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  • Penn says minors apply, but not registered
    Penn says minors apply, b...

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Supervisor of Elections Juliette Penn has described as untrue,...

    05/05/2015 at 11:15 AM
  • Premier: Fraser would be a giant step backward
    Premier: Fraser would be ...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Had the government adopted the economic philosophy espoused by...

    05/05/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • ‘I had a solid grip on our finances’ – Premier
    ‘I had a solid grip on ou...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Tackling some of the major criticisms his government has faced...

    05/05/2015 at 7:58 AM
 

 
  • Opinion: Why snap election never benefits the people

    Opinion: Why snap election never benefits the people

    As corruption consumes leaders, and police officers kill unarmed black men, we find mothers publicly beating their sons to prevent them from resisting the wrongness of authority for fear they too may be killed. Mothers do what comes...

    05/05/2015 at 7:56 AM
  • Who will win UK election on Thursday?

    Who will win UK election on Thursday?

    LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Britain’s political leaders on Tuesday began a final push for votes ahead of this week’s knife-edge election, even as they prepared for the likelihood of protracted coalition talks once...

    05/05/2015 at 7:53 AM
  • Brathwaite appointed Complaints Commissioner

    Brathwaite appointed Complaints Commissioner

    Sheila Brathwaite has been appointed Complaints Commissioner for one year, effective July 1, according to a release from the Government Information Service. She will succeed Elton Georges – the territory’s first Complaints...

    05/04/2015 at 5:22 PM

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  • Margaritaville likely to operate in the BVI

    Margaritaville likely to operate in the BVI

    Margaritaville Caribbean is reportedly in discussion with a local company to set up operations at the cruise ship pier which is under construction in Road Town, a senior government official has told BVI News Online. The official further...

    05/04/2015 at 4:17 PM
  • Principal shuns press as pressure mounts

    Principal shuns press as pressure mounts

    When a handful of students and staff turned up at the Claudia Creque Educational Centre on Anegada this morning, they were greeted by a placard which reads: “Welcome to school of corruption.” It is not clear who tied the...

    05/04/2015 at 1:07 PM
  • Dozens flood elections office to beat deadline

    Dozens flood elections office to beat deadline

    Since it was announced that the House of Assembly was being dissolved last week Friday in preparation for general elections, an unusually large number of prospective voters have been descending onto the Office of the Supervisor of...

    05/04/2015 at 1:00 PM

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  • INSPIRE BVI: From meat cutting to hotel management

    INSPIRE BVI: From meat cutting to hotel management

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff From the days of chopping meat in a butcher shop at age 13, Chaunci Cline, General Manager at Village Cay Hotel and Marina, has come a long way to success. “I have had some hurdles; I have...

    05/04/2015 at 12:15 PM
  • Islamic State hacks St Vincent gov’t website

    Islamic State hacks St Vincent gov’t website

    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) - The Islamic State (IS), an Islamist rebel group claiming religious, political and military authority over all Muslims worldwide, has hacked the official website of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Government...

    05/04/2015 at 12:12 PM
  • Business operators appear in court, break silence

    Business operators appear in court, break silence

    Jean Vanterpool, managing director of Medicure Pharmacy in Road Town, is one of the business operators who have come forward to give evidence against Terrance Stapleton who is being tried for a spate of burglaries. Vanterpool, along...

    05/04/2015 at 9:12 AM

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  • O’Neal chided, accused of switching to NDP

    O’Neal chided, accused of switching to NDP

    Two BVIslanders – on separate occasions – have sharply criticized former Premier and Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal, who is exiting the political arena after just over 40 years of representation in the House...

    05/04/2015 at 7:59 AM
  • Ducking the subject of ‘purity’?

    Ducking the subject of ‘purity’?

    Key Verse: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”. – Matthew 5:8 There was an early colonial religious group of people referred to as the ‘Puritans’. They were similar to other religious reformist groups,...

    05/04/2015 at 7:58 AM
  • BVIslander doing well in baseball overseas

    BVIslander doing well in baseball overseas

    By: Rhodni Skelton, Freelance Writer His route did not take the traditional form. He did not play for a Division I collegiate baseball team. He did not come from a well-recognized USA high school programme! However, son of the soil,...

    05/04/2015 at 7:00 AM

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  • VIP youth claims snap election is to steal seats

    VIP youth claims snap election is to steal seats

    Dear Editor, It has come to public’s attention that the National Democratic Party (NDP) of the BVI have requested of His Excellency the Governor to dissolve the House of Assembly on Friday 1st May, 2015 in order to allow for the...

    05/03/2015 at 8:12 PM
  • Parents to protest; Walwyn promises action

    Parents to protest; Walwyn promises action

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Education Minister Myron Walwyn said a high-level team from his ministry will head to Anegada on Monday as attempts are being made to avert a protest being planned against the alleged indiscipline...

    05/03/2015 at 11:25 AM
  • PHOTOS: BVI horses win big events overseas

    PHOTOS: BVI horses win big events overseas

    Horses from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) put on a stellar performance in a number of clashes on Friday (May 1) at the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI). They won four of the nine races, and...

    05/03/2015 at 9:46 AM

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  • Global culture wars

    Global culture wars

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor Underlying all conflict and instability on the planet is the war of values and cultures. And even within countries, state power may pass laws protecting minority groups, always a useful thing to prevent...

    05/02/2015 at 9:42 AM
  • Bullets still lodged in Smith’s body

    Bullets still lodged in Smith’s body

    Terry Smith, who was arrested on gun-related charges just days after he was shot five times outside RiteWay Supermarket on Flemming Street in Road Town, was released on bail when he appeared in court today, May 1. His release came...

    05/01/2015 at 7:23 PM
  • Political parties acting like gangs – DeCastro

    Political parties acting like gangs – DeCastro

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The local pattern of political segregation and victimization is like what exists between the rival Crips and Bloods gangs of the United States, according to educator and former Miss BVI Sharie...

    05/01/2015 at 9:35 AM

 
  • More attempts to oust Walwyn; Governor gets letter

    More attempts to oust Walwyn; Governor gets letter

    Three members of the parliamentary Opposition have written to Governor John Duncan and Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, making a fresh claim that they think warrants the dismissal of Education Minister Myron Walwyn from the House of Assembly. They...

    05/01/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Sprauve ‘silenced’ at public forum

    Sprauve ‘silenced’ at public forum

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Citing possible conflict of interest with his position within the public service, Raul ‘Jugo’ Sprauve yesterday decided not to co-host a public forum dubbed ‘Word on the Street,’...

    05/01/2015 at 8:28 AM
  • Reese-Charles to vie for Ninth District – PEP

    Reese-Charles to vie for Ninth District – PEP

    The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has announced its second general election candidate – Faye Reese-Charles, who will represent the party in the Ninth Electoral District. The PEP, which was launched early last year, already...

    05/01/2015 at 7:52 AM

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