CCT_Build Own Plan BVI News adNoTel

 

All News »

  • Walwyn’s youth in action!
    Walwyn’s youth in action!

    Responding to calls from various groups and leaders in the Virgin Islands for the territory to be kept...

    01/26/2015 at 8:05 AM
  • “We already gambling in this country!”
    “We already gambling in t...

    Upon hearing that provisions have not been made for casino gambling to take place at the cruise pier...

    01/26/2015 at 7:36 AM
  • FULL SPEECH: Fahie addresses constituents
    FULL SPEECH: Fahie addres...

    The following is the FULL constituency report as presented on Saturday (January 24, 2015) by political...

    01/26/2015 at 6:24 AM
 
tires-banner-ad-click-here
 
  • Man with cocaine does charitable work – Lawyer

    Man with cocaine does charitable work – Lawyer

    The lawyer representing a 24-year-old man held with 3.10kg of cocaine has urged the court not to impose a custodial sentence, adding that her client does charitable work for his church as well as the West End community. Attorney-at-law...

    01/25/2015 at 10:29 AM
  • The airport and politics

    The airport and politics

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor The Beef Island airport project is becoming increasingly political. Now this Old Boy was always a supporter of the British Virgin Islands airport extension project. Any reader of his column over the years...

    01/24/2015 at 10:39 AM
  • UPDATE: Two in deadly accident identified

    UPDATE: Two in deadly accident identified

    Sunday, January 25 - The two persons who died on Saturday in a boating incident off Virgin Gorda have been identified as Jamaican native Howard Anderson and US citizen Kari Way. Persons close to the two Oil Nut Bay workers disclosed...

    01/24/2015 at 6:30 AM
 
  • Politician’s son accepts guns, jailed

    Politician’s son accepts guns, jailed

    Cordell O’Neal, the son of former legislator Irene Penn-O’Neal, has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. His mother, as well as his sister Zubida O’Neal, however pleaded not guilty to...

    01/23/2015 at 1:25 PM
  • Lift the ban on jet ski – Skelton Cline

    Lift the ban on jet ski – Skelton Cline

    The ban on jet skis in the British Virgin Islands should be lifted as the territory gears up to welcome many more cruise ship passengers following the completion of its multi-million dollar pier development, according to Managing Director...

    01/23/2015 at 11:58 AM
  • kingpin goes hard on Bob Hodge, soft on Letty

    kingpin goes hard on Bob Hodge, soft on Letty

    A major drug kingpin-turn-informant has testified that he shipped over 20,000 tonnes of cocaine into the British Virgin Islands starting in the 1980s, but said he had no dealings with Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge as far as the...

    01/23/2015 at 8:53 AM

clearWater-IceMachine-2014Update2

 
  • Rent will be used to pay investors – Faulkner

    Rent will be used to pay investors – Faulkner

    Pushing back against cynicism and skepticism from some quarters, the authorities said investors in the landside aspect of the cruise pier development will be paid from the rents collected when the project is completed. Just over 200...

    01/23/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • FRASER: This is third world-type living

    FRASER: This is third world-type living

    Opposition member Julian Fraser this week lamented what he considers to be the third world-type living that he said exists in the British Virgin Islands, adding that he is not satisfied with the internet service as well as that relating...

    01/23/2015 at 7:15 AM
  • Digicel now offering music streaming

    Digicel now offering music streaming

    PRESS RELEASE, January 23, 2014 (Digicel): Digicel Group today announced a ground breaking service with leading global music streaming provider, Rdio, to offer Digicel customers across the globe access to over 35 million international...

    01/23/2015 at 6:57 AM

bougain-Ahrens-ad

 
  • Minor charged following hit-and-run

    Minor charged following hit-and-run

    Police have arrested and charged two persons, including a minor, following an alleged hit-and-run accident that caused damage to a vehicle that was being driven by a female resident of East End, Tortola. Immediately after the crash,...

    01/22/2015 at 3:47 PM
  • Teachers bemoan investment, cite BiWater

    Teachers bemoan investment, cite BiWater

    The BVI Teachers Union has been lamenting its members’ investment in local water company Ocean Conversion, adding that the financial returns have been significantly reduced since overseas firm BiWater was introduced into the British...

    01/22/2015 at 1:48 PM
  • Elections will be hot, heavily contested

    Elections will be hot, heavily contested

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While predicting that the general elections will be ‘hot’ and heavily contested, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser has made it clear that his political organization...

    01/22/2015 at 11:07 AM

BVISHA_banner

 
  • DRUG TRIAL: Suspicious plane in the BVI?

    DRUG TRIAL: Suspicious plane in the BVI?

    Two United States agents testified in court yesterday (January 21) that they surveyed a suspicious plane dropping packages in the waters of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) minutes before midnight back in 2010. The packages, the agents...

    01/22/2015 at 8:15 AM
  • Fraser shuns resident on national radio

    Fraser shuns resident on national radio

    When he is not peppering the government with questions about national issues, he is publicly complaining that the National Democratic Party administration has been refusing to answer his many queries. But, when well-known resident...

    01/22/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Send home the governor – Maduro

    Send home the governor – Maduro

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Edmond Maduro has called for Governor John Duncan to be booted from the British Virgin Islands, claiming that The Queen’s local representative has been reluctant to order a commission of enquiry...

    01/22/2015 at 7:46 AM

 
  • Contractor needed for Horsepath road

    Contractor needed for Horsepath road

    By: Government Information Service (PRESS RELEASE) The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to deliver on its commitments to improve the Territory’s infrastructure and is inviting tenders for the Rehabilitation of Roads and...

    01/22/2015 at 5:34 AM
  • CIBC outlines regional plan

    CIBC outlines regional plan

    PRESS RELEASE: CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank continues to demonstrate its commitment to the region as it prepares for a future of banking in which the needs of its ever-growing and sophisticated clientele are increasingly...

    01/22/2015 at 4:53 AM
  • ‘I have got news for them all’ – Fraser

    ‘I have got news for them all’ – Fraser

    Opposition member Julian Fraser has raised concern about the formation of Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL), adding that Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith should – sooner than later – answer certain pertinent questions mainly about...

    01/21/2015 at 2:58 PM

bvinews_boost_sm

 
  • FEARFUL – Witness to testify against Letty

    FEARFUL – Witness to testify against Letty

    Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBroe said the court will implement special mechanisms to protect the identities of overseas witnesses who will give video-linked evidence for the prosecution in a drug and gun case involving Violet ‘Letty’...

    01/21/2015 at 11:54 AM
  • Hospital blocked during info search

    Hospital blocked during info search

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The Social Security Board (SSB) has blocked a request for information about some of the persons who owe millions of dollars for medical services provided at the state-owned Peebles Hospital on...

    01/21/2015 at 9:20 AM
  • Horse racing should be taught in schools?

    Horse racing should be taught in schools?

    While noting that horseracing can become another economic pillar for the British Virgin Islands (BVI), social commentator Douglas Wheatley also called for the government to have it introduced into the territory’s schools. He added...

    01/21/2015 at 7:13 AM