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  • Auditor General sidelined for PWC, Fahie claims
    Auditor General sidelined...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Andrew Fahie, a member of the parliamentary opposition, has stopped...

    04/17/2015 at 7:35 AM
  • Who will win?
    Who will win?

    Government Information Service - Eleven students from the Elmore Stoutt High School will showcase their...

    04/17/2015 at 6:44 AM
  • BVI among top 5 in writing contest
    BVI among top 5 in writin...

    Richard Georges, a senior English and Literature lecturer at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC),...

    04/17/2015 at 6:43 AM
 

 
  • FIFA rep arrives

    FIFA rep arrives

    Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan, vice-president and candidate for the presidency of FIFA, arrived in the British Virgin Islands yesterday (April 16) to make a courtesy call on Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, visit the site of the...

    04/17/2015 at 5:28 AM
  • Road loan is a ‘prudent’ investment – SSB

    Road loan is a ‘prudent’ investment – SSB

    Chairman of the Social Security Board (SSB) Paul Webster has described as prudent, the Board’s move to lend the National Democratic Party government $16 million to undertake road repairs throughout the British Virgin Islands. “The...

    04/16/2015 at 3:42 PM
  • Smith freed in major drug case

    Smith freed in major drug case

    Lucien Smith who was charged jointly with Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge for conspiracy to import cocaine has been set free. The charge against him was dismissed after Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo today (April 16) upheld a no...

    04/16/2015 at 2:55 PM

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  • Gov’t pressing ahead with ‘ship wedding’ Bill

    Gov’t pressing ahead with ‘ship wedding’ Bill

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Amid concerns that the British Virgin Islands gets only 2 percent of the wedding destination business coming into the Caribbean, the government has promised to – among things – fulfill its...

    04/16/2015 at 11:13 AM
  • Student knocked unconscious amid concerns

    Student knocked unconscious amid concerns

    There are renewed calls for more to be done to rid Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) of students deemed uncontrollable, following an incident yesterday in which a student was reportedly knocked unconscious by one of his peers who is...

    04/16/2015 at 10:01 AM
  • Premier undermines Ralph O’Neal, Neil Smith?

    Premier undermines Ralph O’Neal, Neil Smith?

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While claiming that the financial and auditing woes of the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration resulted mainly from the world economic recession, a total of five storms and the Peebles...

    04/16/2015 at 9:02 AM

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  • $1.5M school proposed for VG

    $1.5M school proposed for VG

    Plans are in the pipeline for the construction of a school in Virgin Gorda at a cost of $1.5 million. The school, which is to be named Ciboney Centre of Excellence, forms part of the expansion of St. Mary’s School at Handsome...

    04/16/2015 at 7:15 AM
  • Island Revelry wins VG parade

    Island Revelry wins VG parade

    Island Revelry Fun Troupe has won the 2015 Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Parade, according to the committee that organized the recently held competition. The BVI Cancer Society (Virgin Gorda Branch) finished in second position. Third...

    04/16/2015 at 6:39 AM
  • Concerns raised as woman shows breasts in video

    Concerns raised as woman shows breasts in video

    Director of Community Mental Health Dr. Virginia Rubaine has discouraged members of the community from capturing photos and videos of mentally challenged persons, and then have them posted on the internet. She gave the advice when...

    04/15/2015 at 9:10 PM

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  • Consultant hired to assist with youth policy

    Consultant hired to assist with youth policy

    Dwynette Eversley, a consultant and youth development specialist at Eversley Links and Leads Inc, has been hired to support the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports in ensuring the successful completion of initiatives relating to...

    04/15/2015 at 9:00 PM
  • American Airlines likely to return, signs MOU

    American Airlines likely to return, signs MOU

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff American Airlines has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of the British Virgin Islands, indicating that it will strongly consider operating direct flights between...

    04/15/2015 at 12:38 PM
  • Baby dies suddenly after fever on VG

    Baby dies suddenly after fever on VG

    A seven-month-old male has died suddenly on Virgin Gorda, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has confirmed. It stated that Kamron Philbert Jr was pronounced dead on Monday morning (April 13) after ‘arriving unresponsive’ at...

    04/15/2015 at 11:06 AM

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  • Bob Hodge had police protection – Drug Kingpin

    Bob Hodge had police protection – Drug Kingpin

    A Colombian drug kingpin has testified that Earl ‘Bob’ Hodge often boasted to him that he (Hodge) would not have been caught by United States authorities, because of his connections with members of the Royal Virgin Islands...

    04/15/2015 at 11:00 AM
  • ‘Irresponsible’ – NDP blasts VIP for audit pileup

    ‘Irresponsible’ – NDP blasts VIP for audit pileup

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has accused the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration of irresponsibly creating a backlog of accounting duties, adding that such action resulted in his...

    04/15/2015 at 8:10 AM
  • Letty to take the stand

    Letty to take the stand

    Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge who has been implicated in a major drug operation is to testify in the Magistrate’s Court following more damming claims made against her; this time by prosecution witness Roberto Mendez Hurtado who is also...

    04/15/2015 at 7:18 AM

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  • Admin complex spruced up

    Admin complex spruced up

    The government’s Central Administration Complex is receiving a few beautification upgrades, with new treated picnic benches. Works began this week at the back of the administration building where six new benches are being installed. Facilities...

    04/15/2015 at 6:19 AM
  • Cops hit the streets again, issue 65 tickets

    Cops hit the streets again, issue 65 tickets

    The police said they issued a total of 65 traffic tickets to motorists who either used their phones while driving or failed to wear seatbelts in the East End area of Tortola last week Friday (April 11), adding that other major operations...

    04/14/2015 at 5:26 PM
  • Evidence missing in Letty’s drug case

    Evidence missing in Letty’s drug case

    The court has been left baffled by the disappearance of photographs and video footage that the police captured on the day they raided Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge’s home at Frenchman’s Cay, Tortola. The revelation was made...

    04/14/2015 at 4:12 PM

 
  • BVI not ready for gay marriages – John B

    BVI not ready for gay marriages – John B

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff As BVI News Online wraps up its stories from an exclusive telephone interview with confessed homosexual John B, the Caribbean native who now resides in the United States said the Virgin Islands...

    04/14/2015 at 3:00 PM
  • One held after burglary at Carrot Bay youth centre

    One held after burglary at Carrot Bay youth centre

    Police have taken a Windy Hill resident into custody in relation to items stolen from the Carrot Bay Seventh Day Adventist Church Youth Centre on Tortola. It is not yet clear if charges have been laid. BVI News Online has been reliably...

    04/14/2015 at 2:42 PM
  • ‘The time has come for change’ – Turnbull

    ‘The time has come for change’ – Turnbull

    Quito Rhymer, businessman and supporter of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), has introduced Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull as the party’s candidate in the Second Electoral District, adding that the aspiring politician is known...

    04/14/2015 at 12:00 PM