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  • No ‘second best’ for God
    No ‘second best’ for God...

    “Behold, I send you out into the world as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore, be wise as serpents...

    07/27/2015 at 8:07 AM
  • WINNERS: Caden Fahie and Doddrea Ephraim
    WINNERS: Caden Fahie and ...

    Caden Fahie and Doddrea Ephraim outshone the field of contestants on Sunday evening (July 26), and were...

    07/27/2015 at 7:33 AM
  • Patrons whipped into frenzy, sent to make babies
    Patrons whipped into fren...

    Swinging expertly from one tempo to the next, Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall artiste Christopher Martin steered...

    07/27/2015 at 7:09 AM
 

 
  • High cost of governance not a surprise – Duncan

    High cost of governance not a surprise – Duncan

    The high cost of governance in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) should surprise none, as many of the procedures in place are antiquated and need to be urgently revamped. That is the position held by Governor John Duncan, who has since...

    07/27/2015 at 6:58 AM
  • Whitney Houston’s daughter dies at 22

    Whitney Houston’s daughter dies at 22

    British Broadcasting Corporation - Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was “finally...

    07/27/2015 at 6:44 AM
  • Sol promises major investment, celebrates 10 years

    Sol promises major investment, celebrates 10 years

    Promising to undertake further investments locally in infrastructure and social responsibility, Sol Petroleum Group last week Friday celebrated 10 years since it took over the operation of Shell Gas in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)....

    07/27/2015 at 6:16 AM

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  • Two accidents on Tortola

    Two accidents on Tortola

    There were two motor vehicle accidents in different sections of Tortola today, July 25. One of the crashed motor vehicles was spotted in the Hope Hill area, but BVI News Online has been informed that no one was on the scene when police...

    07/25/2015 at 5:30 PM
  • Research pushes Pernis into beauty market

    Research pushes Pernis into beauty market

    Pernis Malone said careful research prompted her to venture into the beauty supply market; a longtime plan which turned reality yesterday with the grand opening of Sunbloom Beauty Supply in Pockwood Pond, Tortola. The new store has...

    07/25/2015 at 4:39 PM
  • When in Rome

    When in Rome

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor Cultural tolerance and integration are crucial factors in the maintenance of both national and international peace and harmony. However, there are limits to what a dominant culture will accept. Ultimately,...

    07/25/2015 at 10:13 AM

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  • Former lawmaker, others freed of gun charges

    Former lawmaker, others freed of gun charges

    Former member of the House of Assembly Irene Penn-O’Neal and two other accused can now breathe a collective sigh of relief after they were freed of gun and ammunition charges shortly before sunset today in the Magistrate’s Court,...

    07/24/2015 at 5:54 PM
  • Fraser ordered to pay or spend time in prison

    Fraser ordered to pay or spend time in prison

    Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards has ordered former lawmaker Earl Fraser to come up with over $1,500 in cash or be carted off to Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsam Ghut. The ruling came after Fraser was found guilty on a charge of...

    07/24/2015 at 4:10 PM
  • The benefits of time management

    The benefits of time management

    Dr Laura Lyons, Contributor Time is a precious commodity; one that is irretrievable and non-retroactive. Once time is lost, it is gone forever. Therefore, it is very important to make time work for you. Managing time is a process that...

    07/24/2015 at 2:05 PM

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  • Man gets two years for brutally beating woman

    Man gets two years for brutally beating woman

    Claudius Bailey will have the next two years behind bars to reflect on the incident in which he used a cricket bat to brutally beat his girlfriend. He was slapped with the two-year prison sentence yesterday (July 23) by Senior Magistrate...

    07/24/2015 at 2:03 PM
  • Punish women who accept stolen goods – Magistrate

    Punish women who accept stolen goods – Magistrate

    Women who accept stolen goods in the form of jewellery especially from their boyfriends have come under harsh criticism from Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards, who has pointed out that they too should be made to face the law. The magistrate...

    07/24/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Wenk pleads guilty to criminal damage

    Wenk pleads guilty to criminal damage

    Anger issues have landed United States citizen Kevin Wenk before the Magistrate’s Court on a charge of criminal damage. Wenk pleaded guilty to the charge which surrounds a verbal altercation with his girlfriend. Senior Magistrate...

    07/24/2015 at 7:30 AM

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  • Pickering begs for gun amnesty support

    Pickering begs for gun amnesty support

    With one week to go before the gun amnesty comes to an end, Acting Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering has called on members of the community to continue supporting the initiative previously announced by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force...

    07/24/2015 at 7:00 AM
  • Blyden freed as lover declines to testify

    Blyden freed as lover declines to testify

    Zoey Blyden sat in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday (July 23) with a worried look on her face, but was eventually informed by Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards that she is a free woman. Blyden was charged in February 2013 with assault...

    07/24/2015 at 6:30 AM
  • Beautification for Road Town

    Beautification for Road Town

    In time for the emancipation celebration, the Ministry of Communication and Works, through the Public Works Department and the Office of the City Manager, will undertake a beautification project in Road Town. The works will target...

    07/23/2015 at 7:46 PM

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  • Greedy burglars off to prison

    Greedy burglars off to prison

    Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday labelled as greedy, two gainfully employed men who broke into the home of an elderly woman and removed a portion of jewellery. The magistrate made the biting criticism shortly before slapping...

    07/23/2015 at 3:40 PM
  • Increase minimum wage before starting NHI – Smith

    Increase minimum wage before starting NHI – Smith

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Noting that he thinks the government should be commended for being eager to implement the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, political aspirant and businessman Rajah Smith said the administration...

    07/23/2015 at 3:00 PM
  • Fugitive caught in BVI; two guns seized

    Fugitive caught in BVI; two guns seized

    As part of a covert operation early this morning, members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) were able to seize two firearms and arrest a 19-year-old man who is wanted by the US Marshals for murder. J’wa Emone Charlery,...

    07/23/2015 at 10:45 AM

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  • Orange Alert – Volcano rumbling in Grenada

    Orange Alert – Volcano rumbling in Grenada

    GRENADA, Caribbean News Now – Early Thursday morning, a strong continuous signal was observed on instruments monitoring the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano 10 km (6 miles) off the coast of Grenada in the Caribbean Sea. The...

    07/23/2015 at 8:46 AM
  • Gov’t accused of pandering to foreign interests

    Gov’t accused of pandering to foreign interests

    By Marlon Eleazar, BVI News Online Staff Premier Dr D Orlando Smith’s indication that passage of the duty-free bill in the House of Assembly was done this month at the behest of international businesses seeking to operate in the...

    07/23/2015 at 7:58 AM
  • Three arrested during anti-drug operation

    Three arrested during anti-drug operation

    A quantity of what police said appears to be narcotics has been seized and three men detained during a major operation involving cops from the British Virgin Islands (BVI), along with United States law enforcement agencies. Two vessels...

    07/23/2015 at 7:56 AM