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  • Sowande: More young people should raise chickens
    Sowande: More young peopl...

    While claiming that the agriculture industry has been at its worst yet under the National Democratic...

    05/26/2015 at 9:13 AM
  • VIP trying to intimidate voters – Christian
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    The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is being accused of stooping to an unnecessary low in an attempt to drive...

    05/26/2015 at 7:32 AM
  • PEP split on ethics legislation?
    PEP split on ethics legis...

    There appears to be disagreement in the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) over whether ethics legislation...

    05/26/2015 at 7:32 AM
 

 
  • Digicel hands over cheque in B/Ball League

    Digicel hands over cheque in B/Ball League

    PRESS RELEASE: Just as they promised last year, telecommunications giant Digicel (BVI) Ltd., last week handed over a cheque to officials of the Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League for the purchase of the 2014...

    05/26/2015 at 7:00 AM
  • Political parties launch campaign in Trinidad

    Political parties launch campaign in Trinidad

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The ruling coalition People’s Partnership Government and the main Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) Sunday launched their unofficial campaigns for the next general election that...

    05/26/2015 at 6:59 AM
  • McMillan denies planning to switch

    McMillan denies planning to switch

    Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate in the Fifth Electoral District Zoe Walcott-McMillan has dismissed as propaganda, claims that she is planning to switch to the National Democratic Party (NDP) if elected in the June 8 general election. The...

    05/25/2015 at 8:50 PM

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  • Helicopter now helping in search for Emanuel

    Helicopter now helping in search for Emanuel

    Police said a helicopter is being used today as they, along with civilians and a search dog, intensify the search for 66-year-old Virgin Gorda resident John Emmanuel, who has been missing since last week Wednesday (May 20). Emmanuel,...

    05/25/2015 at 12:38 PM
  • Economic zone for big firms like Apple – Premier

    Economic zone for big firms like Apple – Premier

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith said the next National Democratic Party (NDP) administration will explore additional revenue sources, including trans-shipment and the creation of an economic zone to target companies such as American multinational...

    05/25/2015 at 11:53 AM
  • Man shot in the leg

    Man shot in the leg

    A man was shot in the leg during an incident that was reported last evening, May 24, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Police Information Officer Diane Drayton, in a vague message to the press, indicated that...

    05/25/2015 at 10:51 AM

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  • Fraser raps gov’t for not paying his brother

    Fraser raps gov’t for not paying his brother

    Julian Fraser has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of refusing to pay over money he claimed is owed to his brother Earl Fraser, based on a decades-old contractual agreement under which the brother’s property...

    05/25/2015 at 9:25 AM
  • Not only about virgins

    Not only about virgins

    “One wrong decision can sentence your whole family to a lifetime of…heartbreak.” – T.D. Jakes Last week’s edition of this column – entitled “Where have all the virgins gone?” – only scratched the surface...

    05/25/2015 at 6:30 AM
  • Boat catches fire during Poker Run

    Boat catches fire during Poker Run

    Two persons have been rushed to hospital after a boat in which they were sailing as part of the annual Poker Run competition caught fire. The incident took place minutes before noon, according to a BVI News Online source, which said...

    05/24/2015 at 1:41 PM
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  • I was victimized by NDP gov’t -former magistrate

    I was victimized by NDP gov’t -former magistrate

    A day after Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith challenged the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to prove that his government has been involved in corruption, VIP At-Large candidate Charmaine Rosan-Bunbury said there is proof of such...

    05/24/2015 at 11:30 AM
  • Vanterpool willing to be jailed for Walwyn

    Vanterpool willing to be jailed for Walwyn

    Minister of Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool has declared that he is prepared to even share a prison cell with his government colleague Myron Walwyn, if the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) succeeds in attempts to block...

    05/24/2015 at 11:24 AM
  • Fraser names ‘victims’ of NDP

    Fraser names ‘victims’ of NDP

    Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser last evening used a political stage in his constituency to disclose a list of civil servants and other persons who – according to him – have been victimized by the National...

    05/24/2015 at 9:56 AM

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  • Smith denies turning down debate

    Smith denies turning down debate

    National Democratic Party (NDP) election candidate Shaina Smith has denied claims that she has turned down an invitation to participate in a debate with two other political contenders who are seeking to represent the First Electoral...

    05/24/2015 at 6:36 AM
  • VIP searching for proof of corruption since 1999?

    VIP searching for proof of corruption since 1999?

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith said members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) have been searching without success to find proof of corruption in the National Democratic Party (NDP) since the inception of the NDP in 1999. “The Opposition...

    05/23/2015 at 12:45 PM
  • It is ‘stupid’ not to give cops guns – Fraser

    It is ‘stupid’ not to give cops guns – Fraser

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The issue of whether members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) should randomly carry guns has resurfaced; this time on the election campaign trail. Julian Fraser, chairman of the...

    05/23/2015 at 12:16 PM

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  • Power and inequality

    Power and inequality

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor Karl Marx, the Great Enlightenment Philosopher, stated in his magnum opus Das Kapital that the route to true social equality was through violent revolution. The French Revolution of 1789 and the US war...

    05/23/2015 at 8:13 AM
  • Electrical surge ‘bruck down’ BiWater

    Electrical surge ‘bruck down’ BiWater

    It was an electrical surge that resulted in a flange erupting at the BiWater Plant in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, leaving several sections of the island without their regular water supply this week. The explanation has come from the Ministry...

    05/23/2015 at 7:10 AM
  • Stoutt reveals plans, questions opponents

    Stoutt reveals plans, questions opponents

    While criticizing his political opponents whom he accused of being afraid of engaging him in a debate on issues affecting the territory, independent candidate in the First Electoral District Preston Stoutt has outlined several plans...

    05/23/2015 at 6:18 AM

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  • Walwyn launches campaign app

    Walwyn launches campaign app

    PRESS RELEASE - The Committee to Re-Elect Hon Myron V. Walwyn to the Third House of Assembly has sought to remain on the cutting edge with Walwyn’s campaign by the launching of an app that will allow Virgin Islanders and residents...

    05/23/2015 at 6:00 AM
  • Spanish Bowl winner!

    Spanish Bowl winner!

    PRESS RELEASE - Leonora Delville Primary School was named the winner of the 2015 Inter-Primary Spanish Bowl Competition held at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall on May 20. Ten schools competed in the night’s event namely: Alexandrina...

    05/23/2015 at 5:58 AM
  • BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction

    BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction

    PRESS RELEASE - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has announced that the BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction, and is open for business following the International Arbitration Conference. The conference...

    05/23/2015 at 4:03 AM