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Archive for September, 2018

Problems solved: CDB president visits BVI, irons out challenges

Problems solved: CDB president visits BVI, irons out challenges

The challenges between the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the British Virgin Islands have been ironed out and business between the two is now expected to run more smoothly. This is because of a ‘courtesy call’ CDB President Dr William […]

by / on September 17, 2018 at 7:59 AM /
Gov’t was more hindrance than help for me serving sister islands

Gov’t was more hindrance than help for me serving sister islands

VIP candidate Vincent Wheatley said he resigned as Sister Islands Programme Coordinator because he believes he can do more for the islands independently than he could ever do while working under the directive of NDP government. Wheatley served as the programme […]

by / on September 17, 2018 at 7:45 AM /
Missing Alzheimer’s elder may have left in search of dead wife

Missing Alzheimer’s elder may have left in search of dead wife

By Esther Durand, BVI News Staff The missing Todman Peak senior citizen who has early-stage Alzheimer’s disease may have left his home in search of his late wife, family members say. Eighty-three-year-old Walter Todman – a former bellhop at the Moorings […]

by / on September 17, 2018 at 7:26 AM /
UPDATE: Power restored to Anegada hours before midnight on Sunday

UPDATE: Power restored to Anegada hours before midnight on Sunday

Minister responsible for electricity Mark Vanterpool has followed through on Sunday’s promise to restore power to Anegada within 24 hours. Power was restored to the sister island at 7:59 pm on Sunday, the minister said in a post on social […]

by / on September 17, 2018 at 6:16 AM /
Have you seen this 83-y-o man?

Have you seen this 83-y-o man?

PRESS RELEASE: The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 83-year-old Walter Todman. His family made the report to Police on Saturday morning after discovering him missing. Police, Virgin Islands Search and Rescue and the family […]

by / on September 16, 2018 at 1:17 PM /
Banco will open on VG 4 weeks after choosing a site

Banco will open on VG 4 weeks after choosing a site

Banco Popular is estimated to commence operations on Virgin Gorda within four weeks of selecting a location on the island. Ninth District Representative Hubert O’Neal said the bank gave him that assurance recently. He also said the bank has already […]

by / on September 14, 2018 at 2:24 PM /
Leonora Delville Primary now ready to receive students

Leonora Delville Primary now ready to receive students

Leonora Delville Primary on the western end of Tortola is now ready to receive students when school reopens on Monday. Education Minister Myron Walwyn said on Friday that repair works on the school are now completed. “We have a few […]

by / on September 14, 2018 at 1:55 PM /
Integrity Commission being established to regulate public officials

Integrity Commission being established to regulate public officials

Following a series of financial mismanagement scandals in the Smith administration, a number of new laws aimed at promoting integrity in public office are being rolled out in the British Virgin Islands. One of those promised policies is an Integrity […]

by / on September 14, 2018 at 8:13 AM /
Are these the NDP’s pick for elections?

Are these the NDP’s pick for elections?

An unconfirmed list of candidates who reportedly and potentially will contest the upcoming general elections on the National Democratic Party (NDP) ticket is being circulated on local social media. According to the said list, the NDP is reportedly putting Shaina […]

by / on September 14, 2018 at 7:55 AM /
No salary decided for RDA CEO though he has commenced duties

No salary decided for RDA CEO though he has commenced duties

It has been more than a month since Paul Bayly commenced his duties as CEO of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) but, to date, his salary of has not been decided. Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando […]

by / on September 14, 2018 at 7:34 AM /