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BREAKING NEWS: Julian Willock blocks free press

April 24, 2014 | Comments: 26
Media boss Julian Willock seemingly had a tough time countenancing press freedom on Wednesday night when he emerged at a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) meeting in Road Town, strongly displaying his political allegiance. The Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) boss sat in the five-hour meeting which was not open to the press and, unusually, his...
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    BVI SWIM FEDERATION: Elinah Phillip powered her way to a first place finish in the Girls 13-14 50m fly in a time of 28.71 to collect the BVI’s first gold at the ...

  • Six churches awarded

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    Six local churches were recently acknowledged for their contribution towards education in the territory. The recognition was done during an awards ceremony put on by ...

BVI welcomes Carnival Sunshine

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BVI PORTS AUTHORITY – A delegation representing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Ports Authority, Ministry of Communications and Works, Premier’s Office, BVI Tourist Board and ROMASCO welcomed Carnival Sunshine on its first call to the cruise pier in Road Town, Tortola earlier today. The ship, previously Carnival Destiny, brought over 4,000 passengers and crew members…

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OPINION: Unacceptable service and behaviour at Peebles Hospital

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  How do I begin this? On a daily basis you meet people you meet friends and acquaintances and you ask them, how are things? One of the most famous responses is, “I can’t complain.” Sometimes I would reply, yes, you can complain; however, you may not get any satisfaction and you may even at…

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LIME gets overwhelming response to $$$ promotion

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PRESS RELEASE: LIME has received an overwhelming number of applications in response to the ‘100 Grand In Your Hand’ Giveaway which will see $100, 000 given to community based organisations and community-minded persons as part of The Year of LIME initiatives. A total of 36 complete applications were received by deadline on 14th March at…

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Stapleton back in court for burglary

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A day after the prosecution wrapped up an indecent language case against him, Tevorn Stapleton was back in court on Wednesday for another case – burglary. His trial was expected to start, but it was pushed back to June 17. In that matter, the Crown is alleging that Stapleton broke into an apartment shared by…

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Two celebrity chefs cook for charity brunch in Wilmington

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PRESS RELEASE – Chefs Davide Pugliese of Wali Nikiti House on Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands, and Cathy Whims of Nostrana in Portland, Oregon, have teamed up for the first time to present Trippa alla Fiorentina at the annual fund-raising Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch in Wilmington, DE on Sunday, April 27. Davide and Cathy have known…

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Thief breaks into bishop’s store, removes $5K worth of lights

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The territory continues to experience a troubling spate of burglaries, with businessman Bishop John Cline being among the latest victims. Bishop Cline told BVI News Online that burglar (s) on Tuesday night pried a window open at his Atlantis Solar and Lighting Company located at Fish Bay, Tortola. The person removed about $5000 worth of…

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F**#^ has lost its potency, argued lawyer

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While urging the Magistrate’s Court to dismiss a case against two brothers accused of using indecent language in the presence of the police, defence attorney Marie-Lou Creque on Tuesday argued that the expletive (F***^) has lost its potency and the police officer gave no evidence that he was offended by the use of the term….

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“We are doing the right thing,” says Vanterpool while signing pier deal

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As the government on Tuesday afternoon signed contracts for the first phase of the controversial cruise pier development in Road Town, Works Minister Mark Vanterpool declared that the administration is convinced that it is doing the right thing despite criticisms from commentators and what he described as efforts by the opposition to stall the project….

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OVERSEAS: BVI mentioned in letter of former devil worshiper

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BVI News Online’s attention has been drawn to a letter published in a South African online news outlet regarding a person’s transformation from evil to good. Towards the end of the article, the writer suggested that she has been inviting agents from places like the BVI, and was interested in recruiting more. Making reference to…

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Gov’t should support private schools – Walwyn

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Every government should give as much support as possible to privately operated schools, said Education Minister Myron Walwyn while pointing out that the support given is for the benefit of the territory’s future generation. Walwyn made the declaration on Tuesday evening during the St. Georges Primary School division’s Christian award ceremony held at the Moorings…

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Not aware of anyone trying to stop pier project – O’Neal

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Following claims by the government that some persons have been trying to stop the contentious cruise pier/park development project, Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal said he is not aware of anyone trying to do such thing. He however stated that persons have different roles to play in relation to the matter, adding that such roles…

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Grenada topples Vincy while Cavaliers demolish Jamrock

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BVI CRICKET ASSOCIATION – Grenada defeated defending champions Vincy by four wickets in week 4 of the Super Six stage of the 2014 Digicel Twenty/20 Cricket Tournament on Sunday, April 20. Vincy’s loss means that they are now tied on points with Grenada and Cavaliers with 2 wins and 1 defeat each with only four…

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