI FSC to invite applications for fintech "sandbox"
“Digitalisation is our ticket,” Jennifer Potter-Questelles, deputy managing director of corporate services at the Financial Services Commission, said last week during the FSC’s annual Meet the Regulator forum.
Governor's office a 'real manifestation' of colonial enslavement - Skelton-Cline
Reiterating calls for the Virgin Islands to stop celebrating people who historically participated in the slave trade and other crimes against humanity, ZBVI 'Honestly Speaking' radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said until that happe...
Colonialism as Usual: 'Immunity Clause' sought to place liability on RVIPF, instead of on individual officers acting under the authority of a warrant
The Immunity law that BVI is trying to pass now is much the same as the law that the USA has - the one that allowed Derek Chauvin to get immunity 12 times(!) before he finally succeeded in murdering George Floyd.
Time to banish 'Sir Francis Drake' from BVI history books - Skelton-Cline
Calls for ending to Territory Day celebration in favour of a Virgin Islands Day
Fake News! Hon Fahie debunks article on crypto currency wealth loophole
Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie yesterday, July 2, 2020, found himself to be a target of an online phishing campaign designed to get Virgin Islanders to make investments into offshore businesses, inclu...
APM wins Anguilla elections; Ellis L. Webster is Premier-Elect
General elections were held in Anguilla on June 29, 2020
Uproar in USVI as Caucasian lawyer calls BLM a terrorist group
Mark A. Kragel no longer employed at WAPA after senators call for his axing
$1M found on boat that allegedly entered VI illegally
Local & USVI men held
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