Newly-appointed Chief Environmental Officer Lionel Michael is pushing for legislators to grant more powers to litter wardens who he said are abused not only in the BVI but throughout the Caribbean. He suggested that, like police officers, litter wardens should […]
Archive for December, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: On Sunday, December 3, twenty-nine NorthWest employees and community members from store locations challenged themselves with the Run Barbados Marathon – a 26.2 mile run in support of the Company’s Healthy Horizons Foundation. Representing the British Virgin Islands […]
Restoring and developing the British Virgin Islands over the next five years is estimated to cost more than $721 million. This is according government’s proposed recovery and development plan for the territory, which was made public this month. The proposed […]
The National Democratic Party (NDP) administration said it is considering the option of privatizing sections of government. Government said it would develop a privatization programme to decrease its overall operating costs while hurricane recovery efforts progress. “The Government is open […]
Plans are afoot to upgrade and modernize the faulty sewerage plant in Cane Garden Bay which is being blamed as the likely source of water contamination at Cane Garden Bay beach. The beach, which was ordered closed recently because of […]
After almost four months of living without running water or electricity, more residents in the First Electoral District can breath easier as those needs have been temporarily addressed. On Friday (December 22) an anonymous donor offered 15 large water tanks […]
The decomposing body that was found on Monday (December 25) reportedly has been identified as 57-year-old Freddie Freeman. Freeman’s body was found inside his Tortola apartment. The circumstances of his death are not known. Freeman was a local businessman.