Archive for February, 2016

Electricity worker charged for death of colleague

Electricity worker charged for death of colleague

A senior linesman at the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) in Virgin Gorda has been arrested and charged in relation to the electrocution of his co-worker, Alex George. The accused, 54-year-old Vincent Matthew, who is also a resident of Virgin Gorda, […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 3:13 PM /
Another airline, Winair, abolishing fuel charge

Another airline, Winair, abolishing fuel charge

Another airline that provides service to the British Virgin Islands, Windward Islands Airways (Winair), said it will eliminate the fuel charge on tickets starting tomorrow, March 1. That announcement comes weeks after regional carrier LIAT also announced that it will […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 1:53 PM /
Israel willing to support teacher training in BVI

Israel willing to support teacher training in BVI

Education development agencies in Israel said they are willing to support training initiative for educators in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to Minister of Education Myron Walwyn, who said a similar declaration has come from the United Nations Educational, […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 11:13 AM /
Walwyn says gov’t did not fund his trip to Israel

Walwyn says gov’t did not fund his trip to Israel

Back from his long-distance trip to Israel – a Middle East country not often visited by members of the British Virgin Islands government, Minister of Education Myron Walwyn has sought to shed light on how the trip was funded. He […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 10:03 AM /
Fireman beaten at work

Fireman beaten at work

A young resident of Valley in Virgin Gorda has been charged with criminal damage and assault causing actual bodily harm after he allegedly went to the Virgin Gorda Fire Station and beat a member of staff over allegations that the […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 8:52 AM /
Scrapped Again! Ladies shy away from pageant

Scrapped Again! Ladies shy away from pageant

The annual pageant competition has been chopped from the list of entertainment activities for this year’s Virgin Gorda Easter Festival set to kick off on March 26. The competition was also scrapped last year. Chairperson for the Virgin Gorda Easter […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 7:50 AM /
UK law enforcers visit BVI

UK law enforcers visit BVI

Senior representatives from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office – particularly the National Crime Agency as well as the Serious Fraud Office – visited the British Virgin Islands (BVI) last week to discuss ways to tackle cross-border financial crime within both […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 6:46 AM /
Already paid!

Already paid!

Key verse: “For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” –1 Corinthians 6:20 (NKJV). Chattel slavery which causes men to be owned by other men, as personal property […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 6:35 AM /
Grand parade planned for the Queen’s 90th birthday

Grand parade planned for the Queen’s 90th birthday

PRESS RELEASE – A grand parade and two ceremonies will highlight the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II which will be observed in the Territory on Thursday, April 21. Paramilitary organisations such as the Royal Virgin Islands Police […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 6:30 AM /
Cavaliers makes big come back in 20/20 cricket

Cavaliers makes big come back in 20/20 cricket

PRESS RELEASE – As the LIME Superfast 20 /20 League continued on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Greenland Recreation Ground, the Cavaliers bounced back from defeat in their first game to beat the Vikings C.C. in the Premier Division and […]

by / on February 29, 2016 at 6:28 AM /