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  • Mold Control = Moisture Control
    Mold Control = Moisture C...

    By Edgar Leonard, contributor Mold, ubiquitous fungi, can be found both in the indoor and outdoor environments. It...

    07/01/2015 at 6:21 AM
  • Dental Service Unit reopens at Peebles
    Dental Service Unit reope...

    PRESS RELEASE: The Dental Services Unit within the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA)...

    07/01/2015 at 6:00 AM
  • Gays in Jamaica plan activities
    Gays in Jamaica plan acti...

    Kingston, Jamaica Gleaner - Local gay lobby, J-FLAG, is refuting reports that it will host a road parade...

    07/01/2015 at 5:00 AM
 

 
  • US embassy in Havana marks ‘new chapter’ in Cuba ties

    US embassy in Havana marks ‘new chapter’ in Cuba ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the US and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a “new chapter” in relations after a half-century of hostility. “We...

    07/01/2015 at 4:34 AM
  • Artistes coming: Busy Signal, Morgan Heritage, Benjai

    Artistes coming: Busy Signal, Morgan Heritage, Benjai

    Amid lamentation about the difficulties being experienced in getting artistes to perform at the emancipation festivities this year, organizers have announced the names of several Soca artistes and few from the Reggae/Dancehall genre...

    06/30/2015 at 4:00 PM
  • Big issues passed on to new commissioner

    Big issues passed on to new commissioner

    While noting that concerns have been raised about majority of early childhood institutions in the territory being privately owned and seemingly poorly regulated, former Complaints Commissioner Elton Georges said the issue is among...

    06/30/2015 at 2:43 PM

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  • Patsy Lake among emancipation honourees

    Patsy Lake among emancipation honourees

    Businesswoman Patsy Lake, former educator Elmore Stoutt, and founding member of the East End Festival Sub-Committee Yvette Penn will be honoured this year during the annual emancipation festival in three locations across the island...

    06/30/2015 at 2:07 PM
  • 60-year-old among two charged for marijuana

    60-year-old among two charged for marijuana

    Police have charged the two British Virgin Islands natives who were arrested late last week in relation to the alleged discovery of marijuana plants at a home in the Parham Town area of Tortola. They are 60 year-old Richard Thomas...

    06/30/2015 at 2:02 PM
  • BVI to be affected by same-sex ruling in US?

    BVI to be affected by same-sex ruling in US?

    Two social commentators – Elton Callwood and Julio ‘Sam’ Henry – think the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will be affected by the ruling handed down by the US Supreme Court last week Friday making same-sex marriage legal throughout...

    06/30/2015 at 9:00 AM
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  • Jewellery thieves beg for mercy

    Jewellery thieves beg for mercy

    While pleading for mercy in the Magistrate’s Court, a Spanish-speaking man who helped to steal pieces of jewellery valued at over $4,000 said he had no idea the items belong to an ‘elderly lady’. Jamenson Graciano...

    06/30/2015 at 8:51 AM
  • eCamps donates $2,000

    eCamps donates $2,000

    PRESS RELEASE – The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) received a donation of $2000.00 for the Pediatric Ward from the eCamps BVI Programme. The eCamps members who are called ‘eCampers’ made the donation...

    06/30/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Puerto Rico can’t pay public debt – Governor

    Puerto Rico can’t pay public debt – Governor

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor warned that Puerto Rico can’t pay its $72 billion public debt as international economists released a critical report Monday on the island’s economy. The news from Governor Alejandro...

    06/30/2015 at 7:51 AM

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  • PHOTOS OF THE DAY: landside project on the move

    PHOTOS OF THE DAY: landside project on the move

    The cruise pier landside development, which will be named Tortola Pier Park upon completion, will feature retail, commercial, entertainment and green spaces. Showing the progress made so far on the buildings, the BVI Ports Authority...

    06/30/2015 at 6:02 AM
  • Start preparing for independence – Walwyn

    Start preparing for independence – Walwyn

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While pointing out that there will come a time when the British Virgin Islands will sever ties with the United Kingdom and take on independence, Culture Minister Myron Walwyn today called on...

    06/29/2015 at 3:20 PM
  • Four former politicians honoured

    Four former politicians honoured

    Four former politicians were today (June 29) recognized for their stellar contributions to the development of the British Virgin Islands during their tenure in government. They are the late Terrence B. Lettsome, Hubert Robinson O’Neal,...

    06/29/2015 at 12:54 PM

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  • Virgin ships for Miami, hopefully Cuba – Branson

    Virgin ships for Miami, hopefully Cuba – Branson

    MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Virgin Cruises will launch its first luxury liner in 2020 from Miami, British tycoon Richard Branson announced Tuesday, placing his bets on medium-sized “boutique” ships. True to his flamboyant...

    06/29/2015 at 10:11 AM
  • When being a fugitive is normal!

    When being a fugitive is normal!

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor This second narrative in a three part story on criminal dysfunction is a wakeup call to young Caribbean males contemplating a life of crime. The proceeding story assesses a narrative from Commentary magazine...

    06/29/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Two youths charged

    Two youths charged

    Police said they have charged two persons in relation to separate incidents on Virgin Gorda and Tortola. In the Tortola incident, 19-year-old Arien Fahie who resides at Belle Vue has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled...

    06/29/2015 at 8:31 AM

 
  • Are you a proud prodigal?

    Are you a proud prodigal?

    No doubt about it, PRIDE is a deceptive, false sense of security. It can make you feel right when you’re dead wrong. And it’s usually accompanied by it twin associate, VANITY. When these two gang up on you, you need God’s grace...

    06/29/2015 at 7:37 AM
  • Marijuana for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

    Marijuana for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

    A Rastafarian who was allegedly found with a quantity of marijuana has reportedly told the police that he smokes the illegal drug for ‘breakfast, lunch and dinner’. Ruby Pickering, 25, also allegedly stated that a stash...

    06/26/2015 at 2:24 PM
  • Two nabbed in marijuana operation on Tortola

    Two nabbed in marijuana operation on Tortola

    Two natives of the British Virgin Islands who reside in the Parham Town area of Tortola have been taken into police custody following an operation this morning (June 26) in which a number of marijuana plants were uprooted. Details...

    06/26/2015 at 1:12 PM
 
  • PHOTOS: 178 in historic graduation

    PHOTOS: 178 in historic graduation

    There was a celebratory atmosphere within the walls of the Multi-purpose Sports Complex on Tortola yesterday (June 25) as 178 students made what turned out to be a historic exit from the territory’s largest secondary school – Elmore...

    06/26/2015 at 11:39 AM
  • EU downplays seriousness of blacklisting BVI

    EU downplays seriousness of blacklisting BVI

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Mikael Barfod, head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, has tried to downplay concerns raised by countries and territories such as the British Virgin Islands...

    06/26/2015 at 8:30 AM
  • Skelton to work with opposition ‘leaders’

    Skelton to work with opposition ‘leaders’

    While notifying the territory that challenges are still on the horizon, Minister of Health and Social Development Ronnie Skelton this week said he is prepared to answer any pertinent question that the two members of the Opposition...

    06/26/2015 at 8:00 AM