Category: British Virgin Islands News

CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY: ‘Accidental Death’ Ruled In BVI Case Where Mom’s Few Seconds Of Inattention Cost Her Beautiful Toddler Ellie Her Life

ELLIE PERKINS: Died the day before her second birthday in a freak accident as her mother idly chatted to a day care center worker in the British Virgin Islands. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A little girl was crushed to death by the family car a day before her second […]

JAMMONIT MON! BVI’s Jamaican Linemen Will Restore Electricity To Tortola Before WAPA Gives Full Power Back To The Territory

SUPERIOR TALENT: Jamaican crews have been putting their noses to the grindstone to ensure that citizens of the British Virgin Islands do not spend Christmas in the dark. In the USVI, there was a report today that WAPA CEO Julio Rhymer had resigned for a bigger job in government. ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Some […]

Murderer Santo Yamarco Hernandez Dies In BVI Hospital After Being Shot While Resisting Arrest … Independent Probe Launched

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The Dominican murder suspect who was shot while resisting arrest on Wednesday has died from his injuries, authorities here said. Santo Yamarco Hernandez, 38, died at Peebles Hospital in Tortola on Wednesday, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force said in a statement. BVI police said that there will be an […]

BVI Police Wing Wanted Dominican Fugitive In Tortola And Catch Him Near Butu Mountain … Where Are Our USVI Police?

SANTO FUGITIVE CAUGHT: Santo Yamarco Hernandez of Spring Ghut, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The Royal Virgin Islands Police force is doing a terrific job in Road Town, but what are the USVI police doing and where are they? [ad name=”HTML-68″] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A Dominican Republic native who had been on the lam […]

EVERYONE ON ANEGADA HAD TO BE EVACUATED! British Virgin Islands Still Has About 300 People Living In Emergency Shelters After ‘Irma-Geddon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The government of the British Virgin Islands was faced with housing about 300 persons in emergency shelters following the devastation left as a result of the passage of Hurricane Irma, followed by the impact of Hurricane Maria two weeks later. The Department of Disaster Management opened seven shelters to provide […]

Despite Storms Affecting 30 Percent of the Region, Caribbean Gains 800,000 Visitors Over 2016

SAN JUAN — For the first six months of 2017, data compiled shows that the region welcomed 16.6 million international tourists or 800,000 more than 2016. The Caribbean welcomed nearly a million more tourists than the same period last year for the first half of 2017, according to a regional tourism official, at the United Nations […]

PAHO Supports Health Sector Recovery Efforts in the BVI … Where They Will Fog And Kill Mosquitoes Rather Than Trying To Capture and Rehabilitate Them As In The USVI

[ad name=”HTML-68″] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) said that it continues to support for the recovery of the health sector in the British Virgin Islands following the devastating impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. PAHO’s Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief this week donated two vehicles as part […]

PAHO: Caribbean Has Many Overweight People … Helpful Tips To Avoid Diabetes

BRIDGETOWN — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has sounded alarm on increasing obesity in the region, saying that it is one of the main risk factors for diabetes. According to the organization, the percentage of adults in the Americas, including the Caribbean, who are obese is more than twice the world average, with more […]

TORRENTIAL RAIN WARNING: ‘Non-Tropical Storm’ Could Hamper Electrical Restoration Efforts in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Going Into Next Week

NOVEMBER RAIN: Although it is the rainy season in the Virgin Islands, the territory seems to have had more rain than normal after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — A large area of downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms will continue to affect our part of the region, including the Virgin Islands and […]

BRITISH INGENUITY: BVI Premier Orlando Smith Moves Into Pre-Fab Housing As A Mold-Free Alternative For Education After Irma

HAPPY STUDENTS! The British Virgin Islands shows its public-private partnership resourcefulness by getting a private donor to give Virgin Gorda it’s own temporary school building. Two months after Hurricane Irma, its U.S. Virgin Islands counterpart is sending storm-traumatized students to damaged, decrepit and moldy buildings for classes. Gov. Kenneth Mapp will ask the federal government […]