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  • “Spirituality is at an all-time low”
    “Spirituality is at an al...

    More members of the clergy have publicly lamented what they consider to be the dramatic fall in spirituality...

    04/01/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Lee pleads guilty to having unregistered dogs
    Lee pleads guilty to havi...

    Land surveyor Alvin Lee was brought before the Magistrate’s Court on Friday to answer to two charges...

    04/01/2015 at 7:59 AM
  • Boater allegedly flees accident scene
    Boater allegedly flees ac...

    A man who was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run boating accident that injured Nanny Cay resident Dean...

    04/01/2015 at 7:36 AM
 

 
  • No more ‘quick’ bail for gun offenders in Trinidad

    No more ‘quick’ bail for gun offenders in Trinidad

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) – There will be no bail for up to 120 days if a person over the age of 18 is caught with an illegal gun or accused of using a gun in the commission of a crime. The Bail (Amendment) Bill...

    04/01/2015 at 6:01 AM
  • Digicel announces Easter special

    Digicel announces Easter special

    Press Release, Wednesday, April 1 - Digicel BVI today announced a variety of special Easter treats for its customers. All customers who top up $15 or more, or are in good standing with their bill, have a chance to win a share of $5,000...

    04/01/2015 at 4:07 AM
  • Voters searching but can’t find – Callwood

    Voters searching but can’t find – Callwood

    Elton Callwood is not prepared to guess which of the political parties will win the next general election, but he has expressed certainty that the territory’s electorate has been searching for an elusive type of governance that...

    03/31/2015 at 2:29 PM

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  • Pickering’s anti-union stance irks lobbyist

    Pickering’s anti-union stance irks lobbyist

    A declaration by Labour Minister Dr. Kedrick Pickering that the British Virgin Islands can be considered blessed to have been without a trade union has irked the Acting President of the Virgin Islands Workers’ Union, Donald DeCastro,...

    03/31/2015 at 12:51 PM
  • Opposition secures historic win in Nigeria

    Opposition secures historic win in Nigeria

    British Broadcasting Corporation - Nigerian presidential poll has been won by Muhammadu Buhari, in the country’s first election victory by the opposition. His opponent, Goodluck Jonathan, has conceded defeat and called Gen Buhari...

    03/31/2015 at 12:46 PM
  • Poor applications received daily – Wheatley

    Poor applications received daily – Wheatley

    Most of the territory’s young people who have approached the Youth Employment Programme (YEP) for assistance in finding jobs have not been properly selling themselves to prospective employers, according to coordinator of the programme...

    03/31/2015 at 12:46 PM

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  • CWC/Columbus merger finalized

    CWC/Columbus merger finalized

    Press Release, Tuesday, March 31, - Cable and Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) announced today that it has completed its US$1.85bn acquisition of 100% of the equity of Columbus International Inc. Commenting on the completion of the...

    03/31/2015 at 12:29 PM
  • Grounds finally broken for medical centre

    Grounds finally broken for medical centre

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff The National Democratic Party government yesterday broke grounds for the long-awaited construction of the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre which, upon completion, will operate on...

    03/31/2015 at 9:22 AM
  • Goodbye Quinton

    Goodbye Quinton

    As persons gathered at the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church yesterday to bid farewell to eight-year-old Quinton Mills who died suddenly on March 18, there were glowing tributes about the youngster who many said was never afraid to live...

    03/31/2015 at 7:40 AM

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  • Bipolar man assaults Good Samaritan?

    Bipolar man assaults Good Samaritan?

    A senior government official was seemingly spared the wrath of a mental health patient who was allegedly stopped in his tracks when he was seen trailing the official with a piece of concrete block. It is alleged that the mental health...

    03/31/2015 at 7:38 AM
  • Don’t blog at work, Premier tells youth

    Don’t blog at work, Premier tells youth

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has urged dozens of youngsters seeking employment to steer clear of social networking sites such as Facebook, as well as news sites and blogging while on the job. He said such activities should be delayed...

    03/31/2015 at 7:00 AM
  • BVI bown out of CONCACAF

    BVI bown out of CONCACAF

    PRESS RELEASE: Needing to win by two clear goals after losing the “home” leg to Dominica, 3-2, the BVI were held goalless in the away leg at Windsor Park, Roseau, of the first round of CONCACAF  World Cup qualifiers and bowed...

    03/31/2015 at 5:30 AM

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  • Teacher allegedly assaulted at school

    Teacher allegedly assaulted at school

    BVI News Online has been informed that police officers were, few days ago, summoned to the Claudia Creque Educational Centre on Anegada, where a male student allegedly assaulted a female teacher. The student is attached to the school’s...

    03/30/2015 at 5:45 PM
  • Young people deserve more than basketball – Walwyn

    Young people deserve more than basketball – Walwyn

    While launching a youth-related website and another employment initiative for young people during a ceremony at Maria’s By The Sea this morning, Minister responsible for youth affairs Myron Walwyn declared that leaders should understand...

    03/30/2015 at 1:57 PM
  • Freedom of Speech: Where do we draw the line?

    Freedom of Speech: Where do we draw the line?

    By attorney-at-law Stephen Daniels (Contributor) The late Ronald Dworkin, a legal philosopher who had dominated Anglo-American Jurisprudence, in his effort – “Law’s Empire”, posited that, – “we live in and by the law”. However,...

    03/30/2015 at 12:15 PM

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  • Magistrate tackles David Penn

    Magistrate tackles David Penn

    The behaviour of another attorney has infuriated Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards, who has claimed that the general standard of behaviour coming from lawyers who practice in the Magistrate’s Court has plummeted. Magistrate Richards...

    03/30/2015 at 9:16 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: Man of service, Baltimore

    INSPIRE BVI: Man of service, Baltimore

    Having left the rigours of day-to-day policing behind him five years ago, retired Chief Police Inspector McKenzie Baltimore has been trying to keep crime under control by targeting the minds of the territory’s most vulnerable. “I...

    03/30/2015 at 8:18 AM
  • Moorehead gets 3 years for gun

    Moorehead gets 3 years for gun

    Kevin Moorehead has been sentenced to three years at Her Majesty’s Prison after he was found with an illegal gun and ammunition. The illegal items were found in a rented vehicle that Moorehead was driving back in 2011. Magistrate...

    03/30/2015 at 7:43 AM

 
  • Off the scale!

    Off the scale!

    “…God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.” (Romans 12:3) Imagine this with me: I’m a Stand-up comedienne performing before a large crowd (oh, how I dread standing before large crowds!). Comedy is not for the faint-hearted...

    03/30/2015 at 6:51 AM
  • PHOTOS: New pier opens up to Carnival

    PHOTOS: New pier opens up to Carnival

    Ahead of the official opening of the cruise ship pier which is scheduled for April 29, local authorities yesterday converged at the facility in Road Town to welcome the first vessel to dock at the newly expanded pier. Carnival Liberty,...

    03/29/2015 at 2:44 PM
  • Green shoots and the feel good factor!

    Green shoots and the feel good factor!

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor During a recession or a long period of economic stagnation, the “green shoots’’ of recovery are a sign of better times ahead. These green shoots begin with increased consumer spending. An increase...

    03/28/2015 at 10:46 AM

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