Archive for March, 2015

Voters searching but can’t find – Callwood

Voters searching but can’t find – Callwood

Elton Callwood is not prepared to guess which of the political parties will win the next general election, but he has expressed certainty that the territory’s electorate has been searching for an elusive type of governance that only a third […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 2:29 PM /
Pickering’s anti-union stance irks lobbyist

Pickering’s anti-union stance irks lobbyist

A declaration by Labour Minister Dr. Kedrick Pickering that the British Virgin Islands can be considered blessed to have been without a trade union has irked the Acting President of the Virgin Islands Workers’ Union, Donald DeCastro, who for years […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 12:51 PM /
Opposition secures historic win in Nigeria

Opposition secures historic win in Nigeria

British Broadcasting Corporation – Nigerian presidential poll has been won by Muhammadu Buhari, in the country’s first election victory by the opposition. His opponent, Goodluck Jonathan, has conceded defeat and called Gen Buhari to congratulate him on his victory. Gen […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 12:46 PM /
Poor applications received daily – Wheatley

Poor applications received daily – Wheatley

Most of the territory’s young people who have approached the Youth Employment Programme (YEP) for assistance in finding jobs have not been properly selling themselves to prospective employers, according to coordinator of the programme Albert Wheatley. “A lot of them […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 12:46 PM /
CWC/Columbus merger finalized

CWC/Columbus merger finalized

Press Release, Tuesday, March 31, – Cable and Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) announced today that it has completed its US$1.85bn acquisition of 100% of the equity of Columbus International Inc. Commenting on the completion of the transaction, Chief Executive Officer, […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 12:29 PM /
Grounds finally broken for medical centre

Grounds finally broken for medical centre

By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff The National Democratic Party government yesterday broke grounds for the long-awaited construction of the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre which, upon completion, will operate on a 24 hour basis. TheVirgin Gorda-based facility […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 9:22 AM /
Goodbye Quinton

Goodbye Quinton

As persons gathered at the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church yesterday to bid farewell to eight-year-old Quinton Mills who died suddenly on March 18, there were glowing tributes about the youngster who many said was never afraid to live his […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 7:40 AM /
Bipolar man assaults Good Samaritan?

Bipolar man assaults Good Samaritan?

A senior government official was seemingly spared the wrath of a mental health patient who was allegedly stopped in his tracks when he was seen trailing the official with a piece of concrete block. It is alleged that the mental […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 7:38 AM /
Don’t blog at work, Premier tells youth

Don’t blog at work, Premier tells youth

Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has urged dozens of youngsters seeking employment to steer clear of social networking sites such as Facebook, as well as news sites and blogging while on the job. He said such activities should be delayed […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 7:00 AM /
BVI bown out of CONCACAF

BVI bown out of CONCACAF

PRESS RELEASE: Needing to win by two clear goals after losing the “home” leg to Dominica, 3-2, the BVI were held goalless in the away leg at Windsor Park, Roseau, of the first round of CONCACAF  World Cup qualifiers and […]

by / on March 31, 2015 at 5:30 AM /