General

Archives

House sitting ends prematurely

The sitting of the House of Assembly on Thursday came to a premature end because a number of legislators were said to be busy attending other public events. They ...

9 Comments

A job fair is being organized for the Seventh and Eighth Electoral Districts which are respectively represented by government legislators Dr. Kedrick Pickering and ...

9 Comments

Social commentator Donald DeCastro has made a public appeal for the relevant state-owned authorities to scrap their annual Miss BVI pageant, adding that the event ...

24 Comments

In what many consider to be the continued erosion of freedom of expression in the British Virgin Islands, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has formally written to ...

38 Comments

If elected to govern the British Virgin Islands, the newly formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) would never take action to muzzle the press, according to the ...

7 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: On Thursday (April 3) and Friday (April 4), the BVI will have its chance to shine as the 54th country to welcome the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton ...

2 Comments

Accusing the government of being involved in what appears to be “child abuse,” representative of the First Electoral District Andrew Fahie has called on the ...

25 Comments

BBC - Cuba’s National Assembly has unanimously approved a bill aimed at making the Communist-run island more attractive to foreign investors. The law slashes ...

9 Comments

TRICKY DAY: What’s your prank?

Except for the news and few other things including your doctor’s appointment and your birthday, you have to be extremely skeptical about the things you hear today. ...

Also posted in Bulletins | 4 Comments

While launching a series of cost-free workshops for local youths on Monday, minister responsible for youth affairs Myron Walwyn lamented the “culture” of ...

20 Comments

Youth wants drag racing in the BVI

  The government has been urged to consider making the British Virgin Islands the centre for drag racing in the Caribbean, especially considering its potential ...

37 Comments

(Reuters News Agency) - Prime Minister David Cameron hailed Britain’s first gay marriages on Saturday, saying marriage was not something that should be denied ...

19 Comments

Vowing to stomp out corruption, greed and lying from the business of governance, Chairman of the brand new People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Alvin Christopher has ...

31 Comments

Tasha Bertie is the 2013 Employee of the Year in the public service, according to a brief release from the Government Information Service. Bertie was presented as ...

5 Comments

Minister of Social Development Ronnie Skelton on Thursday signaled that the government will soon introduce a Bill aimed at allowing fathers to have equal right to ...

7 Comments

Drawing reference to biblical passages and quotes, legislators Andrew Fahie and Deloris Christopher coincidentally ended up on one accord in the House of Assembly on ...

20 Comments

OVERSEAS: Condoms ‘too big’ ...

BBC: A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for a majority of Indian men. The study ...

33 Comments

Stating that lottery tickets are already being sold illegally across the territory, social commentator Edmund Maduro has called for the government to enact laws to ...

8 Comments

“Gold diggers are out there”...

The importance of drafting a will to guide the distribution of one’s assets in the event of death has risen to the forefront of a debate in the House of Assembly, ...

22 Comments

The authorities said a record number of persons participated in a tsunami simulation exercise in the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday, March 26. The Department of ...

8 Comments