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Disgraced former Premier, Andrew Fahie

Former Premier Fahie requests further postponement of trial

Former Premier Andrew Fahie, through his attorney Theresa Van Vliet, has requested that his trial be reset to May 8, 2023. This is the second request by Fahie for a postponement of his trial. His initial July 2022 trial date […]

by / on November 28, 2022 at 5:45 PM /
Scenes from the 2022 staging of Anegada Lobster Fest at the weekend.

Lobster Fest serves up 10 years of crustacean goodness

The 10th-anniversary edition of the Anegada Lobster Festival (ALF) served up a splendid and fascinating demonstration of what the most gastronomic celebration this side of the Caribbean should be and truly lived up to its billing as one of the […]

by / on November 28, 2022 at 9:53 AM /
Too many strip clubs! Christian Council scolded over liquor license

Too many strip clubs! Christian Council scolded over liquor license

The BVI Christian Council (BVICC) has been rebuked for seemingly not doing all it could to help block government’s Liquor License Act that passed through the House of Assembly recently. “The so-called Christian Council dropped the ball when it came […]

by / on November 28, 2022 at 8:31 AM /
Scenes from an unrelated protest in the Virgin Islands.

BVI observes 1949 Great March amid political turbulence

Amid turbulent times in local politics and tensions between local elected representatives and the United Kingdom, Virgin Islanders are today celebrating The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day holiday. The holiday commemorates the historic demonstration of Sunday, November 24, 1949 […]

by / on November 28, 2022 at 8:18 AM /
Legislators blast financial services sector for last-minute measures

Legislators blast financial services sector for last-minute measures

Some legislators have called out leaders of the local financial services sector, urging them to ensure they give lawmakers adequate time to review important laws the sector wants passed to improve their industry. Legislators issued the call while debating The […]

by / on November 28, 2022 at 7:58 AM /
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Pedestrian killed in vehicular crash on Tortola

The police have opened up an investigation into a vehicular crash that resulted in one fatality in Port Purcell on Saturday, November 26. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) told BVI News that “a female succumbed to injuries sustained […]

by / on November 27, 2022 at 1:28 PM /
The Police Marine Base on Tortola. (Photo Credit: RDA)

One rescued, two missing from boating accident days ago

A man who was stranded at sea for days is said to be “serious but stable condition”, while two others are missing following a boating accident in or near BVI waters recently. This is according to the Royal Virgin Islands […]

by / on November 26, 2022 at 6:49 PM /
Scenes from the Food Fair and Fungi Fest held at the Cyril B Romney Tortola Pier Park on Friday, November 25. (Photos by Andre 'Shadow' Dawson)

PHOTOS: TPP comes alive with food, fun and fungi!

  The BVI Tourist Board and Department of Culture opened the festive season on Friday, November 25 with a successful staging of the Cultural Food Fair & Fungi Fest at the Cyril B Romney Tortola Pier Park. Fungi Fest is […]

by / on November 26, 2022 at 4:01 PM /
Premier Andrew Fahie

‘God is the only judge’ — Andrew Fahie pens farewell letter

Embattled former Premier Andrew Fahie has penned what could be described a reflective and motivational farewell letter to his former colleagues of the House of Assembly, urging them to keep fighting for the prosperity of the territory and focus on […]

by / on November 25, 2022 at 11:07 AM /
Fraser

‘Sheep to the slaughter!’ Fraser slams local banks for mistreatment

Opposition Leader Julian Fraser has suggested that despite the alleged mistreatment being meted out to their customers, residents are stuck with local banks.  Fraser argued in the House of Assembly (HOA) that complaints are being made that banks are not […]

by / on November 25, 2022 at 8:25 AM /