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  • 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...

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

    A Rastafarian who was allegedly found with a quantity of marijuana has reportedly told the police that...

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

    Two natives of the British Virgin Islands who reside in the Parham Town area of Tortola have been taken...

    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

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  • Penn to pay more than $17K or go to prison

    Penn to pay more than $17K or go to prison

    After pleading guilty regarding a case in which he sold a go-fast boat belonging to one of his customers, East End resident Sylvan Penn was told to fork out $17,500 in cash within the next six months or spend time at Her Majesty’s...

    06/26/2015 at 7:07 AM
  • Basketball: Two important meeting dates

    Basketball: Two important meeting dates

    PRESS RELEASE - As momentum builds for the opening of the highly anticipated Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League scheduled for August 15, 2015 to November 1, 2015, the League has announced two new important dates. Meeting...

    06/26/2015 at 7:06 AM
  • Oops!

    Oops!

    A motorist narrowly escaped injuries few hours before daybreak today (June 26) when his Mitsubishi Outlander careened off the roadway in the Zion Hill area of Tortola, and almost overturned. The driver, who was heading home from an...

    06/26/2015 at 6:12 AM

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  • Major cleanup of vector hotspot, JDV

    Major cleanup of vector hotspot, JDV

    Government Information Service - The Department of Waste Management will be spearheading a cleanup campaign on Jost Van Dyke from July 4 to 6 in an effort to mitigate vector borne diseases like Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue Fever. Manager,...

    06/26/2015 at 6:10 AM
  • Behave yourself, Guyana tells Venezuela

    Behave yourself, Guyana tells Venezuela

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Guyana has called on Venezuela, to “behave itself” as the two South American countries continue to seek public support for its position regarding the ongoing border dispute between them. Minister of...

    06/26/2015 at 5:24 AM
  • Stevens leaving ESHS, to head Bregado Flax

    Stevens leaving ESHS, to head Bregado Flax

    Glenda Stevens will be the new principal of Bregado Flax Educational Centre on Virgin Gorda when the state-owned school reopens in September. Stevens is currently a teacher at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on Tortola. Acting...

    06/25/2015 at 10:02 PM

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  • Walwyn had ‘very good’ band talk with USVI

    Walwyn had ‘very good’ band talk with USVI

    Following his first band-related meeting with the recently elected government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI), Culture Minister Myron Walwyn said it appears the current acting governor of the USVI – Osbert Potter – is committed...

    06/25/2015 at 3:50 PM
  • Love children, but don’t support their wrong!

    Love children, but don’t support their wrong!

    While urging fathers to bring their children together if they live in different households or have separate mothers, mentor Kenric George said they should also desist from supporting children in their wrongdoings. “You have to correct...

    06/25/2015 at 12:27 PM
  • Vanterpool totally dissatisfied with TRC speed

    Vanterpool totally dissatisfied with TRC speed

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Disappointed and totally dissatisfied; that is how minister responsible for telecommunications Mark Vanterpool said he feels about the speed at which the state-run Telecommunications Regulatory...

    06/25/2015 at 9:08 AM

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  • Ex-con sues commissioner, loses

    Ex-con sues commissioner, loses

    Ex-convict Mario Matthew has lost a lawsuit he filed against the Commissioner of Police for damage done to his vehicle during a major police operation, as well as during his period of imprisonment. The High Court heard that, shortly...

    06/25/2015 at 9:05 AM
  • Court: Facebook should hand over ‘revenge porn’ ID

    Court: Facebook should hand over ‘revenge porn’ ID

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) – A Dutch court on Thursday ordered Facebook to hand over the identity of someone who posted a revenge porn video on the social network, or face having its servers opened up to an outside investigator. The...

    06/25/2015 at 8:26 AM
  • Cuba’s popularity concerns Caribbean officials

    Cuba’s popularity concerns Caribbean officials

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Caribbean tourism officials are pushing for a partnership with the US government because of concerns that warming relations between the US and Cuba will result in a significant loss of visitors to the...

    06/25/2015 at 7:36 AM

 
  • ATM for improved experience – Ports Authorty

    ATM for improved experience – Ports Authorty

    The BVI Ports Authority said an automated teller machine (ATM), which was installed recently at the Road Town Jetty, is part of an effort to improve guest experience. “The ATM was installed to benefit the travelling public and residents,...

    06/25/2015 at 7:35 AM
  • Pool your resources, Walwyn encourages grads

    Pool your resources, Walwyn encourages grads

    While stating that more persons in the territory need to partner to open businesses, Education Minister Myron Walwyn yesterday encouraged a group of technical studies graduates to make the bold move. He pitched the idea while noting...

    06/25/2015 at 7:34 AM
  • Disaster programme accreditation lauded

    Disaster programme accreditation lauded

    Government Information Service - Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has lauded the recent international accreditation conferred upon the National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP) as “an outstanding achievement and...

    06/25/2015 at 7:21 AM
 
  • St Georges beat First Impression to win cricket clash

    St Georges beat First Impression to win cricket clash

    PRESS RELEASE - For one day (Wednesday 17th June, 2015), the Roger Allen Hodge Softball Field in Sea Cows Bay became home to the West Indies Cricket Board/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival and nearly 100 youngsters from six different...

    06/25/2015 at 6:21 AM
  • $50K to be won as Digicel turns up the heat

    $50K to be won as Digicel turns up the heat

    PRESS RELEASE – Digicel, the BVI’s bigger, better network, is turning up the heat throughout the summer by offering its valued customer’s a chance to win $50,000 in cash and prizes with its “Red Hot Summer” promotion. Lucky...

    06/25/2015 at 5:58 AM
  • Guilty – Drunk driver racks up bill of over $19K

    Guilty – Drunk driver racks up bill of over $19K

    The court has heard that drunk driver Estervan Jefferson racked up costs amounting to over $19,000 when he drove away a motor vehicle belonging to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and crashed it into another vehicle last year. When...

    06/24/2015 at 1:43 PM