Gov’t owes millions to BVIEC, WSD

Central government owes the BVI Electricity Corporation more than $13.38 million and the Water and Sewerage Department more than $3.42 million, according to Premier Dr. Orlando Smith.

Gov’t still mum on migrants

Two weeks have passed since police confirmed that more than a dozen migrants were detained at Biras Creek in Virgin Gorda on April 10, but many questions remain.

Alleged thief gets suspended sentence

 At the Magistrates’ Court on Monday, Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo told a repeat offender that her patience was wearing thin.

Gov’t doesn’t fund extra DPP posts

During January’s Standing Finance Committee deliberations, Director of Public Prosecutions Kim Hollis requested funding for two additional attorneys in her office.

Pickering backtracks on work permit fees [Q&A]

A mere two days after rolling out plans to dramatically increase work permit fees next month, Deputy Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering seemed to walk back his announcement on Thursday night.

Teaching the ins and outs of autism

“So what does autism mean, really?” Darren Henry asked during a visit to the BVI Autism Centre last week.

RT Rite Way robbed at gunpoint

A masked gunman wearing a black hoodie robbed Rite Way supermarket on Flemming Street in Road Town at about 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

More details on Skelton-Cline lawsuit emerge

A few more details about former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Claude Skelton-Cline’s lawsuit against government have been revealed in documents filed at the High Court Registry in February.

Three more boats burn in Baughers Bay

Three boats docked at Baughers Bay caught fire early Tuesday morning, according to Chief Fire Officer Zebalon McLean.

HOA passes $10 visitor levy

Lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday night that will establish a $10 tourist arrival levy, intended to stockpile money for an environmental protection fund.

Some work permit fees to skyrocket

Come May 15, the Labour Department will require higher-earning expatriates to shell out as much as ten times the current rate for their work permit fees each year.