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  • We need different kinds of businesses – Premier
    We need different kinds o...

    Noting that too many of virtually the same businesses have been popping up around the territory, Premier...

    10/24/2014 at 9:43 AM
  • “It was awesome”
    “It was awesome”

    MALE, a special programme aimed at helping to steer the territory’s young men into the right direction,...

    10/24/2014 at 8:37 AM
  • CCT takes reading to JVD
    CCT takes reading to JVD

    Complete with beautiful sunny skies and smiling faces, students and teachers of the Jost Van Dyke School...

    10/24/2014 at 8:36 AM
 

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  • I was forced to retire after not deporting black man, Maduro claims

    I was forced to retire after not deporting black man, Maduro claims

    For the second time this month, social commentator Edmund Maduro has taken to the airwaves, claiming that he was forced into retirement because he refused to break the law and to discriminate against a black expatriate. In January...

    10/24/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • World Polio Day; Rotary celebrates

    World Polio Day; Rotary celebrates

    PRESS RELEASE – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘World Polio Day” today October 24th and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take...

    10/24/2014 at 5:27 AM
  • UPDATE: Suspect held for shooting; police offering reward for info

    UPDATE: Suspect held for shooting; police offering reward for info

    A suspect is being questioned in relation to the non-fatal shooting of Dominican Republic native Chacho Santana, according to a release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), which also stated that a reward is being offered...

    10/23/2014 at 1:16 PM

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  • Big increase in use of BVI companies, summit told

    Big increase in use of BVI companies, summit told

    There has been a big increase in the use of BVI companies over the last 18 months, according to Michael Gagie, global head of BVI Practice at Maples and Calder. He made the comment while representing the territory in Shanghai at the...

    10/23/2014 at 1:08 PM
  • ARREST BLOTTER: October 12 -18, 2014

    ARREST BLOTTER: October 12 -18, 2014

    By the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force TAKING A CONVEYANCE WITHOUT AUTHORITY On 12-10-2014 about 1630hrs – Police arrested and charged a 16-year-old male of Josiahs Bay for Taking Conveyance without Authority and Giving False...

    10/23/2014 at 8:58 AM
  • “He got caught up” – Father likely to appeal son’s conviction

    “He got caught up” – Father likely to appeal son’s conviction

    Elvis Demming hung his head dejectedly on Wednesday, moments after his son Jevon Demming was found guilty of attempted murder in the High Court based at Road Town, Tortola. Elvis was one of few family members who gathered inside the...

    10/23/2014 at 8:44 AM

 
  • More hotels should remain open, Premier says amid concerns on VG

    More hotels should remain open, Premier says amid concerns on VG

    Minister of Tourism Dr. D. Orlando Smith has expressed hope that more hotels will start restructuring their itineraries in an effort to prevent a virtual lockdown of the sector during the summer months, adding that the phenomenon of...

    10/23/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Cop’s evidence not accepted in drug trial

    Cop’s evidence not accepted in drug trial

    The defence team in the drug case against Jomo Jack and four other men scored a partial victory in the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday (October 22) when Magistrate Velon John ruled that the evidence from one of the prosecution...

    10/23/2014 at 7:42 AM
  • Youths attend workshop

    Youths attend workshop

    PRESS RELEASE - A workshop designed to give unemployed young persons the requisite skills and exposure to gain employment as receptionists commenced on Tuesday, October 21. The Ministry of Education and Culture through its Youth Employment...

    10/23/2014 at 6:29 AM

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  • Basketball clash returns

    Basketball clash returns

    Top level basketball will return to the British Virgin Islands on November 28 and 29 with the return of Tropical Shootout 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Complex on Tortola. This year, the event is a National Association of Intercollegiate...

    10/23/2014 at 6:00 AM
  • Cousins found guilty of attempted murder on VG

    Cousins found guilty of attempted murder on VG

    Sherman Williams and his cousin Jevon Demming have been found guilty of attempting to murder St. Lucia native Neil St. Rose while he reportedly was on bended knees outside Rock Café in the Valley, Virgin Gorda. Williams, who was answering...

    10/22/2014 at 4:56 PM
  • Road works to boost standard of living, Premier says as Ballast Bay road is completed

    Road works to boost standard of living, Premier says as Ballast Bay road is completed

    Works on the Ballast Bay road in Tortola have been completed, according to a release from the Government Information Service. It also quoted Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith as saying that his Government has delivered...

    10/22/2014 at 4:10 PM
 
  • Over 600 seeking gov’t land on VG; Pickering laments cost of building homes

    Over 600 seeking gov’t land on VG; Pickering laments cost of building homes

    While noting that the administration is still trying to decide how it will distribute residential Crown land in the North Sound area to the more that 600 people who have submitted applications, minister responsible for land Dr. Kedrick...

    10/22/2014 at 11:36 AM
  • Be careful of men who give excess attention, retired counsellor warns

    Be careful of men who give excess attention, retired counsellor warns

    Women have been cautioned to become more wary of men who give them excess attention. According to retired counsellor and former head of the Sandy Lane Centre, Maris Hodge-Wright, such excess attention is usually one of the tell-tale...

    10/22/2014 at 10:01 AM
  • Wife allegedly wounds husband

    Wife allegedly wounds husband

    BVI News Online understands that a female has been nabbed by police following allegations that she stabbed her husband in the Brewers Bay area of Tortola on the weekend. The medical condition of the husband, up to publication time,...

    10/22/2014 at 8:41 AM

 
  • Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police said they have released the man they had detained in relation to a recent fight on Anegada, and there is still no proof of a gun that was reportedly fired. They however are still encouraging persons with information to pass...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    The government has promised to hold further talks with authorities in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) regarding the restriction on the number of passengers vessels are allowed to transport into that neighbouring territory from...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Kassandra Malone, The BVI beauty queen who represented the territory at the 2013 Miss World Pageant, is among a group of artistes selected for LIME’s ‘One Flat Rate’ campaign across the region. The telecoms company, in a news...

    10/22/2014 at 7:29 AM

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  • “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn has publicly stated that there is need to promote Lorna Stevens, an assistant secretary in his ministry. He made the call during the opening of the new Virgin Islands School of Technical...

    10/21/2014 at 6:30 PM
  • Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    The government today officially opened the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS), while declaring that the institution will not be used as a refuge for students with social and academic challenges as well as teachers who...

    10/21/2014 at 6:26 PM
  • Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    The BVI Ports Authority has issued a bulletin, advising the public that the Norwegian Pearl is no longer scheduled to dock in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, on Thursday (October 23). The call has been cancelled. “The BVI Ports...

    10/21/2014 at 12:54 PM