• BREAKING NEWS: Wheatley wins new car

    Brendelee Wheatley has emerged the lucky winner of a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport car in the Digicel ‘Scratch and Win’ summer promotion. Wheatley was among a group of 12 customers of the telecoms company whose names were selected at random to be in the winnings. She was the one […]

    BREAKING NEWS: Wheatley wins new car
  • “We are devastated” – Colleagues mourn death of restaurant manager, Gary Roy

    Responding to news about the passing of his employee whose decomposing body was discovered on Wednesday, Nanny Cay General Manager Miles Sutherland-Pilch said persons are having a hard time coming to grips with the sudden death of 55 year-old Gary Roy. Roy, who was employed specifically to Peg Legs restaurant […]

    “We are devastated” – Colleagues mourn death of restaurant manager, Gary Roy
  • UPDATE: Flights cancelled by LIAT

    Some LIAT flights that were scheduled for Friday have been cancelled, including one linked to the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport in the British Virgin Islands. The airline, in an updated statement on Thursday evening, said the disruption of service is due to a tropical wave. “LIAT wishes to advise […]

    UPDATE: Flights cancelled by LIAT
  • Former judge dies, remembered for tough stance against sex offenders in the BVI

    Members of the legal fraternity in the British Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean are mourning the death of former BVI judge and St. Lucia native Suzie D’Auvergne, who passed away on Monday. D’Auvergne worked in the BVI in early 2000 before her retirement from the post in the latter part […]

    Former judge dies, remembered for tough stance against sex offenders in the BVI
  • “It hurts me to see what condition they are in” – Christian

    Claiming that it pains his heart to see what has befallen some of the persons with whom he even attended school; government legislator Archibald Christian has made an appeal for members of the community to stop discriminating against mentally challenged persons, adding that even members of the House of Assembly […]

    “It hurts me to see what condition they are in” – Christian

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  • “Fix your networks” – LIME claims it has better customer service, more customers
    “Fix your networks” – LIM...

    While announcing that it recently secured a 15% increase in its local customer base, LIME BVI on Wednesday...

    08/21/2014 at 7:54 AM
  • “Let the events fund themselves,” gov’t told
    “Let the events fund them...

    Government has been encouraged to put more effort into ensuring that the emancipation stage shows “fund...

    08/21/2014 at 7:19 AM
  • The future is bright, says Fahie while urging residents to attend athletic showcase on Friday
    The future is bright, say...

    The First District is gearing up for a spectacular athletic showcase on Friday (August 22), and persons...

    08/21/2014 at 7:04 AM
 
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  • Small craft warning in effect

    Small craft warning in effect

    Thursday, August 21 - A small craft warning is in effect for the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and boaters are being encouraged to exercise caution. The territory’s Department of Disaster Management (DDM) said the waning comes as...

    08/21/2014 at 7:00 AM
  • No foul play suspected – American found dead in house where he lived alone

    No foul play suspected – American found dead in house where he lived alone

    The man whose decomposing body was found at West End in Tortola on Wednesday has been identified as 55-year-old Gary Roy, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). The United States national did not show up for work,...

    08/20/2014 at 5:57 PM
  • Another cable service coming; LIME to invest $7M locally

    Another cable service coming; LIME to invest $7M locally

    Telecoms provider LIME announced on Wednesday that it will be trying to offer subscriber cable television services to its customers in the British Virgin Islands by the end of next year, adding that it will first undertake a number...

    08/20/2014 at 3:51 PM
 
  • “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    “Don’t be intimidated,” says CXC achiever Jordan Grant

    Fascinated by the idea of how the brain functions, Jordan Grant, who recently succeeded in 10 Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) subjects, has big dreams of one day rising to become a neurologist. “I want to pursue medicine –...

    08/20/2014 at 9:45 AM
  • Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Lawyer loses main battle with governor

    Former Crown Counsel David Penn, whose service at the Attorney General’s Chambers was terminated last year after he stayed away from his workplace for a period longer than 10 days without the necessary permission, has lost the major...

    08/20/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    “Festi-Mess 2014″ – Donald De Castro

    OPINION: It is now several days since what was supposed to be our annual Festival has ended. However, it was nothing more than a big party for those persons whose sole interest is partying. But to those of us who want to see improvements...

    08/20/2014 at 7:54 AM
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  • They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    They still want us to lay off civil servants – Skelton

    Minister of Social Development Ronnie Skelton has claimed that some members of the community are still pushing for the National Democratic Party government to cut public sector jobs, adding that such move would worsen the social problems...

    08/20/2014 at 7:52 AM
  • UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    UPDATE: Minor found on St Thomas

    St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands – Police in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands have confirmed that nine-year-old Tenaji Wheately has been reunited with his family. The minor, who disappeared from an Estate Fortuna residence on Tuesday...

    08/20/2014 at 7:12 AM
  • Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Governor says pier allegations are serious; to decide on inquiry this year

    Four days after being sworn in as Governor of the British Virgin Islands, John Duncan said he will, by the end of this year, make an informed decision as to whether he will order a Commission of Inquiry into the government’s controversial...

    08/19/2014 at 6:17 PM
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  • “One complaint is one too many,” taxi operators told

    “One complaint is one too many,” taxi operators told

    While lauding majority of the territory’s taxi operators who are said to be courteously undertaking their job, the National Democratic Party government has lamented that some visitors have been complaining about poor service. Works...

    08/19/2014 at 8:01 AM
  • Phone stolen at festival village; teen arrested

    Phone stolen at festival village; teen arrested

    A teenager who allegedly stole a cellphone while at the Road Town Festival Village on Tortola has been arrested after police officers, with the help of advanced technology, tracked the device to his Sea Cow’s Bay residence. Information...

    08/19/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Cut the red tape – De Castro wants laws to ensure banks loosen lending policy

    Cut the red tape – De Castro wants laws to ensure banks loosen lending policy

    While claiming that a number of businesses have been going under because of the difficulty they face in accessing bank loans, social commentator Donald De Castro has hinted that the government should pass laws to ensure that financial...

    08/19/2014 at 7:50 AM
 
  • BVI loses to French Saint Martin

    BVI loses to French Saint Martin

    PRESS RELEASE: In a crazy last fifteen minutes the BVI missed a golden opportunity to put the game against French Saint Martin to bed and then handed their opponents not only an equalizer, but also two further goals to gift them a...

    08/19/2014 at 6:30 AM
  • FirstCaribbean to stage annual walk for the cure

    FirstCaribbean to stage annual walk for the cure

    PRESS RELEASE – The importance of finding a cure for cancer and the need for ongoing research to halt the devastating impact of this disease on the lives and livelihoods of millions of families across the globe, continues to find...

    08/19/2014 at 4:15 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: I did it for my mother, says Bagot who earns nine subjects

    INSPIRE BVI: I did it for my mother, says Bagot who earns nine subjects

    After losing his father at a very young age and being raised solely by the caring hands of his mother, 17 year-old Chetwin Bagot had a major goal in mind when he recently sat down to write his Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams. “I...

    08/18/2014 at 3:28 PM