Archive for May, 2015

NDP: Tax exemption on Anegada, JVD

NDP: Tax exemption on Anegada, JVD

Persons setting up businesses in a special economic zone to be created on the islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke would have exemptions from taxes and Customs duty if the National Democratic Party (NDP) returns to office after the […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 2:17 PM /
More time overseas – Change for HLSCC graduates

More time overseas – Change for HLSCC graduates

The National Democratic Party (NDP) has announced that, if it forms the next government, it would seek to implement a number of measures that would affect students studying at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) as well as territory […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 10:44 AM /
Coalition government needed – Lorie Rymer

Coalition government needed – Lorie Rymer

While decrying the manner in which the affairs of the House of Assembly have been conducted in recent times, People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) territorial candidate Lorie Rymer has urged voters to elect a coalition government on June 8. A coalition […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 7:49 AM /
Four honoured as NDP launches manifesto

Four honoured as NDP launches manifesto

While stating that it has completely fulfilled 40 percent of the major promises made ahead of the previous general election, the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) last evening (May 30) launched its brand new manifesto, and awarded four young stalwarts […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 7:01 AM /
Ministry of Tourism, late ferry coming

Ministry of Tourism, late ferry coming

The National Democratic Party (NDP) said it would take immediate action to improve travel to the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and would establish a Ministry of Tourism and International Business. The Ministry, the NDP noted, would be created in the […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 6:22 AM /
Missing man on Tortola?

Missing man on Tortola?

Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (PRESS RELEASE) – The search for missing Virgin Gorda resident John Emmanuel has expanded to Tortola with fresh reports that he was seen boarding a boat for Road Town and at various locations in the […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM /
Caribbean-American Month

Caribbean-American Month

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – US President Barak Obama has proclaimed June 2015 National Caribbean-American Heritage month, noting that for centuries, Americans have been united with their Caribbean neighbours not just by friendship and economic cooperation, but also by their […]

by / on May 31, 2015 at 5:50 AM /
Stop drag O’Neal out at night, Walwyn tells VIP

Stop drag O’Neal out at night, Walwyn tells VIP

Claiming that Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser lacks important leadership qualities that once shone through his predecessors H. Lavity Stoutt and Ralph T. O’Neal, National Democratic Party territorial candidate Myron Walwyn last evening urged his political […]

by / on May 30, 2015 at 10:46 AM /
Kishmet chides Fraser, announces burial of VIP

Kishmet chides Fraser, announces burial of VIP

By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Kishmet Daniel, who described herself as a powerhouse of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) for the past 16 years, last evening launched one of the most vicious broadsides against VIP chairman Julian Fraser, […]

by / on May 30, 2015 at 9:47 AM /
Fraser touts solution for water, internet problems

Fraser touts solution for water, internet problems

Julian Fraser, chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), said the sore issue of slow speed internet service will be at the top of his list of issues to be addressed urgently if he becomes the territory’s next premier. He […]

by / on May 30, 2015 at 9:32 AM /