• BREAKING NEWS: Man shot remains in hospital; two arrested

    A man was wounded and two suspected gunmen arrested following an attempted robbery on Tortola few hours before daybreak on Saturday, August 23. A spent shell was also recovered at the scene a short distance away from the Crystals Night Club, according to a release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police […]

    BREAKING NEWS: Man shot remains in hospital; two arrested
  • Gun seized in West End, JVD resident arrested

    Police have arrested a 26-year-old resident of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) who allegedly was held with an illegal gun and several bullets in the West End area of Tortola. His name was not disclosed in a release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). The cops said they found […]

    Gun seized in West End, JVD resident arrested
  • Virgin Islands media: friend or foe – part 2

    OPINION: The following story is the second of three articles. It states that media exposure of issues that need to be made public knowledge is good for Virgin Islands politics, economy, and society, whether negative or positive A section of the Virgin Islands establishment appears wary of the media. This […]

    Virgin Islands media: friend or foe – part 2
  • Stranger gave me stolen scooter, Callwood allegedly told cops

    Glenville Callwood allegedly told police that it was an unknown man who gave him a stolen scooter which resulted in him ending up before the court on a charge of handling stolen goods, the prosecution said on Friday. Callwood, who appeared before Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo on Tortola, has pleaded not […]

    Stranger gave me stolen scooter, Callwood allegedly told cops
  • Henry scores big in CXC, hopes to improve healthcare service

    Concerned about the quality of healthcare available to persons in the British Virgin Islands, Science student Marsha Henry, who recently was successful in nine Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, hopes to one day make a lasting impression on the quality of healthcare in the territory. “My biggest dream is to […]

    Henry scores big in CXC, hopes to improve healthcare service

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  • Population Too Small – Investor says BVI is otherwise good for investment
    Population Too Small – In...

    Describing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as wealthy when compared to other Caribbean islands, Chief...

    08/22/2014 at 2:35 PM
  • Skelton playing politics with the elderly – Fahie
    Skelton playing politics ...

    While accusing Health Minister Ronnie Skelton of playing politics when he decided to scrap a state-funded...

    08/22/2014 at 8:32 AM
  • Politicians sorry as phones ring at the ‘wrong’ time
    Politicians sorry as phon...

    It is not unusual for legislators to be seen silently engrossed in cellular phone usage while the House...

    08/22/2014 at 8:30 AM
 
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  • Flash flood watch upgraded to warning

    Flash flood watch upgraded to warning

    Friday, August 22 - The flash flood watch that was initially issued on Thursday evening for the British Virgin Islands has been upgraded to a flash flood warning, which will remain in effect until 8pm. A flash flood warning is issued...

    08/22/2014 at 7:10 AM
  • Pickering in charge until August 30

    Pickering in charge until August 30

    Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith is away from the territory until August 30. During his absence, the Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Kedrick Pickering, will act as premier. The Government...

    08/22/2014 at 7:00 AM
  • Wheatley wins new car

    Wheatley wins new car

    Brendelee Wheatley has emerged the lucky winner of a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport car in the Digicel ‘Scratch and Win’ summer promotion. Wheatley was among a group of 12 customers of the telecoms company whose names were...

    08/21/2014 at 8:30 PM
 
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  • “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    Fascinated by the idea of how the brain functions, Jordan Grant, who recently succeeded in 10 Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, has big dreams of one day rising to become a neurologist. “I want to pursue medicine –...

    08/20/2014 at 9:45 AM
  • Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Former Crown Counsel David Penn, whose service at the Attorney General’s Chambers was terminated last year after he stayed away from his workplace for a period longer than 10 days without the necessary permission, has lost the major...

    08/20/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    OPINION: It is now several days since what was supposed to be our annual Festival has ended. However, it was nothing more than a big party for those persons whose sole interest is partying. But to those of us who want to see improvements...

    08/20/2014 at 7:54 AM
 
  • They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    Minister of Social Development Ronnie Skelton has claimed that some members of the community are still pushing for the National Democratic Party government to cut public sector jobs, adding that such move would worsen the social problems...

    08/20/2014 at 7:52 AM
  • UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands – Police in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands have confirmed that nine-year-old Tenaji Wheately has been reunited with his family. The minor, who disappeared from an Estate Fortuna residence on Tuesday...

    08/20/2014 at 7:12 AM
  • Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Four days after being sworn in as Governor of the British Virgin Islands, John Duncan said he will, by the end of this year, make an informed decision as to whether he will order a Commission of Inquiry into the government’s controversial...

    08/19/2014 at 6:17 PM