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Public concerns about space at ESHS but RDA says campus is roomy

Public concerns about space at ESHS but RDA says campus is roomy

The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has assured residents that there will be ample space for students at Elmore Stoutt High School to engage in physical activities, adding that the lack of space seen currently on the Lower Estate campus […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 2:53 PM /
Penn urges rethink on how gov’t does business with public

Penn urges rethink on how gov’t does business with public

Health Minister Marlon Penn said government needs to rethink the way it does business with residents of the territory. “Let’s reform the way that government operates; the way that government does business with the public, with the business community,” Penn […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 10:44 AM /
Many feel England should ‘step in’ —  Eileene Parsons

Many feel England should ‘step in’ — Eileene Parsons

Former legislator Eileene Parsons has said many young persons that she has been speaking with recently are calling for a greater role by the United Kingdom (UK) over the affairs of the BVI. Parsons made the comment while appearing on […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 7:41 AM /
Progress of ESHS redevelopment project ahead of schedule — RDA

Progress of ESHS redevelopment project ahead of schedule — RDA

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Recovery & Development Agency (RDA), Anthony McMaster said the Elmore Stoutt High School Redevelopment Project is well ahead of schedule and will be completed by the start of the new school year in September, […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 7:33 AM /
Malone offers support to Health Ministry from Opposition if asked

Malone offers support to Health Ministry from Opposition if asked

Despite crossing the floor to become a member of the Opposition in the House of Assembly, former Minister for Health & Social Development Carvin Malone said he will still be available to lend a hand of support to the ministry […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 7:19 AM /
They need to thank me for mobile phone expansion in BVI— Fraser

They need to thank me for mobile phone expansion in BVI— Fraser

Opposition Leader Julian Fraser has said persons need to thank him for his role in expanding mobile phone usage in the BVI. Fraser’s comments came as he debated the Business Licensing Act that passed in the House of Assembly (HOA) […]

by / on June 21, 2022 at 6:17 AM /
US businessman found with gun at airport fined $50K

US businessman found with gun at airport fined $50K

A United States man who was held at the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport with a firearm and 15 rounds of ammunition was sentenced in the Magistrate’s Court today, June 20. The offender, 52-year-old businessman Richard Shanahan, was slapped with […]

by / on June 20, 2022 at 4:39 PM /
Steven Spencer wins BVI Junior Chef Showdown

Steven Spencer wins BVI Junior Chef Showdown

With the BVI Junior Chef Competition drawing the curtains on the territory’s celebration of Junior Tourism Week last Friday, Chef Steven Spencer was crowned the eighth winner of the competition. This year’s Junior Chef showdown took the form of a […]

by / on June 20, 2022 at 2:47 PM /
Trade license fees to see massive increases under new Business Act

Trade license fees to see massive increases under new Business Act

The revised version of the Business License Act that passed in the House of Assembly last week is expected to see an increase in fees for trade licenses needed to operate businesses in the territory. While noting that the increases […]

by / on June 20, 2022 at 8:03 AM /
Businesses setting up shop in wrong places with poor zoning

Businesses setting up shop in wrong places with poor zoning

Territorial At-Large Representative Neville ‘Sheep’ Smith has expressed concern at the relatively poor zoning laws that exist in the BVI. “We have a lot of businesses around here that set up in the wrong places – zoning,” Smith said recently […]

by / on June 20, 2022 at 7:30 AM /