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Long before being fixed on a career path, he earned the reputation for being a potent tickler of the funny bones. Back at Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town, he ...

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When Nia Douglas this month stood behind the microphone to speak on behalf of her peers in a room filled with top achievers and dignitaries, it did not require a ...

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Expectations heightened significantly when a couple from the British Virgin Islands, after spending two years in a relationship, decided that the time was right for ...

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For over three decades, Donna Hadaway Smith has been sharing a special relationship with the classroom. It’s a relationship that often see her spending countless ...

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While pursuing university studies, Dr. Juan Rymer was told bluntly that he was unfit for the profession simply because of the colour of his skin. Other obstacles ...

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INSPIRE BVI: The man who paints from the...

“Apart from going to church and school and those things, the BVI had a life. That life has gone; the culture has disappeared,” lamented Joseph Hodge. His back ...

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INSPIRE BVI: The nurse who followed her ...

Sticking diligently to her passion, Rupertha Ephraim made the switch from banking to nursing in 1989, and was willing to work her way up to the post of Nurse Manager ...

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INSPIRE BVI: The cane cutter who thought...

At a time when couples across the globe are pausing to celebrate their love, Isaac and Hema Beharry have decided to share the story of how their undying love for ...

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INSPIRE BVI: “I wasn’t born with a s...

Not many youngsters fresh out of college would have opted to become a labourer on a construction site, or even a waiter and a bartender. 27-year-old Antonius ...

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Man on a mission – How Peter Crook bec...

“I think it’s a huge honour to represent my home country and just to be a part of history in the making,” said Peter Adam Crook, in a tone richly flavoured ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Unmasking Reddo

Clenching an ice-cold bottle of liquor on Sunday morning in The Valley, one of Virgin Gorda’s most popular residents unmasked a portion of his life that has been ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Reid is Unsung Hero 2013; r...

Branson Reid describes himself as an “easy up and going guy” who is easily jolted into action whenever the opportunity presents itself to help someone in need. ...

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INSPIRE BVI: The man behind Bomba Shack

In 1971, Bomba Smith Callwood took a couple of salvaged drift woods, a case of Heineken and a bottle of rum, and set out to create what was to become one of the most ...

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Sexually abused at a very young age, Apostle Delana Hodge knows exactly what it means to suffer in silence because of the emotional scars. However, decades after her ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Robert Henry – the ta...

Local taxi operator Robert ‘Bob’ Henry discovered from early that the recipe for a successful life comes with setting sight on your goals and working assiduously ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Frett raising younger broth...

Khalid Frett, an aspiring politician, knew he had to pick up the pieces quickly when his mother died of cancer back in 2011, sending the close-knit family into ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Marline Evans finds her cal...

Dropped out of secondary school more than two decades ago, Marline Evans landed her first job at Francis Lettsome Primary School, where she cleaned the floor. ...

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INSPIRE BVI: Trouble from school; Baronv...

It’s a story articulated partially in the House of Assembly last week; a story that could have been brushed aside or mistaken for mere political gimmickry. The ...

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INSPIRE BVI: “I am afraid of the livin...

She spends much of her days dabbling in embalming fluids, planning funerals, and preparing the dead for burial. A morbid career path some would say, but Funeral ...

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HEALTH TALK: Erectile dysfunction

I suspect that this is a major problem for many men. So let’s get a head start, so you know how to deal with it if or when it occurs. WHAT IS ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION ...

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