Government signs two more TIEAs

The Virgin Islands government signed agreements with the governments of Portugal and Germany last week,

Business Briefs

Virgin Islands The assets of the bankrupt Innovative Communications Corporation were transferred

Letter: VI sinking under garbage

Thanks, Beaconites, for publishing two great pieces last week. In a commentary, Mike Burrill stressed the need to move to alternative energy sources. 

Reporter’s Notebook

Gone but not forgotten On Monday, a Beaconite was preparing to leave the office for the day when she received a phone call that made her very sad.


Get ready for elections The Virgin Islands should start preparing now for next year’s elections, which may prove to be among the most important in the territory’s history.

Interline Regatta starts season

The 39th annual Interline Regatta wrapped up on Tuesday at The Moorings after representatives from various airlines raced around the Virgin Islands during the five-day event.

Football league kicks off with 9 teams

The BVI National Football League continued last weekend with several matches at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.

WSD gets new truck

The Water and Sewerage Department recently purchased a new vehicle that officials said will help expand the department’s capacity. 

Speech from the Throne set for today

Governor Boyd McCleary is to deliver his first Speech from the Throne today at the first sitting of the fourth session of the first House of Assembly.

U.P’s owner gets more time to clean up

A magistrate gave Elton Leonard, the owner of U.P.’s Cineplex and Bobby’s Supermarket, two more months to comply with government orders to clean up the ghuts adjacent to both businesses.

Swimming teacher named ‘unsung hero’

As Annie Gardner’s contributions to the territory were being recounted, all she could do was wipe away the tears that flowed from her eyes. 

Magistrate asked to recuse herself

Two lawyers defending five men accused of cocaine smuggling asked a magistrate to recuse herself Monday, alleging that her actions caused the “appearance of bias.”

New tender dock

The completion of a new tender dock and renovated cruise ship pier at Wickhams Cay I gave government something to celebrate this week.


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