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  • We are not politically linked – CCT
    We are not politically li...

    Averad Penn, the man at the helm of local telecommunications provider CCT, has declared that the company...

    03/03/2015 at 7:08 AM
  • PHOTO OF THE DAY: New restroom facilities
    PHOTO OF THE DAY: New res...

    Idan Martin of the BVI Ports Authority, in the photograph above, opens the door to the recently completed...

    03/03/2015 at 6:39 AM
  • Gov’t still strong advocate of local investment
    Gov’t still strong advoca...

    Government Information Service (press release) - The Government of the Virgin Islands has reiterated...

    03/03/2015 at 6:06 AM
 

 
  • Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While stating that the late chief minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt would have applauded the National Democratic Party government’s effort at nation building, the First Lady of the British Virgin...

    03/02/2015 at 5:11 PM
  • PHOTOS: Mr Stoutt was a Moses, says Fahie

    PHOTOS: Mr Stoutt was a Moses, says Fahie

    Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie has described the late chief minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt as the modern day Moses of the British Virgin Islands. “H. L. Stoutt was the Virgin Islands’ modern day Moses. He always believed in...

    03/02/2015 at 3:42 PM
  • Four unsung heroes lauded

    Four unsung heroes lauded

    Retired Chief Police Inspector McKenzie Baltimore was the surprise honouree at a special church service yesterday, March 1, as the New Life Baptist Church recognized the sterling contributions of four unsung heroes. Belsadys Donovan,...

    03/02/2015 at 10:02 AM

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  • Empty vessels not always bad

    Empty vessels not always bad

    By Sandra Phillip Hodge (contributor) Key verse: 2 Timothy 2:21 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from the latter (anything that is unclean, unholy, unrighteous) he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the...

    03/02/2015 at 8:22 AM
  • St Georges, Bregado Flax among winners

    St Georges, Bregado Flax among winners

    BVI Football Association - Recent action in the BVI Football Association BDO and LIME school leagues included a big win for St Georges Primary School in the Under7s over Enid Scatliffe Red, and for Begrado Flax Educational Centre...

    03/02/2015 at 7:42 AM
  • Big celebration for first chief minister on Monday

    Big celebration for first chief minister on Monday

    Government Information Service - The 20th Memorial Celebrations of Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt’s passing will be observed on Monday March 2, as Government in collaboration with H. Lavity Stoutt Commemorative Committee pay homage...

    03/01/2015 at 9:47 AM

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  • Mother faints as burglar son is imprisoned

    Mother faints as burglar son is imprisoned

    Moments after making a desperate plea for leniency on behalf of her son Rondell Calliste, a mother today (February 27) fainted in the courtroom when she realized that the magistrate sent the son to prison for 18 months. The son’s...

    02/27/2015 at 8:55 PM
  • Extradition road-block in murder case!

    Extradition road-block in murder case!

    An ‘over-saturated’ list of cases in the Magistrate’s Court in St. Kitts is being blamed for the delay in that Caribbean country extraditing Andraes Norford to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to be charged for the...

    02/27/2015 at 5:44 PM
  • Privatize the airport, cruise ship pier

    Privatize the airport, cruise ship pier

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor A privatized airport model is opportunity gained for the Virgin Islands A privatized Terrance B Lettsome International Airport is the correct policy option for the British Virgin Islands Airport Development...

    02/27/2015 at 11:12 AM

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  • Walwyn urges persons to use loan fund

    Walwyn urges persons to use loan fund

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn said enough persons have not been accessing loans being made available through the Scholarship Trust Fund to help offset educational expenses. Since 2011, the Fund has invested in 102 persons, and has...

    02/27/2015 at 11:08 AM
  • Man locked up for missing court

    Man locked up for missing court

    A man who missed at least six of his scheduled court appearances was locked up when he finally showed up in the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole, Tortola. Sydney Varlack Malone, who is facing a charge of criminal trespass for...

    02/27/2015 at 8:56 AM
  • Osborne won’t switch, likens party leader to Moses

    Osborne won’t switch, likens party leader to Moses

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Devon Osborne said he will not switch from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) even if it does not select him to run on its ticket in the next general election, adding that the recently elected chairman...

    02/27/2015 at 8:00 AM

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  • ‘He knocked my teeth out’

    ‘He knocked my teeth out’

    Ivan Govia who has pleaded not guilty to a charge of wounding told the court that his action was justified because the complainant had knocked his teeth out. “I did hit him with the knife because he knocked my teeth out. He hit...

    02/27/2015 at 7:57 AM
  • MALE on the move again

    MALE on the move again

    Ahead of another exciting event planned for this weekend, 47 young males from Virgin Gorda and Tortola recently took part in a special retreat focused mainly on the observation of February as Black History Month. The group, which is...

    02/27/2015 at 7:40 AM
  • Most containers come directly from US

    Most containers come directly from US

    The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) earns just over a million dollars annually from containerized cargo – most of which come directly from the United States. “Approximately 90% of all containerized cargo revenue at the BVI Ports Authority...

    02/27/2015 at 7:13 AM

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  • Was Hazel caught in crossfire?

    Was Hazel caught in crossfire?

    Matthew Hazel, the man accused of attempting to rob and murder an off-duty cop outside First Caribbean Bank in Road Town this month, has claimed that he went to the institution to withdraw money from the ATM machine when he was shot...

    02/26/2015 at 4:44 PM
  • Man gets a year for school burglary

    Man gets a year for school burglary

    A young man who broke into Althea Scatliffe Primary School last year was sentenced to one year in prison by Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards this morning, February 26, 2015. Shakoy Lavacia received the 12-month sentence on the charges...

    02/26/2015 at 1:01 PM
  • People fooled, need political education – PEP

    People fooled, need political education – PEP

        Assistant secretary in the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Julia Christopher said there is need to educate persons in the community about the strict difference between a district representative and a minister of government. She...

    02/26/2015 at 10:37 AM

 
  • Marijuana smoke sickens child, court hears

    Marijuana smoke sickens child, court hears

    The use of marijuana in the presence of a child featured prominently in a just-concluded case, which saw Justice Vicki Ann Ellis ruling that – among other things – a father will have access to his four-year-old daughter only...

    02/26/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Walwyn defends consultants, defies nepotism

    Walwyn defends consultants, defies nepotism

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn said he stands by his ministry’s hiring of eight consultants since he assumed office in November 2011, adding that he will not emulate the former Virgin Islands Party government which he said employed...

    02/26/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • ‘Childish tit for tat behaviour!’

    ‘Childish tit for tat behaviour!’

    In a clear war-of-words with Works Minister Mark Vanterpool, Opposition legislator Julian Fraser has accused the minister of being involved in a childish tit-for-tat over the handling of the controversial BiWater contract. Fraser made...

    02/26/2015 at 7:49 AM