Archive for March, 2017

Investment Club laments $6M setback

Investment Club laments $6M setback

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Members of the BVI Investment Club have declared that the global economic crisis nearly a decade ago partly resulted in the stalling of $6 million worth of investment, and the shelving of plans […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 9:33 AM /
Matthew Hazel attending court on February 26, 2015

Matthew Hazel Guilty!

Matthew Hazel, who attempted to pull off a brazen robbery outside CIBC First Caribbean Bank in 2015 and almost cut down an off-duty cop in the process, was found guilty in the High court today, March 31. A jury found […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 9:30 AM /
Pier park done in vacuum, causing VG to suffer

Pier park done in vacuum, causing VG to suffer

The development of the cruise ship pier on Tortola had been done in a vacuum, without adequate consideration given to the impact that a significantly increased number of visitors would have had on attractions and services on the island of […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
Residents concerned – Road may not be ready

Residents concerned – Road may not be ready

Some residents of Virgin Gorda have raised concern about the quality of work being done on the main road in the central part of their island, adding that they don’t think the works will be completed in time for the […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
Gunman robs grocery store

Gunman robs grocery store

Reports reaching BVI News Online are that a masked gunman robbed Dawson’s Superette in Lower Estate. He allegedly entered the establishment some time after 6 o’ clock with a gun, and demanded money from the female cashier. When an undisclosed […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 7:55 AM /
Flemming House cops cheerleading title

Flemming House cops cheerleading title

Elmore Stoutt High School’s Flemming House captured the attention of scores of spectators at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex on Tortola recently with gravity-defying stunts before being crowned champion in the school’s annual cheerleading competition. Carlisle House copped second place with […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 7:30 AM /
Top two principals, teachers named

Top two principals, teachers named

Four of the territory’s educators walked away with top honours at the prestigious Teacher of the Year Awards banquet (2015-16) held this month. Zakaria Yunusah of Elmore Stoutt High School copped the title Teacher Of The Year in the secondary […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 7:29 AM /
Sailors revel at 2nd annual Scrub Island Invitational

Sailors revel at 2nd annual Scrub Island Invitational

PRESS RELEASE – There’s nothing like a good party at the finish to entice a fleet of enthusiastic racers to focus on the task at hand, and the Scrub Island Resort laid it on for racers today. Scrub Island Resort, […]

by / on March 31, 2017 at 7:28 AM /
Walwyn makes formal request for Fahie to be probed

Walwyn makes formal request for Fahie to be probed

A formal request has been made for the auditor general to probe a contract offered to an overseas firm, which was hired to probe the feasibility of establishing a medical school locally while Andrew Fahie was the minister of education. […]

by / on March 30, 2017 at 7:21 PM /
Residents told most in the Investment Club are VIP

Residents told most in the Investment Club are VIP

Representative of the Ninth Electoral District Dr Hubert O’Neal said most members of the BVI Investment Club are linked to the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), suggesting that such fact lessens the likelihood of conflict of interest in relation to […]

by / on March 30, 2017 at 3:20 PM /