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BVI records 2 more COVID-related casualties! Death toll now at 42

BVI records 2 more COVID-related casualties! Death toll now at 42

Two additional COVID-19 related casualties have been recorded in the territory, taking the total number of deaths to 42 persons. Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Ronald Georges made the disclosure today during a virtual stakeholders meeting hosted by the […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 4:32 PM /
Operating hours at Anegada airport amended due to COVID

Operating hours at Anegada airport amended due to COVID

The Auguste George International Airport on Anegada has amended its operating hours in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the territory. In a press release earlier this morning, the Acting Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 12:35 PM /
Drop the old politics, use CDB-approved plan for ESHS — Walwyn

Drop the old politics, use CDB-approved plan for ESHS — Walwyn

Former Education Minister Myron Walwyn has urged politicians in the BVI to move away from the old brand of politics of wasting taxpayers resources.  Walwyn, who briefly served as the Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), admonished politicians to […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 7:51 AM /
Multiple retirements, resignations, interdictions hit RVIPF’s manpower

Multiple retirements, resignations, interdictions hit RVIPF’s manpower

Police Commissioner Mark Collins has noted a serious manpower problem within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and said this problem has been exacerbated by COVID-19. However, the top cop recently noted in his new year’s address that the […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 7:40 AM /
Security guard charged for assault on bar worker

Security guard charged for assault on bar worker

The police has charged 47-year-old security guard, Keithley Liburd for allegedly assaulting a female employee of a bar in Purcell Estate. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said the Lower Estate resident was formally charged on Tuesday for the […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 7:11 AM /
Gov’t calls stakeholders meeting as COVID cases hover near 1400 mark

Gov’t calls stakeholders meeting as COVID cases hover near 1400 mark

As the territory’s active COVID cases surpass the 1,300 mark, the Ministry of Health and the Health Emergency Operations Center will be hosting a virtual stakeholder meeting today, January 13 from 2:30 pm to 5:30. In a press release issued […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 6:35 AM /
BVIPA launches Pilot Port Education Programme for students

BVIPA launches Pilot Port Education Programme for students

The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has launched a Pilot Port Education Programme for students in primary and secondary schools across the territory. The main aim of the programme is to generate student interest in the maritime industry. The Ports Authority […]

by / on January 13, 2022 at 6:20 AM /
Four students to spend a day with the governor

Four students to spend a day with the governor

The winners of the ‘A Day with the Governor’ climate change competition have been announced. They all hail from three different schools in the territory. The three winning entries were Alexa Hodge and Hanan Bazaz from Elmore Stoutt High School; […]

by / on January 12, 2022 at 2:41 PM /
This online nonsense doesn’t work! Skelton Cline blasts e-learning

This online nonsense doesn’t work! Skelton Cline blasts e-learning

The real cost of keeping children out of school, even as they continue to engage in online learning, may not be something that is being properly calculated by the powers that be. This was the view political commentator, Pastor Claude […]

by / on January 12, 2022 at 9:03 AM /
‘I built that pier, not McMaster’ — Skelton Cline

‘I built that pier, not McMaster’ — Skelton Cline

Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Claude Skelton-Cline has sought to set the record straight regarding claims that former Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Works Ministry, Anthony McMaster helped to forge the Tortola Pier Park into what it […]

by / on January 12, 2022 at 8:50 AM /