The unfinished door leaning on its side in Gerard Kraakman’s workshop wasn’t made from a single piece of wood, but it looked like it was.

Shipping Registry seeks to increase VI’s global presence

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry has been making efforts to increase the territory’s presence in the superyacht and cargo vessel markets, according to its 2012 annual report, which was tabled...

Puerto Rico lacks cash for $169m payment

Puerto Rico’s government could default on its debts as early as Saturday, its leaders said this week.
“Yes! Work it, child!” United States actress Teraji Henson exclaimed as about 10 children modelled on Saturday night during Summer Sizzle BVI.

The Beacon’s guide to Festival

Since the August Emancipation Festival officially kicked off on Monday, revellers have been treated to activities ranging from music to rides to beauty pageants.
The BVI Softball Association fast pitch league playoffs got under way last Tuesday when the Pythons beat the Hawks, 14-11, in the first game of the series.

Youth sailors compete at various int’l regattas

The BVI Youth Sailing Team recently competed at the North American Championships held in Antigua.

Malone fifth at Pan Am Games

Chantel Malone strung her best series together in two years during a competitive Pan American Games long jump competition last Friday night in Toronto.