Archive for November, 2015

No preferential treatment – LIME touts TV service

No preferential treatment – LIME touts TV service

LIME BVI is forging ahead with plans to introduce its Flow Television service in the British Virgin Islands next year, adding that it does not think any local or international company in the telecoms market should receive any preferential treatment. […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 1:22 PM /
Two workers leaving LIME; new boss plans to hire

Two workers leaving LIME; new boss plans to hire

At least two persons employed to LIME BVI are doing their last day on the job today as the company continues to restructure, but the firm’s new Country Manager Tim Ringsdore stated that those earlier employee separations were done before […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 12:27 PM /
Kobe Bryant announces retirement

Kobe Bryant announces retirement

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) — After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future. […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 9:33 AM /
Airport worker charged for stealing departure tax

Airport worker charged for stealing departure tax

A woman accused of issuing fake departure tax receipts and pocketing the proceeds from such sale at the Terrence B Lettsome International Airport here in the British Virgin Islands has been arrested and charged. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 8:16 AM /
Storms on horizon regarding terrorism, BVI told

Storms on horizon regarding terrorism, BVI told

As concerns intensify on the international level about the growing threat being posed by terrorists, Registrar General here in the British Virgin Islands Stephanie Benn has cautioned that storms are on the horizon as it relates to identity theft and […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 8:02 AM /
Customs to meet with merchants following tax hike

Customs to meet with merchants following tax hike

A month after amendments were made to a law which enables the government to again charge merchants higher duties to import goods, the state-owned Customs Department said it will on a revised date (December 3) meet with importers to hear […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 8:00 AM /
PHOTOS: Lobster pulls many to Anegada

PHOTOS: Lobster pulls many to Anegada

The island of Anegada came alive on the weekend as several persons showed up to bask in the third annual Anegada Lobster Festival. Although Sunday saw the bigger crowd, the event was well attended on Saturday. Persons, on both days, […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM /
A new thing

A new thing

KEY VERSE: “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation” – 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV). Christmas, the season of joy and peace is coming again, celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus. Being inspired by God’s love to […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 6:50 AM /
Cedar School beat Begrado Flax

Cedar School beat Begrado Flax

BVI Football Association – Heavy rains may have caused the postponement of the last quarter final between St Georges and Althea Scatliffe Primary School in the BDO Under-12 League, but not before Cedar School were victorious in their match-ups. Cedar […]

by / on November 30, 2015 at 6:25 AM /
The mind of TERROR (part 1)

The mind of TERROR (part 1)

By  Dickson Igwe, Contributor The quote, “vigilance is the price of liberty,’’ is attributed to the Pioneer American Statesman Thomas Jefferson. Today, as the west fights a determined and elusive monster, called terrorism, that quote is as relevant as ever. […]

by / on November 28, 2015 at 2:49 PM /