Tag: British Overseas Territories (BOT)

BVI Youngster Shot Puts Her Way To Gold At 49th Annual CARIFTA Games In Jamaica

KINGSTON — The British Virgin Islands team is showing that it didn’t come to the 49th Annual CARIFTA Games just to sightsee around Jamaica. Savianna Joseph earned the British Overseas Territory its first gold medal of the games in the Girls Under 17 shot put competition. Joseph, of Road Town, Tortola, tossed the heavy metal […]

Expert Weighs In On BVI’s ‘Perception of Corruption’ Problem With Offshore Accounts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — International expert on governance Carlyle Corbin will make an official presentation of the independent self-governance assessment of the British Virgin Islands in an interview today. Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office Carolyn O’Neal-Morton, said the independent Self-Governance Assessment of the Virgin Islands was commissioned by the Government to provide the public […]

British Virgin Islands Ranks 68th In The World In COVID-19 Deaths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands gained another dubious note of distinction when it moved into 68th place in COVID-19 deaths this week. A 71-year-old male with multiple underlying conditions and long-standing medical problems became the latest person to fall victim to the coronavirus disease on New Year’s Day. The Ministry of Health […]

Is A New Relationship Between Britain And Its Caribbean Overseas Territories Needed?

Last month Britain published two significant post-Brexit policy documents setting out its future thinking on foreign policy, defense, security, and development. Both referenced in general terms the importance to the U.K. of its 14 Overseas Territories located around the world. The relationship was encapsulated in the suggestion that shared interests “bound together” the citizens of […]