Registry seeks owners of Trellis boats

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry has taken possession of three boats wrecked in Trellis Bay and is trying to contact their owners, according to government.

Cops warn about fake cash

Police have warned the public to be on the lookout after seeing an influx of counterfeit currency.

New law allows for video evidence

Witnesses will soon be able to give evidence in certain court proceedings via audio and video links, thanks to a law passed last week in the House of Assembly.

TRC probing Flow, Digicel, CCT

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission is currently investigating the prices the territory’s wireless providers are charging for data, according to Communications and Works Minister Mark Vanterpool.

HOA passes stopgap budget

On Monday, House of Assembly lawmakers unanimously passed a temporary budget designed to serve as a stopgap measure until 2018’s full appropriation act is devised.

Premier: Same-sex marriage not allowed

While debating the Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2017, last Thursday, At-large Representative Archie Christian rose to make a suggestion. 

Guv to lift curfew on Dec. 22

Virgin Islands residents will be able to spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve roaming the streets at any hour they please.

Man shot on Monday

A man was being treated at Peebles Hospital for minor injuries following a shooting on Monday, police reported that night.

HOA to vote on supplementary budget [ORDER PAPER]

House of Assembly lawmakers plan to vote on a new supplementary budget and three loans from the Caribbean Development Bank in a legislative sitting scheduled to begin Thursday.

Two Venezuelans get prison, fines

Two Venezuelans were given prison time and hefty fines on Friday for immigration-related offences and firearm charges, while a third was told he was “free to go.”

‘Masa’ given two years for gun, ammo

Ramoamasagana “Masa” Pemberton was sentenced to two years in prison for possession of an unlicensed firearm on Thursday at the Road Town Police Station.

Want to tie the knot at sea?

Anyone harbouring plans for an exotic wedding at sea saw their dream get one step closer to reality on Thursday thanks to a law passed in the House of Assembly.

VI stays out of EU’s crosshairs for now

The European Union released its list of “non-cooperative” tax jurisdictions on Tuesday, and the Virgin Islands was not included — yet.

Two to get Badge of Honour

Pastor Cromwell Oliver Hodge and Captain Wendell Parsons will receive the BVI Badge of Honour during a ceremony on Tuesday morning at Government House.

Gov’t warns industry to adopt BOSSS faster

Since its implementation at the end of June, the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System has been heralded as the sleek, balanced future of the Virgin Islands’ financial services industry.

LPs, wedding tourism on HOA agenda

Lawmakers are scheduled to resume a House of Assembly sitting on Thursday with an agenda that includes debates on updating wedding tourism restrictions and a new law regulating limited partnerships.