Fair promotes brain health

Making healthy life choices from a young age lowers the risk of eventually suffering from dementia. That’s one of the messages the Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association wanted to share with … Continue reading "Fair promotes...

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Chamber expo promotes VI businesses

The sun blazed and tourism season was winding down, but the co-owners of Golden Journey Concierge Service were full of enthusiasm as they talked to potential customers at the Buy BVI Business Expo, which was held Friday and Saturday at the Cyril B. Romney Tortola...

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Joes Hill homes done early

About five months after government officials held a ground-breaking ceremony at the Joes Hill housing project in April 2017, Hurricane Irma decimated the territory, scuttling the development before it even started. But despite that early setback and challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the project...

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Malone crosses the aisle in House of Assembly

A week after the National Unity Government’s reform proposal was accepted by the United Kingdom — heading off a partial constitutional suspension and period of direct rule for now — at-large representative Carvin Malone crossed the aisle and joined the opposition in the House ofAssembly....

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Reform plan a first for OTs

Forty-eight of 49. That’s how many Commission of Inquiry recommendations the new National Unity Government has pledged to complete over the next two years under the proposal recently agreed with the United Kingdom. If it succeeds, UK leaders have promised to abandon the remaining COI...

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Reform proposal includes dozens of deadlines

Along with the broader governance reforms laid out in the proposal, the National Unity Government committed to an extensive list of deadlines for carrying out recommendations included in the Commission of Inquiry report. Below are some of the commitments that are expected to have the...

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SOL to replace Delta as BVIEC supplier

SOL will step in to provide No. 2 Diesel fuel and other services to the BVI Electricity Corporation through 2024, after the utility’s original contract with Delta Petroleum was terminated last month amid a public dispute in which Delta and BVIEC accused each other of...

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Lost sailboat found near Culebra

After working on his sailboat into the evening of June 2, Nick Buckell returned to the mooring field at St. Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda, the following morning to find that the 30-foot mono-hull had disappeared. He searched the harbour and other parts of the territory...

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160 perform in DanceFest

It was a night of pirouettes, croisés and pliés during the annual BVI DanceFest on Sunday at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, where young dancers took the stage at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium to showcase what they’ve learned over the past year. “These...

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‘Celebration to remember’ promised for Festival

After two years of muted celebrations during the Covid-19 pandemic, plans are underway to hold the August Emancipation Festival from July 24 to Aug. 5 under the slogan “Celebrate Freedom for Me and You, BVI Festival 2022,” the Virgin Islands Festivals and Fairs Committee announced...