Archive for August, 2016

Twice a winner: Kelaine Smith wins trip to London

Twice a winner: Kelaine Smith wins trip to London

Things seem to be getting better and better for Kelaine Smith who, after winning an iPhone from telecommunications company CCT last year, today won a dream vacation in London courtesy of the said company. She said she never expected ‘Lady […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 4:23 PM /
SDA school brags about CXC results, Christian link

SDA school brags about CXC results, Christian link

The BVI Seventh Day Adventist School said it again has proven itself a force to be reckoned with in its performance at the 2016 CXC/CSEC examinations, adding that much of the success can be attributed to its faith-based learning environment. […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 4:10 PM /
Ousted – Brazil senate boots president over budget

Ousted – Brazil senate boots president over budget

Associated Press – Brazil’s Senate has voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, after a yearlong fight that paralysed Latin America’s largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending. Rousseff was […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM /
Governor sends corruption message to new DPP

Governor sends corruption message to new DPP

Even before Director of Public Prosecutions Kim Hollis showed up for her first day on the job this week, Governor John Duncan was indirectly making it clear to her that he wants the cases surrounding alleged corruption in the local […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 9:57 AM /
Man allegedly beats, drives with woman in headlock

Man allegedly beats, drives with woman in headlock

Kelvin Smith who is accused of gripping his lover in a headlock while he was operating a vehicle has been granted $40,000 bail after being charged with reckless and negligent act, common assault, and criminal damage. The 28-year-old pleaded not […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 9:06 AM /
Litter wardens urged to now seek police help

Litter wardens urged to now seek police help

Litter wardens are now being urged to alert law enforcement whenever they are threatened, although residents have been telling them they would be punished for seeking the intervention of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. Over the years, there have […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 8:23 AM /
Freeman eyes succession planning at Immigration

Freeman eyes succession planning at Immigration

Providing immigration officers with adequate resources and bridging the experience gap among employees under her leadership are among the key objectives being pushed by Geraldine Ritter-Freeman, who was appointed this month to serve as acting chief immigration officer for a […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 8:00 AM /
‘This is the fight of my life’

‘This is the fight of my life’

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The man who has been the new face of boxing in the British Virgin Islands, Julan ‘Iron Fist’ Brown, will face the test of his life at seven o’ clock this evening, August […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 7:57 AM /
Road, water projects to be undertaken this week

Road, water projects to be undertaken this week

The government has announced that – through the Ministry of Communication and Works – a number of projects will be undertaken this week in Sea Cow’s Bay, Brewer’s Bay, as well as the Chalwell Estate to Windy Hill area on […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 7:41 AM /
New chiller unit arrives for Admin Complex

New chiller unit arrives for Admin Complex

Government Information Service – The new chiller unit arrived Tuesday, August 29, and is expected to be installed next week at the Central Administration Complex (CAC). This unit will replace one of the two older chiller units presently servicing the […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 5:16 AM /