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  • Dress better, Miss BVI says while announcing youth campaign
    Dress better, Miss BVI sa...

    Jaynene Jno-Lewis, Miss British Virgin Islands 2014, has announced plans to embark on an educational...

    08/29/2014 at 8:50 AM
  • We try to separate each other in the Caribbean – Fraser laments
    We try to separate each o...

    Months after Education Minister Myron Walwyn accused him of hating anything from the rest of the Caribbean,...

    08/28/2014 at 1:45 PM
  • OVERSEAS: Jamaica’s agriculture minister dies
    OVERSEAS: Jamaica’s agric...

    Jamaica Gleaner - The Agriculture Minister, Roger Clarke, is dead. Clarke died in the United States this...

    08/28/2014 at 1:43 PM
 
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  • Retirees must go home – Fraser proposes rise in retirement age

    Retirees must go home – Fraser proposes rise in retirement age

    Under the leadership of Third District representative Julian Fraser, a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government would make it mandatory for public sector retirees to leave their respective jobs at age 65. Sixty-five years, Fraser argued,...

    08/28/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Cops sent home as corruption probe deepens

    Cops sent home as corruption probe deepens

    Investigations into alleged corruption within the ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have led to a number of police officers being sent on compulsory leave Wednesday, BVI News Online understands. Acting spokesperson...

    08/27/2014 at 11:24 PM
  • Man overstays in territory for 12 years

    Man overstays in territory for 12 years

    A Dominican Republic man who overstayed his time in the territory for a period of 12 years is to be sentenced on Friday. The Spanish-speaking man, Luis Quinones-Zayas, pleaded guilty earlier this month to the charge of remaining in...

    08/27/2014 at 3:53 PM
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  • Middle class wiped out? Fraser claims small businesses are doing staff a favour

    Middle class wiped out? Fraser claims small businesses are doing staff a favour

    Opposition member Julian Fraser has claimed that a lot of small business operators are doing employees a favour by keeping them on staff, adding that the middle class has been wiped out as a result of the economic challenges facing...

    08/27/2014 at 8:17 AM
  • Ambrose shines in CXC exams

    Ambrose shines in CXC exams

    Carrying out little experiments with fire, perfume and almost any chemical he could get his hands on; that was how Science student Wynt-Lee Ambrose would spend his idle days during his pre-teen years. After recently copping nine Caribbean...

    08/27/2014 at 8:16 AM
  • Devil may use Tortola as a base – Bishop Gordon

    Devil may use Tortola as a base – Bishop Gordon

    The Devil is likely to establish a base on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands as a result of various factors, especially the island’s geographical location, said Bishop Richardo Gordon who visited the territory recently. “If...

    08/27/2014 at 8:00 AM
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  • OPINION: Smoothing the BVI rough roads

    OPINION: Smoothing the BVI rough roads

    By: Edgar Leonard (contributor) The VI road network, one of the most highly visible infrastructure and a vital transportation mode,  comprises approximately 200 km or 124 centre line miles of paved, along with many more  miles of...

    08/27/2014 at 7:43 AM
  • Reading campaign launched by CCT

    Reading campaign launched by CCT

    Telecoms provider CCT has rolled out a new campaign that seeks to encourage children and adults to get into the habit of reading. The campaign will also see teachers, parents, children, caregivers and ordinary CCT customers benefitting...

    08/27/2014 at 6:22 AM
  • Limited commercial space at Tortola Pier Park

    Limited commercial space at Tortola Pier Park

    PRESS RELEASE: The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has limited commercial space available on the upper floors of the buildings at its new cruise pier development, Tortola Pier Park. Interested businesses including banks, trust companies,...

    08/27/2014 at 6:05 AM
 
 
  • I cried tears of joy, says top achiever Lean Francis

    I cried tears of joy, says top achiever Lean Francis

    Lean Francis, 17, has advised her peers to ‘burn the midnight oil’ in order to achieve. “Work very hard [and] put in extra time and dedication to your studies,” she added. Francis threw out the challenge on the heels of her...

    08/26/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • “They nasty on the phone” – Henry blasts cable company, some of its employees

    “They nasty on the phone” – Henry blasts cable company, some of its employees

    Social commentator Julio ‘Sam’ Henry has launched a broadside against BVI Cable TV, claiming that the company’s customer service is nasty and lousy, while calling for the manager to address the matter urgently. While making the...

    08/26/2014 at 7:58 AM
  • Leonard hit with vehicle during fight on VG, court hears

    Leonard hit with vehicle during fight on VG, court hears

    Sherwin Leonard, who is accused of slapping another man with a cutlass few months ago, ended up in hospital after the alleged victim retaliated and used a vehicle to hit him, according to prosecutors. Following the incident which unfolded...

    08/26/2014 at 7:32 AM
 
  • OPINION: Are we dreaming up our class, but living down our lives?

    OPINION: Are we dreaming up our class, but living down our lives?

    EDITORIAL NOTE: The following article was published exactly as submitted by contributor A.C Frett Now that the Music has stopped, what have we accomplished? The Celebrations are fast becoming distant Memories but Emancipation has yet...

    08/26/2014 at 7:29 AM
  • Warner cops gold at Youth Olympics

    Warner cops gold at Youth Olympics

    BVI Athletics Association (press release): With a little help from her new found friends from around the world - several of who didn’t speak her language  – the BVI’s Lakeisha “Mimi” Warner won a Youth Olympic Games...

    08/25/2014 at 2:41 PM
  • PHOTOS: Softball result

    PHOTOS: Softball result

    PRESS RELEASE - Pirates defeated Power Outage 7-5. Pirates had 7 runs, 6 hits, 5 errors and left 7 runners on base. Power Outage had 5 runs, 5 hits, 5 errors and left 6 runners on base. The winning pitcher was Allen Smith and the loser...

    08/25/2014 at 2:39 PM