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  • OPINION: National visions and national development plans
    OPINION: National visions...

    By: Dickson Igwe The following article is part of a series of stories on politics and economics in the...

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

    Two men who allegedly broke into the Trellis Bay Market on Beef Island and stole a number of electronic...

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

    The British Virgin Islands (BVI), like all other countries in the Caribbean, would not be able to manage...

    10/17/2014 at 11:29 AM
 

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  • Red Bay development moving forward

    Red Bay development moving forward

    Plans to expand and make the territory’s fisheries proficient have begun to unfold with the initiation of works at the Red Bay Re-development site on Tortola. Ronald Smith-Berkeley, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Natural...

    10/16/2014 at 9:03 AM
  • Hard to fix early childhood education, admits Walwyn

    Hard to fix early childhood education, admits Walwyn

    While admitting that early childhood education is a fundamental pillar in the education system, Education Minister Myron Walwyn said it would not be easy for the government to take charge of the sector. He noted that it is now fully...

    10/16/2014 at 9:00 AM
  • BVI plans against Ebola

    BVI plans against Ebola

    PRESS RELEASE – The Government of the Virgin Islands is taking a proactive approach and is actively planning mitigation measures to manage the impact of Ebola, should it affect the Territory. The Ministry of Health and Social...

    10/16/2014 at 8:51 AM

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  • Skelton is back

    Skelton is back

    Health Minister Ronnie Skelton has returned to his homeland just over a week after he was flown out of the territory for medical treatment at Cleveland Clinic in Florida, USA. Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, during a public meeting at...

    10/16/2014 at 8:30 AM
  • More CARICOM countries ban visitors from Ebola-hit countries

    More CARICOM countries ban visitors from Ebola-hit countries

    Jamaica Gleaner - St Kitts and Nevis has joined the list of countries in the region to place a ban on people travelling from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as a precaution against the deadly Ebola virus. The same restrictions have...

    10/16/2014 at 8:14 AM
  • Come back home, CCT tells former customers in special campaign

    Come back home, CCT tells former customers in special campaign

    CCT Global Communications has rolled out a campaign which, among other things, targets long-time customers who have made the switch to other telecommunications providers. The HomeComing campaign, which runs from October 15 to November...

    10/16/2014 at 7:55 AM
 
  • OVERSEAS: Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-stricken countries

    OVERSEAS: Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-stricken countries

    Jamaica Gleaner - The Jamaican Government has issued an immediate travel ban against certain persons travelling directly or indirectly from or through the Ebola-affected West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. A...

    10/16/2014 at 6:51 AM
  • Cops developing first responder skills

    Cops developing first responder skills

    PRESS RELEASE - Eleven police officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are developing their first responder skills this week through training in Emergency Care and Treatment (ECAT). The course is organised by the...

    10/16/2014 at 6:17 AM
  • Electricity vehicle stolen, crashed during police chase

    Electricity vehicle stolen, crashed during police chase

    The BVI Electricity Corporation is pondering its next move after one of its orange pickup trucks was stolen on Tortola this month, and then damaged during a police chase. While confirming that the vehicle is still out of operation,...

    10/15/2014 at 4:07 PM

 
  • Maduro denies assaulting man during fuss over tourists

    Maduro denies assaulting man during fuss over tourists

    Malcolm Maduro, who is accused of assaulting a man during an argument over charter fees for tourists, denied the allegations during his trial in the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday (October 15). Maduro is facing charges of common...

    10/15/2014 at 2:35 PM
  • DPP office again laments budget cut, spends $18K less on travel

    DPP office again laments budget cut, spends $18K less on travel

    For at least two years straight, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has raised grave concern about the amount of funds it is being allocated by the government as a result of ‘severe’ austerity measures, adding...

    10/15/2014 at 1:07 PM
  • Price control needed, resident says amid calls for higher minimum wage

    Price control needed, resident says amid calls for higher minimum wage

    As the debate remains rife over whether there should be an increase in the minimum wage for the British Virgin Islands, a resident has advised that an increase would not mean much for workers unless the government establishes an agency...

    10/15/2014 at 12:34 PM

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  • ARREST BLOTTER: October 5 to 11, 2014

    ARREST BLOTTER: October 5 to 11, 2014

    By: Royal Virgin Islands Police Force ASSAULT CAUSING ACTUAL BODILY HARM 1. On 05-10-2014 about 1430hrs – Police arrested Delvin Leonard, 25, of West End for the offence of Assault Causing Actual Bodily Harm. 2. On 05-10-2014...

    10/15/2014 at 8:51 AM
  • VG meeting today as gov’t continues public outreach

    VG meeting today as gov’t continues public outreach

    Wednesday, October 15 - Members of the National Democratic Party government will descend on Virgin Gorda this evening as the administration headed by Dr. D. Orlando Smith continues to inform the public about major plans afoot as well...

    10/15/2014 at 8:51 AM
  • OVERSEAS: Police veteran charged in the USVI, woman complains about violence

    OVERSEAS: Police veteran charged in the USVI, woman complains about violence

    A police officer in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI) has been sent on leave without pay after he was slapped with a number of violence-related charges this week. Derick Greaves, a 23-year veteran officer assigned to the Executive...

    10/15/2014 at 8:00 AM