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  • PHOTOS: Yellow team rules!
    PHOTOS: Yellow team rules!

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Four cheerleading houses from Elmore Stoutt High (ESHS) captivated...

    03/26/2015 at 7:49 AM
  • Landmark ruling rocks senate in Jamaica
    Landmark ruling rocks sen...

    JAMAICA GLEANER - Members of the parliamentary opposition will come face to face tomorrow at a crucial...

    03/26/2015 at 6:12 AM
  • Captain charged with 2 counts of manslaughter
    Captain charged with 2 co...

    A native of New Zealand, who was captain of the ‘Inevitable’ motor vessel that ran onto rocks near...

    03/25/2015 at 6:02 PM
 

 
  • Not all lawyers make big money – Pickering

    Not all lawyers make big money – Pickering

    The fees that lawyers pay in order to practice in the British Virgin Islands were a big bone of contention among some government ministers this afternoon, March 25, as a debate raged over whether those charges should be hiked. Lawyers...

    03/25/2015 at 3:49 PM
  • Drug addict to be removed from prison

    Drug addict to be removed from prison

    An inmate, who disclosed during a previous court appearance that he was offered drugs while at Her Majesty’s Prison, is being placed in a drug rehabilitation programme at Peebles Hospital. Ronaldo Hewlett who is on remand in...

    03/25/2015 at 3:44 PM
  • Election: Smith versus Fahie?

    Election: Smith versus Fahie?

    Shaina Smith is likely to represent the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) in the First Electoral District when the next elections are held, according to BVI News Online’s political sources. Attempts were made this morning...

    03/25/2015 at 11:46 AM

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  • No surrender – AG writes letter to the House

    No surrender – AG writes letter to the House

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The financing of a statutory board does not affect the fact that such statutory board is a separate legal entity from the Government of the Virgin Islands, according to Attorney General Baba Aziz,...

    03/25/2015 at 8:54 AM
  • Man enters ex-lover’s house with machete?

    Man enters ex-lover’s house with machete?

    Reports emerging from the island of Jost Van Dyke are that the police have arrested a man who allegedly sneaked into his ex-girlfriend’s house with a machete this week, and approached her in a threatening manner. The police, who...

    03/25/2015 at 8:53 AM
  • Juliette backs brother as murder trial winds down

    Juliette backs brother as murder trial winds down

    As the trial of the three men accused of murdering Darren ‘Tiger’ Hodge continues, a sister of the accused Mitch Christopher yesterday testified that her brother was at home around the same time Tiger was killed. The prosecution...

    03/25/2015 at 7:47 AM

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  • ‘Keep it to yourself’

    ‘Keep it to yourself’

    Backed by market research, the BVI Tourist Board said it has launched another advertising campaign – ‘Keep it to Yourself’. That slogan, the Board further said, is aimed at building on the destination’s existing tagline...

    03/25/2015 at 7:38 AM
  • Teachers get financial services training

    Teachers get financial services training

    PRESS RELEASE - Teachers from secondary schools in the Territory are participating in a five-day training workshop to ensure the Territory’s future is secure in the area of Financial Services. The workshop commenced yesterday and...

    03/25/2015 at 7:36 AM
  • St KITTS: Former leader threatens legal action

    St KITTS: Former leader threatens legal action

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) – Former St Kitts and Nevis prime minister, Dr Denzil Douglas, is threatening legal action against at least two people for comments they made in social media. Lawyers for Douglas have written to the...

    03/25/2015 at 6:33 AM

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  • Big turn out  at CCT Buy BVI Trade Expo

    Big turn out at CCT Buy BVI Trade Expo

    PRESS RELEASE: The CCT Buy BVI Trade Expo 2015 held at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, on Saturday March 21st & Sunday March 22nd saw increased traffic flowing into the hundreds at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex. With...

    03/25/2015 at 6:32 AM
  • PHOTOS: The new police recruits

    PHOTOS: The new police recruits

    The 13 new police recruits are now in uniform as they enter their fourth week of a demanding six-month training programme, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). The batch comprises eight males and five females. This...

    03/24/2015 at 5:56 PM
  • Hospital error results in seniors being charged

    Hospital error results in seniors being charged

    A ‘clerical error’ is what resulted in some senior citizens being improperly charged a dispensary fee of $2 at the pharmacy located at Peebles Hospital, according to the Minister of Health and Social Development, Ronnie Skelton. He...

    03/24/2015 at 4:04 PM

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  • Woman blocks traffic to urinate

    Woman blocks traffic to urinate

    Claiming that many persons in the British Virgin Islands find it hard to abide by local laws and policies but are very submissive when they travel overseas, culture minister Myron Walwyn this afternoon (March 24) lamented the recent...

    03/24/2015 at 1:13 PM
  • BVIEC considers entering telecoms market

    BVIEC considers entering telecoms market

    In addition to supplying the territory with power, the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has plans to enter the local telecoms market, according to General Manager at the state-owned agency, Leroy Abraham. He however made it clear...

    03/24/2015 at 10:54 AM
  • REVEALED: Projects to benefit from SSB loan

    REVEALED: Projects to benefit from SSB loan

    The government has disclosed that 14 road improvement projects will be undertaken with the funds borrowed from the Social Security Board (SSB). The House of Assembly this month gave the go-ahead for the administration to borrow the...

    03/24/2015 at 10:50 AM

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  • NDP delivers amid call for gun amnesty

    NDP delivers amid call for gun amnesty

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Another gun amnesty has been recommended as lawmakers in the British Virgin Islands yesterday passed the Firearms and Air Guns Amendment Act, which could see persons facing up to a minimum 20...

    03/24/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Grounds broken for ‘permanent solution’

    Grounds broken for ‘permanent solution’

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff During the groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Phase Five electricity project yesterday, March 23, representatives of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) declared that the territory...

    03/24/2015 at 7:55 AM
  • Wife claims hit-man was considered

    Wife claims hit-man was considered

    A domestic dispute that landed a husband before the Magistrate’s Court on a criminal charge reached fever pitch on Friday, when the wife showed up in court and claimed that she was aware that her other half allegedly considered...

    03/24/2015 at 7:49 AM

 
  • ‘I know who killed him’ – Witness

    ‘I know who killed him’ – Witness

    The key prosecution witness in the case against three men accused of murdering Darren ‘Tiger’ Hodge has testified that, when met the alleged mastermind Marcus Lloyd in 2010, he (Lloyd) retrieved an AK47 rifle from bushes...

    03/23/2015 at 4:19 PM
  • Opposition demonizing businesses – Walwyn

    Opposition demonizing businesses – Walwyn

    While accusing members of the Opposition of ‘demonizing’ local businesses in their quest to attain power, Education Minister Myron Walwyn has challenged them to use their time instead to come up with ways to improve the...

    03/23/2015 at 3:17 PM
  • Nearly $50K in airline subsidy for two months

    Nearly $50K in airline subsidy for two months

    Dr. D. Orlando Smith, premier and minister of finance, has disclosed details of the payment structure used in subsidizing VI Airlink to undertake round-trip, non-stop service twice weekly between Antigua and Beef Island in the British...

    03/23/2015 at 2:55 PM