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Former BVI Premier Ralph O’Neal Passes Away

Former BVI Premier Ralph O’Neal Passes Away

Premier David Burt today expressed condolences to the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands after news that their former Chief Minister and Premier Ralph O’Neal has passed away. Premier Burt said, “Ralph O’Neal was a powerful voice on behalf of the people of the British Virgin Islands. He was a leading Caribbean statesman who commanded... Read more of this article

Column: British Virgin Islands Development Path

Column: British Virgin Islands Development Path

[Opinion column written by Premier of the British Virgin Islands Andrew Fahie] My Dear Virgin Islanders, residents, friends at home and beyond our shores, To you I say Good Day and God’s Blessings. There is a proverb that says if you want to succeed you must visualize yourself in your success and then go make it a reality. I would like to take this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Three Bermuda Police Service officers will be deployed to Turks & Caicos following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force. A Bermuda police spokesperson said, “Following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force for specialist capabilities, three Bermuda... Read more of this article

Cayman Islands To Introduce Public Register

Cayman Islands To Introduce Public Register

The Cayman Islands has announced its intention to introduce a public register of beneficial ownership. A statement from the Cayman Government said, “The Government of the Cayman Islands has today announced its intention to introduce a public register of beneficial ownership, in line with evolving standards and international obligations such as... Read more of this article

PwC Donate $375,000 To Help The Bahamas

PwC Donate $375,000 To Help The Bahamas

PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC US Charitable Foundation have donated a total of US$375,000 to the disaster relief and recovery efforts in The Bahamas. The partners and staff of PwC firms operating in the Caribbean donated a total of $125,000. The funds, raised by firms in The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, East Caribbean,... Read more of this article

Video: Bahamians Thank Bermuda For Donations

Video: Bahamians Thank Bermuda For Donations

Some of the people of the Bahamas have offered their thanks and gratitude for the delivery of donations to the beleaguered island following the destructive passing of Hurricane Dorian. After a call was made on September 6 for people to donate goods for the hurricane-ravaged island, the Seventh Day Adventist Church on King Street was filled with new... Read more of this article

St. George’s Preparatory Students Give Back

St. George’s Preparatory Students Give Back

[Written by Vejay Steede] For the students of the St. George’s Preparatory School [SGPS], this week has been about much more than getting back to school. An initiative was presented to them at their first assembly on Tuesday morning. P6 Teacher, Social Studies Teacher Leader, and resident Good Samaritan, Tamara Sukdeo, told the school about the recent... Read more of this article

Bahamas PM: “We Are A Nation In Mourning”

Bahamas PM: “We Are A Nation In Mourning”

“We are a nation in mourning,” said Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis as he reflected on the catastrophic devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. “Dorian flattened homes after it made landfall September 1, killing at least 50 people, officials said. The death toll is expected to go up as search and rescue crews scour the ruins... Read more of this article

BIU Launch Fundraising Drive To Help Bahamas

BIU Launch Fundraising Drive To Help Bahamas

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] launched a fundraising drive to assist the Bahamas, which has been devastated by Hurricane Dorian and is in urgent need of assistance. The latest reports from the international media state, “Bahamas emergency services have listed 2,500 people as missing after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands last week. This... Read more of this article

“The Ship’s Capacity Has Been Reached”

“The Ship’s Capacity Has Been Reached”

After an outpouring of support for the Bahamas, the Government is reminding people to not send any more items, as “the ship’s capacity has been reached and we cannot accept any more goods.” A Government spokesperson said, “As a reminder, please do not send any more goods to the Hamilton Seventh Day Adventist Church. The ship’s... Read more of this article

Relief Ship Full, No More Donations Needed

Relief Ship Full, No More Donations Needed

[Updated - ship is full, no more in person donations sought]   Locals have answered the call for donations to help the Bahamas, with a steady flow of items being dropped off at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on King Street all day, as people step up to assist our fellow islanders. The Bahamas was slammed by a Category 5 hurricane, causing catastrophic... Read more of this article

Donations Toward Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

Donations Toward Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

Saying they have received “requests from many individuals, businesses and organizations enquiring how to go about donating towards the Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund,” the Government has provided information for those that wish to donate to assist the Bahamas, who have sustained severe damage from a Category 5 Hurricane. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Officials Confirm: 20 People Killed In Bahamas

Officials Confirm: 20 People Killed In Bahamas

International media are now reporting the very sad news that officials have confirmed that 20 people have died in the Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian, with the total expected to rise as search efforts continue. “Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands has confirmed that the death toll from Hurricane Dorian now stands at 20 – as for 6pm. There were... Read more of this article