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  • Whatever your children do reflects their upbringing, Christian tells parents
    Whatever your children do...

    Subscribing to the notion that children’s behaviours reflect the way in which they were raised, territorial...

    09/02/2014 at 7:00 AM
  • OPINION: Abolition or emancipation?
    OPINION: Abolition or ema...

    By Donald E. de Castro – “too old to be intimidated” On June 14, in my article – ‘How...

    09/02/2014 at 7:00 AM
  • Works in full swing at cruise pier
    Works in full swing at cr...

    BVI PORTS AUTHORITY (press release)  - Works for the BVI Cruise Pier Expansion Project are currently...

    09/02/2014 at 6:51 AM
 

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  • New website for Health Services Authority

    New website for Health Services Authority

    PRESS RELEASE: The Marketing and Communications Unit within the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) introduces the new website for the Authority. According to Chief Executive Officer Mrs. Darlene Carty Baptiste,...

    09/02/2014 at 6:00 AM
  • “POLICE FORCE STINKS” – Insiders speak about racism and corruption; want David Morris fired

    “POLICE FORCE STINKS” – Insiders speak about racism and corruption; want David Morris fired

    From as early as January of this year, BVI News Online has been receiving letters apparently from disgruntled members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), who have been concerned about serious allegations of corruption...

    09/01/2014 at 11:00 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: The perfect bond

    INSPIRE BVI: The perfect bond

    After passing nine Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, Nakisha Abel tipped her hat to her father – a construction worker who stood firmly behind her especially in her weakest subject area. “He is like the Math whiz...

    09/01/2014 at 10:50 AM

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  • Swipe at Julian Fraser? Walwyn claims Vanterpool can be judged by his past

    Swipe at Julian Fraser? Walwyn claims Vanterpool can be judged by his past

    Seemingly taking aim at Opposition member Julian Fraser who last week said it is unfair for persons to judge him by his past, Education Minister Myron Walwyn on Sunday hailed his cabinet colleague Mark Vanterpool as a man who has no...

    09/01/2014 at 8:40 AM
  • Vessel being sought to transport tourists

    Vessel being sought to transport tourists

    To minimize tourism fallouts during the cruise pier expansion project in Road Town, Tortola, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) said it is seeking experienced and qualified persons to transport guests to and from cruise...

    09/01/2014 at 8:15 AM
  • Walwyn spending the money wisely – Premier Smith

    Walwyn spending the money wisely – Premier Smith

    While declaring that Education Minister Myron Walwyn has been spending taxpayers’ money wisely, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith on Sunday hailed the minister as one who is full of energy and good ideas. “I...

    09/01/2014 at 8:10 AM

 
  • OVERSEAS: Man guilty of murder after dog kills woman

    OVERSEAS: Man guilty of murder after dog kills woman

    LANCASTER, California (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against...

    09/01/2014 at 6:15 AM
  • “Send me back to my country,” says man who overstays for 12 years

    “Send me back to my country,” says man who overstays for 12 years

    Luis Quinones-Zayas, who was arrested and charged for overstaying in the British Virgin Islands for 12 years, implored the court on Friday to send him back to his homeland. The Dominican Republic native made the request while presenting...

    08/31/2014 at 11:55 AM
  • PHOTOS: Power Outage win softball clash

    PHOTOS: Power Outage win softball clash

    Power Outage on Friday (August 29) beat the Pirates to emerge victors in the 2014 Berth ‘Big Man’ Henley Fast Pitch Softball League on Tortola. Pirates were beaten 6-5 to lose the championship series four games to three. Power...

    08/31/2014 at 10:03 AM

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  • House wrongfully adjourned, Opposition claims in letter to Speaker

    House wrongfully adjourned, Opposition claims in letter to Speaker

    The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has suggested that the August 14 sitting of the House of Assembly was not legally dismissed, adding that it is bent on upholding the legacy of the said institution. In a letter to Speaker of...

    08/30/2014 at 10:02 AM
  • Focus on youths as BVIFA celebrates 40 years

    Focus on youths as BVIFA celebrates 40 years

    Noting that young footballers in the territory have been showing great improvement and dedication that may one day put the British Virgin Islands on the football map, the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) said one of its focuses will...

    08/30/2014 at 10:00 AM
  • OPINION: Telecoms Bogeymen

    OPINION: Telecoms Bogeymen

    By: Dickson Igwe (contributor) Poor internet and questionable cell phone services are simply part of a wider culture of poor customer service, and low service expectations, in the Virgin Islands. This must change if these islands are...

    08/30/2014 at 9:54 AM

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

    Inmates to get teacher, told of many opportunities outside prison

    Minister in charge of prison Myron Walwyn on Friday announced plans to assign a school teacher to Her Majesty’s Prison to help inmates pursue academic studies, adding that the territory is growing fast and those behind bars cannot...

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

    Don’t blame me for everything, Walwyn tells educators

    While commending educators and challenging them to unite around a common goal for the betterment of the British Virgin Islands, Education Minister Myron Walwyn on Thursday expressed surprise over ‘school children’ reports that...

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

    Hodge earns 10 subjects in CXC

    Holding the rank of Corporal in the Cadet Unit while at Elmore Stoutt High School, 18-year-old Gidget Hodge knows what it means to work hard to achieve her goals. It was this mentality that saw her securing nine Caribbean Examination...

    08/29/2014 at 10:12 AM

 
  • “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