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  • Cop’s evidence not accepted in drug trial
    Cop’s evidence not accept...

    The defence team in the drug case against Jomo Jack and four other men scored a partial victory in...

    10/23/2014 at 7:42 AM
  • Youths attend workshop
    Youths attend workshop

    PRESS RELEASE - A workshop designed to give unemployed young persons the requisite skills and exposure...

    10/23/2014 at 6:29 AM
  • Basketball clash returns
    Basketball clash returns

    Top level basketball will return to the British Virgin Islands on November 28 and 29 with the return...

    10/23/2014 at 6:00 AM
 

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  • Be careful of men who give excess attention, retired counsellor warns

    Be careful of men who give excess attention, retired counsellor warns

    Women have been cautioned to become more wary of men who give them excess attention. According to retired counsellor and former head of the Sandy Lane Centre, Maris Hodge-Wright, such excess attention is usually one of the tell-tale...

    10/22/2014 at 10:01 AM
  • Wife allegedly wounds husband

    Wife allegedly wounds husband

    BVI News Online understands that a female has been nabbed by police following allegations that she stabbed her husband in the Brewers Bay area of Tortola on the weekend. The medical condition of the husband, up to publication time,...

    10/22/2014 at 8:41 AM
  • Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police said they have released the man they had detained in relation to a recent fight on Anegada, and there is still no proof of a gun that was reportedly fired. They however are still encouraging persons with information to pass...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM

 
  • Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    The government has promised to hold further talks with authorities in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) regarding the restriction on the number of passengers vessels are allowed to transport into that neighbouring territory from...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Kassandra Malone, The BVI beauty queen who represented the territory at the 2013 Miss World Pageant, is among a group of artistes selected for LIME’s ‘One Flat Rate’ campaign across the region. The telecoms company, in a news...

    10/22/2014 at 7:29 AM
  • “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn has publicly stated that there is need to promote Lorna Stevens, an assistant secretary in his ministry. He made the call during the opening of the new Virgin Islands School of Technical...

    10/21/2014 at 6:30 PM

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  • Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    The government today officially opened the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS), while declaring that the institution will not be used as a refuge for students with social and academic challenges as well as teachers who...

    10/21/2014 at 6:26 PM
  • Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    The BVI Ports Authority has issued a bulletin, advising the public that the Norwegian Pearl is no longer scheduled to dock in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, on Thursday (October 23). The call has been cancelled. “The BVI Ports...

    10/21/2014 at 12:54 PM
  • Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman Pastor Gregory George has raised concern that two water-selling companies with similar names have been given licenses to operate on Virgin Gorda, adding that the government should do something about entrepreneurs with big...

    10/21/2014 at 8:05 AM
 

 
  • OPINION: Economic diversification; transforming the BVI economy

    OPINION: Economic diversification; transforming the BVI economy

    By: Edgar Leonard (contributor) Economic diversification contributes to a strong, sustained, long-term economic growth and development. From Emancipation (August 1834) through the early 1960’s, agriculture, fishing, small stock rearing,...

    10/21/2014 at 7:58 AM
  • Pistorius gets 5 years

    Pistorius gets 5 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows today to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa...

    10/21/2014 at 6:04 AM
  • PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    Scores of persons turned out on Sunday for the BVI Soap Box Derby hosted by Caribbean Insurers Limited and the BVI Motorsports Associations. The event held at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay was to raise donations...

    10/20/2014 at 12:11 PM

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  • Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Jamaica Observer - VETERAN reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday. He was 69. Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing. “John died at 2:40 am English time. His [John’s]...

    10/20/2014 at 11:00 AM
  • Group pledges to complete room at new hospital

    Group pledges to complete room at new hospital

    A rehabilitation suite in the Physiotherapy Unit at the new Peebles Hospital is to be completed by the end of this year; thanks to The Green Team at TMF (BVI) Limited. The team has pledged to complete the suite which is called the...

    10/20/2014 at 10:42 AM
  • Infrastructural works to start in Thomas Land following contract signing

    Infrastructural works to start in Thomas Land following contract signing

    In an effort to improve the quality of the public infrastructure in the territory, the government has signed a contract for slope stabilisation and retaining wall rehabilitation in Thomas Land, Tortola. At a ceremony on October 16,...

    10/20/2014 at 10:00 AM