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Sherika was very dear to us – FAMILY

Sherika was very dear to us – FAMILY

Apostle Dr Gerald McLean, who is still grappling with the murder of his niece Sherika Nelson, is bracing for the years when he will still have to comfort a four-year-old girl who last month watched her mother being butchered in […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 6:50 AM /
‘My formula is to pray, work hard, and sleep’

‘My formula is to pray, work hard, and sleep’

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff “Awww.” That was the sound emitted by some graduates when their valedictorian Sharayah John paused mid-speech on Sunday to present a surprise gift basket to her parents Elvis and Ann-Marie John. The 16-year-old […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 6:26 AM /
Male graduates top class of 18

Male graduates top class of 18

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Delroy Prince was among 18 students smartly dressed in gowns and caps for the graduation ceremony last Wednesday at the Seventh-day Adventist School (Elementary Division). The young Prince was declared top performer in […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 6:00 AM /
New offices acquired for Supreme Court Registry

New offices acquired for Supreme Court Registry

The government has acquired new offices for employees of the Supreme Court Registry, who have been working in an unsuitable environmental condition. The new offices are located on the third and fourth floors of the SAKAL Building, beside the Festival […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 6:00 AM /
Opinion: Work permit increase threatens businesses

Opinion: Work permit increase threatens businesses

By Alred Frett, Contributor With all the madness, badness and sadness going on throughout the world one can start from any point and still not know just where to begin. Fabrications and denials have become a daily way of life […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 5:07 AM /
Expert finds ‘perfect match’ against Aaron, Smith

Expert finds ‘perfect match’ against Aaron, Smith

An expert out of the United States was finally brought to testify in the case against Tarik Aaron and Leshaughn Smith. The men are on trial in the Magistrate’s Court on allegations that they possessed 24 kilos of cocaine with […]

by / on July 5, 2017 at 3:25 PM /
Fahie flip-flops again on airport runway

Fahie flip-flops again on airport runway

It appears Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie is doing a second round of flip-flopping in relation to the proposed extension of the runway at Terrence B Lettsome International Airport, Beef Island. The first apparent flip-flopping came last week Friday […]

by / on July 5, 2017 at 2:25 PM /
Premier fires back at airline: START FLYING NOW!

Premier fires back at airline: START FLYING NOW!

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Premier Dr D Orlando Smith has fired back at BVI Airways, saying his government has fulfilled its financial obligation to the airline, and he hopes the carrier will begin flights between the British […]

by / on July 5, 2017 at 7:45 AM /
Walwyn supports merger; lauds pageant leaders

Walwyn supports merger; lauds pageant leaders

Minister of Culture Myron Walwyn has lauded the two current leaders of pageantry in the British Virgin Islands, adding that he is pleased with the recent merger of the Miss BVI, Miss World, and Miss Universe franchises. They have merged […]

by / on July 5, 2017 at 6:37 AM /
More Money Needed – Cow may fly before BVI Airways

More Money Needed – Cow may fly before BVI Airways

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie said there are reports that BVI Airways will need significantly more money from Government to fulfill its promise of direct flights between the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Miami in the United States. As […]

by / on July 5, 2017 at 5:36 AM /