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Aside from two employees busily stocking the shelves, the bookstore at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College was quiet on Aug. 19, the day before hundreds of students returned to class.

Comings and Goings (Aug. 28, 2014)

Career changes • Conor Looney, a former marketing director at Digicel’s Jamaica affiliate, has been named CEO of the company’s Virgin Islands branch. Mr. Looney has more than 15 years of...

Business Briefs (Aug. 28, 2014)

Derelict vehicles The BVI Ports Authority wants residents to remove their derelict vehicles and other property from the Vinomar site in Port Purcell and from near the cruise ship pier. The deadline...
Two years ago, Monique Chapdelaine took part in the St. Thomas singing competition VI Idol for the first time. She sang her way to the finals, but was unsuccessful.

SPOTLIGHT: Robert Swain Jr.

Robert Swain Jr. graduated from the BVI High School and the Academy of Art University in California. Now 24, he has acted in several short films and participated in theatre productions in the United...
With a little help from her new  friends from around the world — several who didn’t speak English — Lakeisha “Mimi” Warner, of the Virgin Islands, won a Youth Olympic Games mixed 8 x 100-metre ...

Softball championship to be decided tomorrow

The Pirates defeated Power Outage, 7-5, last weekend to tie the championship series, 3-3.

Sports Briefs (Aug. 28, 2014)

Cricket Oscar Ramjeet, who writes the Cricket Corner column for this newspaper, will be honoured by the Berbice Cricket Board for his contributions to cricket when he served as secretary for the...