Archive for July, 2017

Property tax assessment list now available

Government Information Service (press release) – The 2017 Property Tax assessment list is available for review. Copies of the assessment list are posted at various public buildings and places throughout the BVI for inspection by the public. A review of […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 6:40 PM /
Senior citizens invited to tent

Senior citizens invited to tent

PRESS RELEASE – All senior citizens across the islands – Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, and Anegada – are invited to the Annual Senior Citizens Tent to be hosted by Honourable Mark Vanterpool, 4th District Representative, on Monday August […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 6:28 PM /
We are better now – OMG launching festival album

We are better now – OMG launching festival album

The local band known as Our Music Group (OMG), which will perform at the upcoming emancipation festivities, is launching its first album, and is upbeat about its improved chances of becoming Road March champion this time round. The album titled […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 4:33 PM /
Two children abused in separate cases

Two children abused in separate cases

Two adults have been arrested and charged in relation to separate cases of cruelty to a child, said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). In an attempt to protect the identities of the two children involved, the RVIPF did […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 2:08 PM /
BVI arbitration not viable – Jamaica’s arbitration leader

BVI arbitration not viable – Jamaica’s arbitration leader

Despite the British Virgin Islands (BVI) spending big bucks to establish an international arbitration centre, a number of people are ignoring the territory, and are instead calling on Jamaica that is still lagging behind the BVI as it relates establishing […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 8:29 AM /
MY GUN: Businessman says he wanted protection

MY GUN: Businessman says he wanted protection

Claiming that he procured an illegal firearm for protection, 47-year-old businessman Allison Vanterpool yesterday told the Magistrate’s Court that his co-accused Jazz Freeman did not know about the gun for which both of them have been charged. Police said they […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 8:13 AM /
Fahie banking on God, says he won’t push Fraser

Fahie banking on God, says he won’t push Fraser

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie said he has spoken to his only opposition parliamentary colleague Julian Fraser about the motion of no confidence he will pursue in the House of Assembly next week, adding that he won’t be telling […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 7:54 AM /
Trainee cops hit the street for a dose of reality

Trainee cops hit the street for a dose of reality

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has announced that it is sending its newest group of trainees on the streets this week to begin the month-long practical aspect of their training programme. The 27 recruits, who are now in […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 7:39 AM /
‘You keep coming back!’ Freeman fined $7K

‘You keep coming back!’ Freeman fined $7K

Months after he was put on a two-year bond to keep the peace, Jazz Freeman yesterday appeared before the Magistrate’s Court for sentencing in relation to fresh marijuana offences. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards slapped the 24-year-old with a $5,000 fine […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 7:34 AM /
CIL gives back to community after soap box derby

CIL gives back to community after soap box derby

Following the staging of its Soap Box Derby, Caribbean Insurers Limited (CTL) is following through with its promise to donate proceeds of the event to no-profit organizations in the community. So far, donations have been made to the BVI Cancer […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 7:32 AM /