In recent months, the Norwegian Getaway has been a common sight at Tortola’s newly expanded cruise ship pier, but that won’t be the case next summer, according to Norwegian Cruise Line.

Critics blast St. Vincent cybercrime bill

Lawmakers from St. Vincent and the Grenadines are facing backlash after passing cybercrime legislation this month that critics say could pose a serious threat to press freedom.

Work plan lays out FSC goals

Improving risk management, capacity building, and client satisfaction are the three main objectives laid out in the Financial Services Commission’s 2016 Strategic Work Plan.
Shopping for school supplies can be expensive, but some parents in District One just got a boost.

Island Happenings (August 25, 2016)

Today Drinks: Leverick Bay hosts Thirsty Thursdays from 5 p.m. There will be specials on martinis, and John Peacock will perform live. Call 495-7154.
The Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League got under way on Saturday in Duffs Bottom.

Sports Briefs (August 25, 2016)

Running ScheduleSept. 10 — Carrot Bay X 10kOct. 8 — TBD  (Trellis Bay Criterium)Nov. 19 — Watering Hole grand finale, Half Marathon warm up