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  • Walwyn spending the money wisely – Premier Smith
    Walwyn spending the money...

    While declaring that Education Minister Myron Walwyn has been spending taxpayers’ money wisely, Premier...

    09/01/2014 at 8:10 AM
  • OVERSEAS: Man guilty of murder after dog kills woman
    OVERSEAS: Man guilty of m...

    LANCASTER, California (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls...

    09/01/2014 at 6:15 AM
  • “Send me back to my country,” says man who overstays for 12 years
    “Send me back to my count...

    Luis Quinones-Zayas, who was arrested and charged for overstaying in the British Virgin Islands for 12...

    08/31/2014 at 11:55 AM
 
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  • House wrongfully adjourned, Opposition claims in letter to Speaker

    House wrongfully adjourned, Opposition claims in letter to Speaker

    The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has suggested that the August 14 sitting of the House of Assembly was not legally dismissed, adding that it is bent on upholding the legacy of the said institution. In a letter to Speaker of...

    08/30/2014 at 10:02 AM
  • Focus on youths as BVIFA celebrates 40 years

    Focus on youths as BVIFA celebrates 40 years

    Noting that young footballers in the territory have been showing great improvement and dedication that may one day put the British Virgin Islands on the football map, the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) said one of its focuses will...

    08/30/2014 at 10:00 AM
  • OPINION: Telecoms Bogeymen

    OPINION: Telecoms Bogeymen

    By: Dickson Igwe (contributor) Poor internet and questionable cell phone services are simply part of a wider culture of poor customer service, and low service expectations, in the Virgin Islands. This must change if these islands are...

    08/30/2014 at 9:54 AM
 
  • Inmates to get teacher, told of many opportunities outside prison

    Inmates to get teacher, told of many opportunities outside prison

    Minister in charge of prison Myron Walwyn on Friday announced plans to assign a school teacher to Her Majesty’s Prison to help inmates pursue academic studies, adding that the territory is growing fast and those behind bars cannot...

    08/29/2014 at 4:47 PM
  • Don’t blame me for everything, Walwyn tells educators

    Don’t blame me for everything, Walwyn tells educators

    While commending educators and challenging them to unite around a common goal for the betterment of the British Virgin Islands, Education Minister Myron Walwyn on Thursday expressed surprise over ‘school children’ reports that...

    08/29/2014 at 10:14 AM
  • Hodge earns 10 subjects in CXC

    Hodge earns 10 subjects in CXC

    Holding the rank of Corporal in the Cadet Unit while at Elmore Stoutt High School, 18-year-old Gidget Hodge knows what it means to work hard to achieve her goals. It was this mentality that saw her securing nine Caribbean Examination...

    08/29/2014 at 10:12 AM
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  • “We can win this election”

    “We can win this election”

    “We can win this election; we can win it, but we need committed people,” declared the Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Julian Fraser, during a party meeting in his constituency on Wednesday. He also admitted...

    08/29/2014 at 10:11 AM
  • “It is wrong” – Opposition again blasts gov’t over taxes, subsidy to merchants

    “It is wrong” – Opposition again blasts gov’t over taxes, subsidy to merchants

    The National Democratic Party (NDP) government again has been blasted for imposing a number of taxes on goods and services such as travel to St. Thomas, as well as its decision to allocate incentives to merchants who are said to be...

    08/29/2014 at 8:52 AM
  • Dress better, Miss BVI says while announcing youth campaign

    Dress better, Miss BVI says while announcing youth campaign

    Jaynene Jno-Lewis, Miss British Virgin Islands 2014, has announced plans to embark on an educational campaign to get young people in the territory to – among other things – curb provocative dressing. The former United States Navy...

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

    We try to separate each other in the Caribbean – Fraser laments

    Months after Education Minister Myron Walwyn accused him of hating anything from the rest of the Caribbean, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser has declared that he intends to improve relations between the British Virgin...

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

    OVERSEAS: Jamaica’s agriculture minister dies

    Jamaica Gleaner - The Agriculture Minister, Roger Clarke, is dead. Clarke died in the United States this morning where he was recuperating following surgery for a back condition. It’s reported that the former agriculture minister...

    08/28/2014 at 1:43 PM
  • “It is not fair to judge me on my past action” – Fraser

    “It is not fair to judge me on my past action” – Fraser

    Aspiring premier Julian Fraser has charged persons not to judge him by the things he did while he served in different ministerial positions years ago, adding that he is now a changed man. “It is not fair to judge me on my past action,...

    08/28/2014 at 9:14 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
  • 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
  • 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