Archive for April, 2014

Sister Islands Tourism Industry Meetings

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board invites the public to attend the upcoming tourism industry meetings to be held on Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada. The Tourism Stakeholder’s Industry Meeting is an opportunity for you to here what’s […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 7:23 PM /

Mental Health Clinic transitions to Peebles Hospital

The Community Mental Health Clinic (CMHC) within the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) located on the 3rd floor of the Glancia George Building in Road Town wishes to inform the public that the clinic will be closed from […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 7:20 PM /

All branches of Magistrate’s Court closed May 1

The Magistrate’s Court is informing the public that all branches of the Magistrate’s Court and Offices, John’s Hole, Prospect Reef and Virgin Gorda, will be closed on Thursday, May 1 for administrative purposes. The public is also hereby advised that […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 7:15 PM /
Hollow Victory – Fahie appears in court, settles shooting case with bank

Hollow Victory – Fahie appears in court, settles shooting case with bank

UPDATE: Politician Andrew Fahie scored what could be considered a pyrrhic victory in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday when it was revealed that the National Bank of the Virgin Islands has offered him a “generous settlement”. Fahie said details […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 4:49 PM /
“God is who saved me” – Tortola resident back home after being shot in Jamaica

“God is who saved me” – Tortola resident back home after being shot in Jamaica

Tortola resident Lennox “Oucho” DeSilva, who had a close call with death when he was shot multiple times by gunmen while visiting Jamaica, is now back in the territory singing praises to God for sparing his life. “God is who […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 4:40 PM /
Not even our leader is a sure candidate, says PEP

Not even our leader is a sure candidate, says PEP

The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) said not even its chairman and founder Alvin Christopher is a sure candidate for the next general elections, adding that some persons have been making insinuations about the party’s potential flag-bearers. In making that declaration, […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 12:08 PM /
Ralph should be on a cruise ship instead of going to parliament – Pitcher

Ralph should be on a cruise ship instead of going to parliament – Pitcher

Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal should have retired a long time ago and be on a cruise ship enjoying himself instead of holding onto political power at 80 years old, indicated Barbadian publisher Robert Pitcher. He noted that Hon. O’Neal […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 11:10 AM /
New party knocks destructive forces, says it is too early to present ‘manifesto-type’ info

New party knocks destructive forces, says it is too early to present ‘manifesto-type’ info

Stating that it will not be destroyed by what it described as a negative few, the recently formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) said calls for it to furnish the public with ‘manifesto-type information’ at this time are premature. A manifesto […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM /
DEBATE TODAY: Should scooters be banned?

DEBATE TODAY: Should scooters be banned?

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, April 8 – The public is encouraged to attend what is expected to be a keenly contested competition when secondary school students from Anegada and Tortola debate the possibility of a ban on scooters and motorbikes. The […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 6:32 AM /
BVI brings home trophies following quash championship

BVI brings home trophies following quash championship

PRESS RELEASE – The St Lucia Squash Association hosted the 2014 annual Junior Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Squash Championships at the St Lucia Yacht Club, April 24 – 27, 2014. Approximately 35 competitors from St Vincent, the BVI, […]

by / on April 30, 2014 at 5:59 AM /