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Vincentian allegedly injures wife, stepchildren with machete and car

Vincentian allegedly injures wife, stepchildren with machete and car

A St Vincent man residing in Diamond Estate has been charged with wounding after reportedly attacking his wife and stepdaughter with a machete and mowing down his stepson with a vehicle. The man, who reportedly committed the offences this week, […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 11:03 AM /
Republic Bank to go paperless by November 1

Republic Bank to go paperless by November 1

Republic Bank Limited (RBL) in the BVI has indicated its intention to make some of its communications with customers completely digital within the next few weeks; meaning that customers will no longer receive these communications as normal through their mailboxes. […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 10:21 AM /
New policies to govern NPOs in BVI

New policies to govern NPOs in BVI

Minster for Social Development Marlon Penn has, on behalf of the government, proposed several changes to the Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) Act to better govern NPOs in the territory to prevent them from exposure and abuse by terrorist networks. Speaking at […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 8:19 AM /
BVI must do all it can to protect its ‘cash cow’ — Wheatley

BVI must do all it can to protect its ‘cash cow’ — Wheatley

Legislators must do all they can to help protect the territory’s financial services industry, Ninth District Representative Vincent Wheatley has stressed. He made that argument while House of Assembly (HOA) members were debated the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Amendment Act, 2022 […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 7:48 AM /
Walkers law firm sponsors local cyclist Darel Christopher Jr

Walkers law firm sponsors local cyclist Darel Christopher Jr

Local law firm Walker’s BVI has moved to become a sponsor for the BVI Cycling Federation through what it is described as a partnership with the Ministry of Education & Sports. Offering a $7,000 cheque to the Federation recently, the […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 7:41 AM /
Fraser concerned sister islands excluded on statutory boards

Fraser concerned sister islands excluded on statutory boards

Opposition Leader, Julian Fraser has expressed concern that sister islands in the BVI are being excluded from statutory board representation. Fraser expressed that concern while speaking in the House of Assembly (HOA) yesterday, September 20 as legislators debated the Non-Profit […]

by / on September 21, 2022 at 7:19 AM /
HOA pays tribute to the late Cyril Lewis Walters

HOA pays tribute to the late Cyril Lewis Walters

Members present at today’s sitting of the House of Assembly made touching contributions regarding the life and service of Cyril Lewis Walters, a former legislator who passed last week. He served as a member of the Legislative Council from 1986-1994 […]

by / on September 20, 2022 at 2:41 PM /
‘I had much more to live for’, cancer survivor says

‘I had much more to live for’, cancer survivor says

A cancer survivor shared a message of hope and inspiration recently for persons suffering from the dreaded disease, suggesting that a positive mindset after his diagnosis helped put him on the road to recovery. Temulji Hughes, a stage-four cancer survivor, […]

by / on September 20, 2022 at 11:45 AM /
Endless potential! Even HLSCC could have classes at new JVD facility

Endless potential! Even HLSCC could have classes at new JVD facility

Education Minister Sharie de Castro said she believes there are numerous possibilities open to members of the Jost Van Dyke community now that there is a multipurpose facility in the works. A contract was awarded to Quality Construction for more […]

by / on September 20, 2022 at 7:38 AM /
Statutory board members should be elected — Fligelstone Davies

Statutory board members should be elected — Fligelstone Davies

Persons appointed to statutory boards should instead face a more stringent and transparent process that should involve elections.  This was the sentiment expressed yesterday by Daniel Fligelstone Davies — an attorney-at-law and cohost of The Situation Room radio programme. Commission […]

by / on September 20, 2022 at 7:26 AM /