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  • Political parties acting like gangs – DeCastro
    Political parties acting ...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The local pattern of political segregation and victimization is...

    05/01/2015 at 9:35 AM
  • More attempts to oust Walwyn; Governor gets letter
    More attempts to oust Wal...

    Three members of the parliamentary Opposition have written to Governor John Duncan and Premier Dr. D....

    05/01/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Sprauve ‘silenced’ at public forum
    Sprauve ‘silenced’ at pub...

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Citing possible conflict of interest with his position within...

    05/01/2015 at 8:28 AM
 

 
  • Reese-Charles to vie for Ninth District – PEP

    Reese-Charles to vie for Ninth District – PEP

    The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has announced its second general election candidate – Faye Reese-Charles, who will represent the party in the Ninth Electoral District. The PEP, which was launched early last year, already...

    05/01/2015 at 7:52 AM
  • One Mart also recalls some vegetable products

    One Mart also recalls some vegetable products

    One Mart has stated that it too had recalled Fresh Frozen Vegetables products out of fear that they may be contaminated. It added that the products were also removed from the company’s shelves. A similar recall was made on April...

    05/01/2015 at 6:59 AM
  • Terry Smith charged for illegal gun

    Terry Smith charged for illegal gun

    Terry Smith, the businessman from Butu Mountain who was shot and wounded in Road Town on April 23, has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), in making the announcement...

    04/30/2015 at 8:53 PM

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  • Albert Wheatley to run in Ninth District

    Albert Wheatley to run in Ninth District

    Albert Wheatley has announced that he will contest the Ninth Electoral District as an independent candidate in the general elections to be held before August of this year. “After much thought, prayers, consideration and discussion...

    04/30/2015 at 6:52 PM
  • House of Assembly to be dissolved on Friday

    House of Assembly to be dissolved on Friday

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has given the clearest indication yet that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will go to the polls before August of this year. He announced today (April 30) that the House of Assembly will be dissolved tomorrow,...

    04/30/2015 at 6:27 PM
  • VIP claims early election would be irresponsible

    VIP claims early election would be irresponsible

    Stating that it had long predicted that the general elections would have been called around this time, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) this afternoon claimed that the impending election announcement is clear indication that...

    04/30/2015 at 5:58 PM

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  • The voters will decide our fate –PEP

    The voters will decide our fate –PEP

    While admitting that there have been difficulties regarding candidate selection, the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has vowed that it will not back out of the upcoming general election. President of the party Natalio Sowande Wheatley...

    04/30/2015 at 2:34 PM
  • Voter registration to end on May 5 – Gov’t

    Voter registration to end on May 5 – Gov’t

    The government has announced that the final date for voter registration is the end of the working day next week Tuesday, May 5. “Voter Registration and transfers will continue until the end of the working day on May 5, 2015,” said...

    04/30/2015 at 1:18 PM
  • Opportunities in the cemeteries – Ralph O’Neal

    Opportunities in the cemeteries – Ralph O’Neal

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While stating that the mending of diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba will not affect tourist arrivals to the British Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal has urged...

    04/30/2015 at 9:01 AM

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  • PEP denies being scared of Christopher’s record

    PEP denies being scared of Christopher’s record

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The recently formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) said the decision to not have Alvin Christopher contest the upcoming elections in the Second Electoral District was not based on any fear...

    04/30/2015 at 8:10 AM
  • I did not know cops were stopping me – Taximan

    I did not know cops were stopping me – Taximan

    Local taxi operator Kelvin Fahie, who was slapped with a raft of charges after he allegedly led police on a chase, told the court he was unaware that he was being stopped by the law enforcers who had their siren blaring. “There...

    04/30/2015 at 6:36 AM
  • Andre Dawson: More pier pictures

    Andre Dawson: More pier pictures

    There was a celebratory atmosphere in the British Virgin Islands yesterday as the territory officially opened the significantly improved cruise ship pier in Road Town, Tortola. The multi-million dollar facility, which will enable much...

    04/29/2015 at 8:46 PM

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  • Parsons confirmed for Second District, PEP says

    Parsons confirmed for Second District, PEP says

    Elford Parsons will vie for the Second Electoral District on behalf of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) in the upcoming general election, the party confirmed this evening (April 29) in a press release. “The People’s Empowerment...

    04/29/2015 at 8:44 PM
  • BVIslanders to make first impression at pier

    BVIslanders to make first impression at pier

    The BVI Ports Authority has revealed that BVIslanders own all businesses in the general terminal building at the rehabilitated cruise ship pier in Road Town, adding that the move is deliberately aimed at giving visitors a true experience...

    04/29/2015 at 8:37 PM
  • Pier opens, hailed as big NDP gov’t achievement

    Pier opens, hailed as big NDP gov’t achievement

    After nearly a year since grounds were broken to expand the cruise ship pier in Road Town, the National Democratic Party (NDP) government today officially opened the expanded facility, adding that it is one of its greatest accomplishments...

    04/29/2015 at 2:40 PM

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  • 20 tickets issued for uncovered waste

    20 tickets issued for uncovered waste

    A total of 20 tickets were issued last week for the offence of transporting uncovered waste, according to a statement from the Government Information Service. It said the tickets were issued during a sting operation on April 24 in...

    04/29/2015 at 12:17 PM
  • Contractor: Young men reluctant to wear gears

    Contractor: Young men reluctant to wear gears

    A major contractor in the British Virgin Islands said he is having a tough time trying to get young men to wear protective gears such as helmets while on the job, according to government lawmaker Archibald Christian. He did not name...

    04/29/2015 at 11:09 AM
  • Nomination extended – VIP names McLloyd Walters

    Nomination extended – VIP names McLloyd Walters

    While announcing the extension of nomination deadline for the Second and Fourth Electoral Districts only, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) last evening disclosed that McLloyd Walters is its prospective candidate in the Eighth...

    04/29/2015 at 9:45 AM

 
  • Three released after helping with gun find

    Three released after helping with gun find

    Police said they are offering a ‘sizeable reward’ for information relating to the attempted murder of scooter rider Terry Smith last week Thursday, adding that they have released the three men arrested in relation to a gun discovered...

    04/29/2015 at 9:39 AM
  • Man taken to hospital after club fight

    Man taken to hospital after club fight

    A male resident of Horsepath on Tortola was taken to Peebles Hospital on the weekend after being badly injured during a dispute with a group of Caucasian-looking men at the Dejavu Night Club in Baughers Bay. Club operator Dillan Santo,...

    04/29/2015 at 7:56 AM
  • ARREST BLOTTER: April 19 to 25

    ARREST BLOTTER: April 19 to 25

    By the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Obstructing police On 20-04-2015 at 1030hrs – Police arrested and charged Merande Potter of Capoon’s Bay for the offences of Obstructing Police and Indecent Language. Potter was...

    04/29/2015 at 6:43 AM

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