Fourteen government agencies publicly signed an agreement last Thursday pledging to work together to prevent money laundering and other illicit activities in the Virgin Islands.

Despite ‘jittery’ world economy, region seeing investment

Seven years after the start of the global financial crisis, world markets remain “jittery and volatile,” but the International Monetary Fund believes a growing trend among foreign investment...

VI insurers re-form industry association

A group of domestic insurance companies in the territory has re-formed an industry association, an official said Friday.
Umbrellas, keys, office stationery, makeup, toys. The sky’s the limit when it comes to what might fit in a handbag.

The Beacon guide to Easter Festival

After several rounds of competition at Virgin Gorda’s Catholic Community Centre on Saturday, Tecora Morgan ousted three other young women to become the new Miss Easter Festival.
Saturday’s Dive BVI 10k on Virgin Gorda was billed as the “The Beast” by organisers, but competitors called it the “toughest race” in the Virgin Islands.

Two football teams heading to St. Maarten tourney

Last Thursday, the BVI Football Association announced plans to compete in an open football tournament in St. Maarten on April 18-22 during a press briefing at the association’s Botantic Station...

Vikings win by one run, Cavaliers also winners

The Vikings held off Grenada in the final over to win by one run during a close finish in the Super Six stage of the Digicel Twenty/20 Cricket Tournament on Sunday, at the Greenland Grounds.