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  • Wife allegedly wounds husband
    Wife allegedly wounds hus...

    BVI News Online understands that a female has been nabbed by police following allegations that she stabbed...

    10/22/2014 at 8:41 AM
  • Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired
    Police release man on Ane...

    Police said they have released the man they had detained in relation to a recent fight on Anegada, and...

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

    The government has promised to hold further talks with authorities in the United States Virgin Islands...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM
 

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  • 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
  • “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

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  • 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
  • Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman Pastor Gregory George has raised concern that two water-selling companies with similar names have been given licenses to operate on Virgin Gorda, adding that the government should do something about entrepreneurs with big...

    10/21/2014 at 8:05 AM
  • Some pastors giving bad advice, says retired counsellor

    Some pastors giving bad advice, says retired counsellor

    Retired counsellor Maris Hodge-Wright said more pastors should be educated on how to deal with victims of domestic violence, adding that victims are often advised to stay in marriages despite suffering serious harm. Hodge-Wright, who...

    10/21/2014 at 8:01 AM

 

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  • Pistorius gets 5 years

    Pistorius gets 5 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows today to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa...

    10/21/2014 at 6:04 AM
  • PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    Scores of persons turned out on Sunday for the BVI Soap Box Derby hosted by Caribbean Insurers Limited and the BVI Motorsports Associations. The event held at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay was to raise donations...

    10/20/2014 at 12:11 PM
  • Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Jamaica Observer - VETERAN reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday. He was 69. Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing. “John died at 2:40 am English time. His [John’s]...

    10/20/2014 at 11:00 AM
 
  • Group pledges to complete room at new hospital

    Group pledges to complete room at new hospital

    A rehabilitation suite in the Physiotherapy Unit at the new Peebles Hospital is to be completed by the end of this year; thanks to The Green Team at TMF (BVI) Limited. The team has pledged to complete the suite which is called the...

    10/20/2014 at 10:42 AM
  • Infrastructural works to start in Thomas Land following contract signing

    Infrastructural works to start in Thomas Land following contract signing

    In an effort to improve the quality of the public infrastructure in the territory, the government has signed a contract for slope stabilisation and retaining wall rehabilitation in Thomas Land, Tortola. At a ceremony on October 16,...

    10/20/2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Suspect identified in Anegada shooting – RVIPF

    Suspect identified in Anegada shooting – RVIPF

    A suspect has been identified in relation to a shooting incident on Anegada Friday night (October 17), according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). No one was injured. “Following reports of a firearm being discharged...

    10/18/2014 at 9:29 PM

 
  • OPINION: National visions and national development plans

    OPINION: National visions and national development plans

    By: Dickson Igwe The following article is part of a series of stories on politics and economics in the Virgin Islands, in the run up to general elections in early 2016. The narrative urges the need for visionary politics. It argues...

    10/18/2014 at 9:47 AM
  • Men deny removing snacks from Trellis Bay Market

    Men deny removing snacks from Trellis Bay Market

    Two men who allegedly broke into the Trellis Bay Market on Beef Island and stole a number of electronic items and snacks told the court on Friday morning that Cheetos and Ribenas were never part of the alleged loot. Rondell Calliste...

    10/17/2014 at 4:59 PM
  • Outside help would be needed if Ebola arrives, Deputy Premier indicates

    Outside help would be needed if Ebola arrives, Deputy Premier indicates

    The British Virgin Islands (BVI), like all other countries in the Caribbean, would not be able to manage on its own if Ebola arrives on the territory’s shores. That view was shared this week by Deputy Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering,...

    10/17/2014 at 11:29 AM

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