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  • Inmates to get teacher, told of many opportunities outside prison
    Inmates to get teacher, t...

    Minister in charge of prison Myron Walwyn on Friday announced plans to assign a school teacher to Her...

    08/29/2014 at 4:47 PM
  • Don’t blame me for everything, Walwyn tells educators
    Don’t blame me for everyt...

    While commending educators and challenging them to unite around a common goal for the betterment of the...

    08/29/2014 at 10:14 AM
  • Hodge earns 10 subjects in CXC
    Hodge earns 10 subjects i...

    Holding the rank of Corporal in the Cadet Unit while at Elmore Stoutt High School, 18-year-old Gidget...

    08/29/2014 at 10:12 AM
 
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  • “We can win this election”

    “We can win this election”

    “We can win this election; we can win it, but we need committed people,” declared the Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Julian Fraser, during a party meeting in his constituency on Wednesday. He also admitted...

    08/29/2014 at 10:11 AM
  • “It is wrong” – Opposition again blasts gov’t over taxes, subsidy to merchants

    “It is wrong” – Opposition again blasts gov’t over taxes, subsidy to merchants

    The National Democratic Party (NDP) government again has been blasted for imposing a number of taxes on goods and services such as travel to St. Thomas, as well as its decision to allocate incentives to merchants who are said to be...

    08/29/2014 at 8:52 AM
  • Dress better, Miss BVI says while announcing youth campaign

    Dress better, Miss BVI says while announcing youth campaign

    Jaynene Jno-Lewis, Miss British Virgin Islands 2014, has announced plans to embark on an educational campaign to get young people in the territory to – among other things – curb provocative dressing. The former United States Navy...

    08/29/2014 at 8:50 AM
 
  • We try to separate each other in the Caribbean – Fraser laments

    We try to separate each other in the Caribbean – Fraser laments

    Months after Education Minister Myron Walwyn accused him of hating anything from the rest of the Caribbean, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser has declared that he intends to improve relations between the British Virgin...

    08/28/2014 at 1:45 PM
  • OVERSEAS: Jamaica’s agriculture minister dies

    OVERSEAS: Jamaica’s agriculture minister dies

    Jamaica Gleaner - The Agriculture Minister, Roger Clarke, is dead. Clarke died in the United States this morning where he was recuperating following surgery for a back condition. It’s reported that the former agriculture minister...

    08/28/2014 at 1:43 PM
  • “It is not fair to judge me on my past action” – Fraser

    “It is not fair to judge me on my past action” – Fraser

    Aspiring premier Julian Fraser has charged persons not to judge him by the things he did while he served in different ministerial positions years ago, adding that he is now a changed man. “It is not fair to judge me on my past action,...

    08/28/2014 at 9:14 AM
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  • Cops sent home as corruption probe deepens

    Cops sent home as corruption probe deepens

    Investigations into alleged corruption within the ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have led to a number of police officers being sent on compulsory leave Wednesday, BVI News Online understands. Acting spokesperson...

    08/27/2014 at 11:24 PM
  • Man overstays in territory for 12 years

    Man overstays in territory for 12 years

    A Dominican Republic man who overstayed his time in the territory for a period of 12 years is to be sentenced on Friday. The Spanish-speaking man, Luis Quinones-Zayas, pleaded guilty earlier this month to the charge of remaining in...

    08/27/2014 at 3:53 PM
  • Middle class wiped out? Fraser claims small businesses are doing staff a favour

    Middle class wiped out? Fraser claims small businesses are doing staff a favour

    Opposition member Julian Fraser has claimed that a lot of small business operators are doing employees a favour by keeping them on staff, adding that the middle class has been wiped out as a result of the economic challenges facing...

    08/27/2014 at 8:17 AM
 
  • Ambrose shines in CXC exams

    Ambrose shines in CXC exams

    Carrying out little experiments with fire, perfume and almost any chemical he could get his hands on; that was how Science student Wynt-Lee Ambrose would spend his idle days during his pre-teen years. After recently copping nine Caribbean...

    08/27/2014 at 8:16 AM
  • Devil may use Tortola as a base – Bishop Gordon

    Devil may use Tortola as a base – Bishop Gordon

    The Devil is likely to establish a base on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands as a result of various factors, especially the island’s geographical location, said Bishop Richardo Gordon who visited the territory recently. “If...

    08/27/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • OPINION: Smoothing the BVI rough roads

    OPINION: Smoothing the BVI rough roads

    By: Edgar Leonard (contributor) The VI road network, one of the most highly visible infrastructure and a vital transportation mode,  comprises approximately 200 km or 124 centre line miles of paved, along with many more  miles of...

    08/27/2014 at 7:43 AM
 
  • Reading campaign launched by CCT

    Reading campaign launched by CCT

    Telecoms provider CCT has rolled out a new campaign that seeks to encourage children and adults to get into the habit of reading. The campaign will also see teachers, parents, children, caregivers and ordinary CCT customers benefitting...

    08/27/2014 at 6:22 AM
  • Limited commercial space at Tortola Pier Park

    Limited commercial space at Tortola Pier Park

    PRESS RELEASE: The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has limited commercial space available on the upper floors of the buildings at its new cruise pier development, Tortola Pier Park. Interested businesses including banks, trust companies,...

    08/27/2014 at 6:05 AM
  • “Leading by example” – Skeltons donate $25K to new hospital, health minister lauded

    “Leading by example” – Skeltons donate $25K to new hospital, health minister lauded

    Health Minister Ronnie Skelton is being lauded for leading by example after he, along with other members of his family, donated an overall $25,000 towards the completion of the New Peebles Hospital in Road Town, Tortola. The donation...

    08/26/2014 at 1:19 PM