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  • Parsons among former librarians honoured
    Parsons among former libr...

    Former lawmaker Eileen Parsons was among past librarians honoured today at the opening ceremony for...

    04/20/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Man chokes lover’s baby daddy
    Man chokes lover’s baby d...

    A native of St. Vincent and the Grenadines who reportedly choked his girlfriend’s ex-lover during...

    04/20/2015 at 7:56 AM
  • False Alarm: Wheatley says sorry
    False Alarm: Wheatley say...

    A Virgin Gorda family has lashed out publicly against aspiring politician Natalio ‘Sowande’ Wheatley...

    04/20/2015 at 7:34 AM
 

 
  • No hopeless cases

    No hopeless cases

    There was a time when, if you had called me an idiot, I would have been highly offended. Thankfully, I cannot recall anyone ever calling me that, to my face (although we can never be sure of what’s being said about us, behind our...

    04/20/2015 at 6:48 AM
  • Draft system returns to basketball league

    Draft system returns to basketball league

    PRESS RELEASE - As momentum continues to build for the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League slated to bounce off on August 15, 2015 its popular draft system will return as all players from last year are expected...

    04/20/2015 at 6:34 AM
  • Historic Crowning: Mya Brown & Akeem Stanley

    Historic Crowning: Mya Brown & Akeem Stanley

    Akeem Stanley and Mya Brown have emerged respective winners of the Mr and Ms Fifth Form competitions held overnight among students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on Tortola. The contest endured a number of glitches to end on a...

    04/19/2015 at 1:15 PM

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  • Old Madrid staging football clash

    Old Madrid staging football clash

    The Old Madrid Football Club has announced that it will be staging a 9-a-side football tournament from May 10 to June 21 at the Greenland playing field, Tortola. All matches in the fund-raising tournament – dubbed The Nations’...

    04/19/2015 at 11:28 AM
  • Revealed – Seven vying for titles on VG

    Revealed – Seven vying for titles on VG

    More information has been provided about the persons vying for the Miss Georgeous and Mr. GQ competitions, scheduled to be held on Saturday (April 25) at the Catholic Community Centre in Virgin Gorda. The number of women seeking the...

    04/19/2015 at 11:14 AM
  • Honourable 15%: greed is never satisfied

    Honourable 15%: greed is never satisfied

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor A story on corruption in the British Virgin Islands states that the one effective way of defeating the corruption beast is at the ballot box. Now, this Old Boy was clearly angered a few days ago. He received...

    04/18/2015 at 8:37 AM

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  • Skelton accused of fueling teen fight

    Skelton accused of fueling teen fight

    Thirty-nine year-old Kharim Skelton who allegedly attacked a group of teenage boys – one of whom had a fight with his son – has been granted $50,000 bail in the Magistrate’s Court. He is charged with being armed with...

    04/17/2015 at 3:29 PM
  • I hate drugs  – Letty Hodge

    I hate drugs – Letty Hodge

    Violet Letty Hodge who is on trial for gun and drug charges has described the allegations against her as ‘nothing but lies,’ adding that she has an aversion for illegal drugs because of its destructive nature. “I can’t...

    04/17/2015 at 10:14 AM
  • Mark notes positive feedback as election nears

    Mark notes positive feedback as election nears

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While suggesting that the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has done everything within its power to derail the government’s major infrastructural projects, Works Minister Mark Vanterpool...

    04/17/2015 at 8:01 AM

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  • Auditor General sidelined for PWC, Fahie claims

    Auditor General sidelined for PWC, Fahie claims

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Andrew Fahie, a member of the parliamentary opposition, has stopped just short of claiming that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government broke the law by sidelining the Auditor General in...

    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 talents, intellect and poise as they compete for the titles of Mr. and Miss Fifth Form on Saturday, April 18. This year’s pageant...

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

    BVI among top 5 in writing contest

    Richard Georges, a senior English and Literature lecturer at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), has been shortlisted in one of the Caribbean’s leading emerging writers’ competition. He has been named among five persons...

    04/17/2015 at 6:43 AM

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  • 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

 
  • $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