British Virgin Islands News
BVI Native Gets Slap On Wrist From Federal Judge For Being Illegal With A Loaded Glock In St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A BVI native was given a less-than-one-year sentence by a federal judge for being an illegal alien in the territory carrying a concealed, loaded semi-automatic weapon. Ashan Westcott, 29, of Road Town, Tortola, was sentenced on Thursday for possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, United
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — FirstBank of the Virgin Islands advised people on Facebook today that some of its customers have received emails from scammers with the subject “Your Account Has Been Debited” followed by instructions to enter a fraudulent website. FirstBank said that if you receive this message you should delete it
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Grove Place Weed and Seed Program cordially invites you to participate in their “Get to Know the Law on Marijuana” panel discussion on May 30th at the Eulalie Rivera Elementary School auditorium from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Virgin Islands Police Department Grove Place Weed and Seed is a community-based program that is dedicated to educating
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man was charged Monday by federal authorities with trying to smuggle four illegal migrants into the territory. Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, was arrested Monday on a criminal complaint charging him with bringing aliens into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A “minor” earthquake was recorded about 64 miles north of St. Thomas on Sunday afternoon. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 1:31 p.m. on Sunday at a depth of 28 feet underground, the U.S. Geological Survey said. An
HURRICANE RECOVERY: Oakland A’s Starter Jharel Cotton of St. Thomas Gives Back at My Brother’s Table
GIVING BACK: Oakland A’s starting pitcher Jharel Cotton of St. Thomas helps out the less fortunate at My Brother’s Table in Charlotte Amalie after Hurricane Irma. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] OAKLAND — Several weeks before his wedding, Oakland Athletic’s starter Jharel Cotton and his fiancee went on a trip
New Social Media Guidelines Issued For British Media In The Caribbean … No Rules Are Listed By UNESCO Caribbean ‘Cluster’ Office
[ad name=”HTML-68″] BRIDGETOWN – New social media guidelines for Caribbean journalists and media practitioners were launched here yesterday, with the United Kingdom-based Public Media Alliance (PMA) warning that social media can no longer be ignored. The PMA, which is the largest global association of public service broadcasters, launched the “Social
BRACE FOR IMPACT! Beaten Hard By Irma, The Virgin Islands Hopes To Survive Yet Another Knockout Blow … This Time From Hurricane Maria
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Another Category 5 storm is making no mistake about where the U.S. Virgin Islands are. Catastrophic Hurricane Maria, fresh off of clobbering Dominica last night, continued to make a beeline for St. Croix today. On Monday, weather weary and wary residents across the territory drove to
Residents Of Storm Devastated St. Thomas, St. John and Tortola Feel That They Are Being Overlooked By The National and International News Media
APOCALPYSE NOW: A woman with her two children walk past debris left by Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Residents of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands have seemingly been left to fend for themselves in
[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — A “formidable” hurricane that is heading for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico has been upgraded to a menacing Category 4 storm. Hurricane Irma, which is currently in the mid Atlantic, is expected to bring “life-threatening winds,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami.