Elderly Frenchman pleads guilty to alien smuggling

Elderly Frenchman pleads guilty to alien smuggling

ST THOMAS – A 71-year-old French national has pleaded guilty two 38 counts of alien smuggling, four months after being arrested while trying to smuggle Cubans into the US Virgin…

Greg Rutherford wins World Championships

Greg Rutherford wins World Championships

LONDON – Britain’s Greg Rutherford once again proved his peerless championship credentials as he added world gold to his Olympic, European and Commonwealth titles. Only four other Britons – Daley…

“Broadcasters must embrace convergence”

The Managing Director of ECTEL Mr. Embert Charles, says that the growth of the broadcasting sector in the Caribbean will depend in part on the introduction of regulatory measures, which…

Bolt/Gatlin rivalry shifts to 200m

BEIJING – Usain Bolt and fierce rival Justin Gatlin eased into the 200 metres semi-finals as middle distance greats David Rudisha and Genzebe Dibaba blazed to gold at the world…

Iran denies plans to swap prisoners with United States

DUBAI – Iran is not considering a prisoner exchange with the United States, a senior official said on Tuesday, ahead of an expected verdict for an Iranian-American journalist held in…

CARICOM SG and Haitian Foreign Minister call for greater int’l involvement in Haiti DR migration issue

Haiti’s Foreign Minister the Honourable Lener Renaud and Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque agreed on the need for greater involvement by the international community in the…

Tourist arrivals trending upwards

Tourist arrivals trending upwards

ROAD TOWN – The Territory’s tourism figures are up by three percent over last year signaling a positive growth within the industry, the BVI Tourist Board stated last Friday. Figures…

Men banned from roads for drink driving

HAMILTON – Two men have been banned from the roads for drink-driving offences. Kaiai White, of Paget, pleaded guilty in Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning to driving while over the legal…

Judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)

Judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)

Winston Charles Anderson is a West Indian of Jamaican nationality and upbringing. He was born in Saint Ann’s Bay and raised in Brittonville, Saint Ann, Jamaica. He attended the Brittonville…