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  • BVI responding ‘extremely well’ to Dominica
    BVI responding ‘extremely...

    Persons in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have been responding ‘extremely well’ to a call...

    09/01/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Man electrocuted on VG
    Man electrocuted on VG

    A man said to be employed to the BVI Electricity Corporation was electrocuted while on the job in Virgin...

    09/01/2015 at 7:50 AM
  • I apologize for late festival payment, says Walwyn
    I apologize for late fest...

    Minister of Culture Myron Walwyn has apologized to persons still owed for work done during the emancipation...

    08/31/2015 at 1:06 PM
 

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  • DeCastro wants help to revive ‘watch-dog’ group

    DeCastro wants help to revive ‘watch-dog’ group

    Bent on holding the government accountable while lobbying for a better community, social commentator Donald DeCastro has appealed for citizens and residents to join the revived group dubbed Virgin Islanders for a Better Virgin Islands. He...

    08/31/2015 at 10:47 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: Frett reaches out, beyond music

    INSPIRE BVI: Frett reaches out, beyond music

    Touched by the story of a teenage boy who was shot and killed when a sports programme in which the victim was enrolled crumbled, former public servant Al ‘Falco’ Frett is on a mission to save lives through sports. “A...

    08/31/2015 at 9:31 AM
  • It should be easier for expats to invest – Frett

    It should be easier for expats to invest – Frett

    A retired civil servant with over twenty years of experience at the Department of Trade has called for policy changes that would make it easier for more expatriates – in partnership with locals – to operate businesses in the...

    08/31/2015 at 8:01 AM

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  • Callwood staging major expo

    Callwood staging major expo

    PRESS RELEASE: What is being billed by organizers as a ground breaking Home and Garden Expo is carded to take place on island mid next month and the event is anticipated to bring together key players in the industry. The Home and Garden...

    08/31/2015 at 7:40 AM
  • Dominica’s government orders evacuation of entire village

    Dominica’s government orders evacuation of entire village

    ROSEAU, Dominica, (CMC) – The Dominica government has ordered the evacuation of the entire village of Petite Savanne, south east of here, where five more bodies were discovered Sunday following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika...

    08/31/2015 at 7:39 AM
  • Are you waiting on the Lord?

    Are you waiting on the Lord?

    Key verse: “For I say unto you, unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 5:20 In our modern day society, waiting is not considered...

    08/31/2015 at 7:38 AM

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  • Reparations not on front burner for Britain

    Reparations not on front burner for Britain

    THE GLEANER - With the reparations movement gathering steam, Britain is indicating that it is now seeking a modern relationship with countries in the region like Jamaica and has stopped short of brushing aside the calls for payment...

    08/31/2015 at 7:35 AM
  • Gunmen took nothing; victim out of hospital

    Gunmen took nothing; victim out of hospital

    While disclosing that the man who was shot during an attempted robbery at Matcha’s Bar and Grill on Tortola this morning has been released from Peebles Hospital, the police said the two masked would-be robbers were wearing dark clothing...

    08/29/2015 at 2:28 AM
  • The angry, anti- establishment voter

    The angry, anti- establishment voter

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the USA; and Jeremy Corbyn in the UK; represent anti-establishment sentiments in Western democracy. A significant number of voters in the USA and Europe are angry with...

    08/29/2015 at 1:43 AM

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  • DOMINICA: Death toll rises to at least 19

    DOMINICA: Death toll rises to at least 19

    ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – At least 19 people are feared dead and 25 others missing as Dominica Friday slowly emerged from the battering by Tropical Storm Erika that is now threatening the Dominican Republic with heavy rains and gusty...

    08/28/2015 at 3:04 PM
  • BVI sympathizes with devastated Dominica

    BVI sympathizes with devastated Dominica

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), while counting its blessing after escaping Tropical Storm Erika without any significant damage, has sympathized with the people of the Eastern...

    08/28/2015 at 2:42 PM
  • Update: Tropical storm warning ends in the BVI

    Update: Tropical storm warning ends in the BVI

    While Tropical Storm Erika draws closer towards the Dominican Republic, authorities here in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have announced that the storm warning that was in effect for the BVI has been discontinued by the Antigua/Barbuda...

    08/28/2015 at 1:00 PM

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  • Florida: State of emergency ahead of Erika

    Florida: State of emergency ahead of Erika

    The Washington Post - The state of Florida has declared a state of emergency as of Friday morning, in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika and its potentially hazardous impacts. A tropical storm landfall or close encounter...

    08/28/2015 at 10:21 AM
  • Back to work!

    Back to work!

    The British Virgin Islands has been given an official all clearance for normality to be restored following the closure of virtually all crucial operations in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika. Government workers should turn up...

    08/28/2015 at 9:18 AM
  • Photo: Landslide in West End

    Photo: Landslide in West End

    Travel along a section of the West End main road on Tortola has been affected by a landslide. A photo submitted by a resident shows two vehicles however trying to overcome the blockade. The National Emergency Operations Centre already...

    08/28/2015 at 7:52 AM

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  • All clearance given only for emergency services

    All clearance given only for emergency services

    While noting that the British Virgin Islands has been impacted by Tropical Storm Erika, the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) said it has given an all-clearance for the EMERGENCY SERVICES, adding that those services will...

    08/28/2015 at 7:08 AM
  • Driver beaten after crash, treated at hospital

    Driver beaten after crash, treated at hospital

    Members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are investigating the circumstances under which a male motorist was reportedly beaten by a group of about four men few hours after sunset yesterday, August 26. The injured man,...

    08/27/2015 at 1:39 PM
  • 4 killed in Dominica as storm hits island

    4 killed in Dominica as storm hits island

    ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursday, unleashing flooding and mudslides that killed at least four people and knocked out power and water supplies. The storm, which...

    08/27/2015 at 6:39 AM

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  • Update: Erika gets a little weaker, but closer

    Update: Erika gets a little weaker, but closer

    The British Virgin Islands has started to experience unusually gusty winds as well as intermittent rainfall. The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) announced that, at 5 o’ clock this afternoon, Tropical Storm Erika was relatively...

    08/27/2015 at 6:20 AM
  • Erika locks down airports, seaports

    Erika locks down airports, seaports

    The British Virgins Islands (BVI) has announced that all ports of entry (air and sea) have been locked down as a result of the likely arrival of Tropical Storm Erika. All flights into the three airports are also cancelled, and no...

    08/26/2015 at 8:43 PM
  • ‘Not exact science’ – Gov’t offices close Thursday

    ‘Not exact science’ – Gov’t offices close Thursday

    Acting Governor Inez Archibald said all public offices should be closed on Thursday (August 27), adding that weather forecasting is not an exact science. She emphasized the point about weather forecasting as the territory transitions...

    08/26/2015 at 8:00 PM