• Stranger gave me stolen scooter, Callwood allegedly told cops

    Glenville Callwood allegedly told police that it was an unknown man who gave him a stolen scooter which resulted in him ending up before the court on a charge of handling stolen goods, the prosecution said on Friday. Callwood, who appeared before Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo on Tortola, has pleaded not […]

    Stranger gave me stolen scooter, Callwood allegedly told cops
  • Population Too Small – Investor says BVI is otherwise good for investment

    Describing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as wealthy when compared to other Caribbean islands, Chief Executive Officer of Cable and Wireless Phil Bentley said the territory is also good for investments, despite it having a small human population. “It is a good place to invest in. In terms of the […]

    Population Too Small – Investor says BVI is otherwise good for investment
  • Flash flood watch upgraded to warning

    Friday, August 22 – The flash flood watch that was initially issued on Thursday evening for the British Virgin Islands has been upgraded to a flash flood warning, which will remain in effect until 8pm. A flash flood warning is issued when a flash flood (sudden, violent flood after heavy […]

    Flash flood watch upgraded to warning
  • Henry scores big in CXC, hopes to improve healthcare service

    Concerned about the quality of healthcare available to persons in the British Virgin Islands, Science student Marsha Henry, who recently was successful in nine Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, hopes to one day make a lasting impression on the quality of healthcare in the territory. “My biggest dream is to […]

    Henry scores big in CXC, hopes to improve healthcare service
  • Skelton playing politics with the elderly – Fahie

    While accusing Health Minister Ronnie Skelton of playing politics when he decided to scrap a state-funded transportation service in the First Electoral District which is dominated by the Opposition Virgin Islands Party, representative for the District Andrew Fahie has vowed to raise funds privately to resume the transportation service. The […]

    Skelton playing politics with the elderly – Fahie
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  • Politicians sorry as phones ring at the ‘wrong’ time
    Politicians sorry as phon...

    It is not unusual for legislators to be seen silently engrossed in cellular phone usage while the House...

    08/22/2014 at 8:30 AM
  • Pickering in charge until August 30
    Pickering in charge until...

    Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith is away from the territory until August 30. During...

    08/22/2014 at 7:00 AM
  • Wheatley wins new car
    Wheatley wins new car

    Brendelee Wheatley has emerged the lucky winner of a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport car in the...

    08/21/2014 at 8:30 PM
 
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  • “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    Fascinated by the idea of how the brain functions, Jordan Grant, who recently succeeded in 10 Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, has big dreams of one day rising to become a neurologist. “I want to pursue medicine –...

    08/20/2014 at 9:45 AM
  • Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Former Crown Counsel David Penn, whose service at the Attorney General’s Chambers was terminated last year after he stayed away from his workplace for a period longer than 10 days without the necessary permission, has lost the major...

    08/20/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    OPINION: It is now several days since what was supposed to be our annual Festival has ended. However, it was nothing more than a big party for those persons whose sole interest is partying. But to those of us who want to see improvements...

    08/20/2014 at 7:54 AM
 
  • They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    Minister of Social Development Ronnie Skelton has claimed that some members of the community are still pushing for the National Democratic Party government to cut public sector jobs, adding that such move would worsen the social problems...

    08/20/2014 at 7:52 AM
  • UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands – Police in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands have confirmed that nine-year-old Tenaji Wheately has been reunited with his family. The minor, who disappeared from an Estate Fortuna residence on Tuesday...

    08/20/2014 at 7:12 AM
  • Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Four days after being sworn in as Governor of the British Virgin Islands, John Duncan said he will, by the end of this year, make an informed decision as to whether he will order a Commission of Inquiry into the government’s controversial...

    08/19/2014 at 6:17 PM
 
 
  • “One complaint is one too many,” taxi operators told

    “One complaint is one too many,” taxi operators told

    While lauding majority of the territory’s taxi operators who are said to be courteously undertaking their job, the National Democratic Party government has lamented that some visitors have been complaining about poor service. Works...

    08/19/2014 at 8:01 AM
  • Phone stolen at festival village; teen arrested

    Phone stolen at festival village; teen arrested

    A teenager who allegedly stole a cellphone while at the Road Town Festival Village on Tortola has been arrested after police officers, with the help of advanced technology, tracked the device to his Sea Cow’s Bay residence. Information...

    08/19/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Cut the red tape – De Castro wants laws to ensure banks loosen lending policy

    Cut the red tape – De Castro wants laws to ensure banks loosen lending policy

    While claiming that a number of businesses have been going under because of the difficulty they face in accessing bank loans, social commentator Donald De Castro has hinted that the government should pass laws to ensure that financial...

    08/19/2014 at 7:50 AM