Archive for March, 2014

Walwyn launches free training to help locals find jobs, laments dependency on petty contracts

Walwyn launches free training to help locals find jobs, laments dependency on petty contracts

While launching a series of cost-free workshops for local youths on Monday, minister responsible for youth affairs Myron Walwyn lamented the “culture” of dependency on petty contracts, adding that he will help youths to solve their biggest problem which he […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 4:24 PM /
Court orders landlord’s arrest over sewage nuisance

Court orders landlord’s arrest over sewage nuisance

The Magistrate’s Court has issued an open warrant for local taxi operator Corinth Richardson to be arrested on site in relation to a sewage nuisance from an apartment building he reportedly owns. The warrant was issued on Friday when Richardson […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 4:23 PM /

Road closure alert for Positive Action Drive

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that Positive Action Drive, the road adjacent to the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park will be closed on Thursday, April 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The purpose […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 4:16 PM /

Date change for Girls’ Brigade event

The Virgin Islands Girls’ Brigade Presents: Walkathon, Breakfast and Fun! The public is invited to participate in a Walkathon and Breakfast fundraiser spearheaded by the Girls’ Brigade 50th Anniversary committee. What: Walkathon, Breakfast and Fun! When: Saturday 5 April 2014, […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 3:48 PM /
INSPIRE BVI: Nia wants to become a journalist, premier

INSPIRE BVI: Nia wants to become a journalist, premier

When Nia Douglas this month stood behind the microphone to speak on behalf of her peers in a room filled with top achievers and dignitaries, it did not require a rocket scientist to spot her unspeakable brilliance. Then, when the […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 9:10 AM /
New party cautions foreign investors, says it will not recognize any water right

New party cautions foreign investors, says it will not recognize any water right

As more continues to unfold about the ideologies of the newly created People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), the organization’s Public Relations Officer Lorie Rhymer on the weekend issued a clear caution to foreign investors who he said may try surreptitiously to […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 8:08 AM /
Youth wants drag racing in the BVI

Youth wants drag racing in the BVI

  The government has been urged to consider making the British Virgin Islands the centre for drag racing in the Caribbean, especially considering its potential to improve economic opportunities for youths in the territory. Drag racing is a form of […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 8:00 AM /
OVERSEAS: Britain’s first gay weddings on the weekend

OVERSEAS: Britain’s first gay weddings on the weekend

(Reuters News Agency) – Prime Minister David Cameron hailed Britain’s first gay marriages on Saturday, saying marriage was not something that should be denied to anyone because of their sexuality. Campaigners have spent years battling to end a distinction that […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 7:42 AM /
“This is the year of LIME”

“This is the year of LIME”

PRESS RELEASE: “This is the year of LIME”, is the declaration being sounded from the LIME Headquarters, Palestina, Tortola, Virgin Islands. The declaration comes as LIME prepares to officially open its financial and business year on Tuesday 1st April at […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 7:01 AM /
First Impressions Orange now tops Group A

First Impressions Orange now tops Group A

PRESS RELEASE: With the top four in each group of each age group all vying for a place in the quarter finals of the BDO Primary School League some teams will face the Easter Break sitting pretty, whilst others have […]

by / on March 31, 2014 at 6:00 AM /