PRESS RELEASE — For all residents of the Virgin Islands I am urging you not to take the approach of Hurricane Maria lightly. As of this morning Maria has re-strengthened …
When the Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Board met on Aug. 18, one topic was at the forefront of members’ minds: the tropical wave.
The National Security Council has approved a reward of $95,000 for substantial information about the murder of Ashburn Dawson, who was gunned down near the Sunday Morning Well this year.
The BVI Tourist Board’s St. Thomas meet-and-greet service is temporarily closed from Aug. 15, but it is scheduled to resume on Oct. 16, according to the BVITB.
Tourists and residents may soon be able to marry on boats sailing in Virgin Islands waters, depending on the fate of a bill being reviewed by lawmakers.
The Virgin Islands has a new governor.
Two brothers, who are originally from this territory, were given a year in prison for smuggling six undocumented immigrants into the United States.
Close to midnight on Friday, five teenagers stole two scooters from the Road Town Police Station compound, police said.
The Virgin Islands’ new auditor general began work on Monday.
Last week’s flooding caused destruction throughout the territory, including what appears to have been significant damage to the ongoing Brandywine Bay beach development project.
Two cruise ships which were due to dock in Tortola this week have bypassed the Virgin Islands to allow time for recovery works to be completed.
People should exercise caution and put their health and safety first when cleaning up after the recent flooding, according to National Health Insurance Medical Director Dr. Harlan Vanterpool.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay was put on standby following last week’s devastating storm, according to Premier Dr. Orlando Smith.
Virgin Islands residents are advised to protect their homes and businesses as forecasters predict more violent storms in the region over the coming months.
The August Emancipation Festival has been postponed until further notice due to the recent flooding, organisers announced Tuesday night.
KPMG’s ongoing audit into the finances of the Tortola Pier Park is supposed to be finished sometime this summer, according to Premier Dr. Orlando Smith.
Opposition Leader Andrew Fahie’s motion of no confidence in the minister of finance failed to secure another member’s support on Tuesday, leaving the effort without an official vote or debate.
Sea lovers from across the United States reunited in the Virgin Islands this week for the 20th anniversary of the Black Boaters Summit.
Voter registration cards are likely to be issued for the next general election, according Premier Dr. Orlando Smith (R-at large).
Road Town police have warned that drivers with heavily tinted windows will be prosecuted.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay remained docked in Road Town for an extra five days this week because of a “technical difficulty,” according to the ship’s captain.
After learning the fundamentals of policing in the classroom, more than two dozen police recruits are hitting the streets to put their new knowledge to the test.
A man and a woman were charged on Friday with the murders of David Springette and Shawn Richards, who were both shot and killed earlier this year on Tortola, police …
People entering the Virgin Islands for a short period to carry out business or to undergo training are no longer required to obtain a work permit.
During a House of Assembly sitting set to start Tuesday, Opposition Leader Andrew Fahie plans to move for a vote of no confidence in Premier Dr. Orlando Smith’s ability to …