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  • OPINION: Designing and constructing roads to last longer
    OPINION: Designing and co...

    By: Edgar Leonard (contributor) In a previous short article “Smoothing the BVI Rough Roads” the focus...

    09/17/2014 at 7:55 AM
  • Premier: “Anegada could be a good place for an international airport”
    Premier: “Anegada could b...

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has agreed that Anegada would be a good location for an international airport,...

    09/16/2014 at 1:05 PM
  • More people getting Belonger status; fewer being naturalized
    More people getting Belon...

    Fresh data has revealed that the British Virgin Islands granted Belonger status to more persons last...

    09/16/2014 at 8:34 AM
 

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  • Tear-gassed in the cell?

    Tear-gassed in the cell?

    Devon Freeman has told the Magistrate’s Court that officers at Road Town Police Station threw tear-gas in his cell shortly after they allegedly claimed they were arresting him for his own safety because he had a large quantity of...

    09/15/2014 at 9:36 AM
  • NDP trying to poison my character, Fraser tells the press

    NDP trying to poison my character, Fraser tells the press

    Aspiring premier and member of the Opposition Julian Fraser has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of deliberately trying to fulfill what he describes as an election promise to poison his character. The claim comes...

    09/15/2014 at 9:05 AM
  • Industrious laid to rest at age 104

    Industrious laid to rest at age 104

    After a relatively lengthy sojourn on earth, the territory’s oldest man, William Industrious, was laid to rest in Cane Garden Bay on Saturday. His funeral was attended by scores of persons from all across the territory who decorated...

    09/15/2014 at 8:05 AM

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  • Contractor needed for VG works

    Contractor needed for VG works

    PRESS RELEASE - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (“BVIPA”) invites tenders for: The Construction of an expanded bulkhead and ancillary work, situated at St. Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda. The Project will be built to a Guaranteed...

    09/15/2014 at 5:27 AM
  • UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    Several hours of frantic search for 20-year-old Michael Poole have ended in shock and grief. His body was recovered from waters in the Road Reef area of Tortola on Sunday morning, two days after he went missing. The Royal Virgin Islands...

    09/14/2014 at 1:50 PM
  • Alleged thief ripped chain from victim’s neck – police

    Alleged thief ripped chain from victim’s neck – police

    An alleged thief accused of ripping pieces of jewellery from a man’s neck in broad daylight was bold enough to tell the police that at least one of the stolen items was not original, according to the prosecution. “That gold band...

    09/14/2014 at 1:00 PM

 
  • Murder victim identified as Nyron Olliverre

    Murder victim identified as Nyron Olliverre

    The territory has recorded its second murder since the start of the year; this after a man was last night shot and killed in Horsepath, Tortola. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has identified the victim as Nyron Olliverre...

    09/13/2014 at 8:42 AM
  • Economics – never an exact science

    Economics – never an exact science

    OPINION: The following narrative is part of a series of articles on issues affecting the global economy, relevant to the Virgin Islands. It uses the contemporary US economic model as analogy. It argues that economics and politics are...

    09/13/2014 at 8:33 AM
  • Man tries to unlock stolen phone in Road Town store, court hears

    Man tries to unlock stolen phone in Road Town store, court hears

    An alleged iPhone thief received $10,000 bail when he appeared in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday and was arraigned on a charge of theft. Nikita Naval pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo, and is to return...

    09/12/2014 at 3:31 PM

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  • ‘JAIL WORK’ – Walwyn hints at criminal breaches in harbour project

    ‘JAIL WORK’ – Walwyn hints at criminal breaches in harbour project

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn has suggested that there is enough evidence of criminality in the Auditor General’s report on the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour Development on Tortola, while Julian Fraser who is the former government minister...

    09/12/2014 at 11:40 AM
  • “Three telephone companies; one will die” – Skelton

    “Three telephone companies; one will die” – Skelton

    Another minister in the National Democratic Party government, Ronnie Skelton, has lamented the fact that a third telephone company was allowed to operate in the British Virgin Islands, adding that one of the three will collapse mainly...

    09/12/2014 at 11:39 AM
  • Bail offered in fake money case

    Bail offered in fake money case

    Old Plantation resident Kurt Rabsatt, who was allegedly held by police with fake money in his possession, was granted $20,000 bail during his court appearance on Friday, September 12. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo informed the...

    09/12/2014 at 11:38 AM