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RVIPF confirms crash fatality | Victim identified as 20-year-old Ryan Adams

RVIPF confirms crash fatality | Victim identified as 20-year-old Ryan Adams

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed that the man involved in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday night, October 23, has succumbed to his injuries. The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Ryan Adams of Sea Cow’s […]

by / on October 24, 2019 at 9:40 AM /
Two held with nearly $1M on vessel at WE dock | Duo denies knowledge of money, court hears

Two held with nearly $1M on vessel at WE dock | Duo denies knowledge of money, court hears

Two men from the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands who were allegedly caught with $804,550 worth of undeclared cash in a vessel at West End have denied knowledge of the monies. Twenty-two-year-old Kalik Aaron who is also a BVI Belonger […]

by / on October 24, 2019 at 7:21 AM /
$105K earmarked for bush cutting | 32 contracts to be issued shortly, says Premier

$105K earmarked for bush cutting | 32 contracts to be issued shortly, says Premier

Retirees in the British Virgin Islands will soon find additional employment as Premier Andrew Fahie has announced plans to continue with the government’s bush-cutting programme. Responding to questions in the House of Assembly recently, the Premier said funds have already […]

by / on October 24, 2019 at 7:04 AM /
Plans to rebuild Frenchman’s Cay bridge moves a step further with soil study

Plans to rebuild Frenchman’s Cay bridge moves a step further with soil study

Premier Andrew Fahie said his government’s plan to construct a new bridge in the Frenchman’s Cay area has moved a step further. In his latest social media post on Wednesday, the Premier said a team from a company called Jaca […]

by / on October 24, 2019 at 6:43 AM /
Coastal revetment projects to be undertaken to restore coastal defences on Tortola

Coastal revetment projects to be undertaken to restore coastal defences on Tortola

The Ministry of Works will be undertaking several coastal revetment projects on Tortola to restore the island’s coastal defences. Speaking in the House of Assembly recently, Works Minister Kye Rymer said the areas which will be restored include Cane Garden […]

by / on October 24, 2019 at 6:32 AM /
Delores Christopher to be honoured at local culture event

Delores Christopher to be honoured at local culture event

Former Deputy Speaker in the House of Assembly the late Delores Christopher is scheduled to be honoured at the Festival of the Arts event slated for November 2. This was revealed by Culture Minister Dr Natalio Wheatley during a recent […]

by / on October 23, 2019 at 1:16 PM /
Mobile desalination plant to be installed as short-term fix to water woes in Third District

Mobile desalination plant to be installed as short-term fix to water woes in Third District

A mobile desalination plant is to be installed in Sea Cow’s Bay as a temporary measure to address the longstanding water problems plaguing residents of the Third District. This was revealed by Premier Andrew Fahie in his response to questions […]

by / on October 23, 2019 at 7:39 AM /
Promise delayed, not denied: Prospect Reef workers will be paid ‘in few weeks’ —  Premier

Promise delayed, not denied: Prospect Reef workers will be paid ‘in few weeks’ — Premier

Employees of Prospect Reef have been told they must wait a while longer before they are paid their outstanding salaries by the government. The employees have been working without pay for roughly 14 months and were promised months ago that […]

by / on October 23, 2019 at 7:22 AM /
Control panel needed to operate PWP incinerator to be shipped by month-end, says minister

Control panel needed to operate PWP incinerator to be shipped by month-end, says minister

The replacement control panel needed for the incinerator at Pockwood Pond to become operational again is expected to be shipped to the British Virgin Islands by the end of the month. This assurance was given by Minister of Health Carvin […]

by / on October 23, 2019 at 7:13 AM /
Taximan granted $30K bail after allegedly fracturing man’s jaw

Taximan granted $30K bail after allegedly fracturing man’s jaw

A 44-year-old taxi operator has been placed on $30,000 signed bail after he allegedly fractured the jaw of a man at a local bar on June 21 this year. Charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm is Keith Smith of […]

by / on October 23, 2019 at 6:05 AM /