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General Election next summer, maybe sooner — Premier

General Election next summer, maybe sooner — Premier

The British Virgin Islands could see the next General Election earlier than anticipated, according to Premier Dr D Orlando Smith. In a broadcast on Monday evening, Dr Smith said: “At some point next summer, or maybe even before, we will […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 8:05 AM /
Undecided: Christian weighing whether to continue in politics

Undecided: Christian weighing whether to continue in politics

At a time when the National Democratic Party (NDP) is gearing up for a major shakeup, the NDP’s Junior Minister for Tourism Archibald Christian has said he is weighing whether to continue a career in representational politics. His statement also […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 7:39 AM /
Local sprint queen retiring | Hopes to be spokesperson for athletes

Local sprint queen retiring | Hopes to be spokesperson for athletes

Tahesia Harrigan-Scott, the woman who has been described as the BVI’s ‘Queen of Sprint’, is retiring from professional athletics. Speaking at a recent athletic press conference at the TB Lettsome International Airport last week, Harrigan-Scott said she intends to retire […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 7:15 AM /
Cops arrest accused teen burglars | Dishonest, says Matthews

Cops arrest accused teen burglars | Dishonest, says Matthews

Two additional persons of interest have been arrested in connection with the March-April commercial burglaries that had happened in and around Road Town, police have reported. The two arrested persons include a 16-year-old male from Pockwood Pond and an 18-year-old […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 7:02 AM /
COMMENTARY: A hard climb out economic hole; ongoing blame game

COMMENTARY: A hard climb out economic hole; ongoing blame game

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor Hurricanes Irma and Maria pulled the British Virgin Islands into a huge environmental and ecological ‘hole’. That ecological crater is also an economic pit. Then political and social leaders of the British Virgin Islands do not […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 6:30 AM /
World Cup: Hail Ronaldo! Portugal defeat Morocco

World Cup: Hail Ronaldo! Portugal defeat Morocco

British Broadcasting Corportation (BBC): Cristiano Ronaldo continued his sensational start to the World Cup with the winner as Portugal knocked Morocco out of the tournament. All eyes at the Luzhniki Stadium were on the Real Madrid star after his hat-trick […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 5:09 AM /
Update Construction Continues on Six Senses Freedom Bay Resort in St Lucia 2018

Update Construction Continues on Six Senses Freedom Bay Resort in St Lucia 2018

Freedom Bay was founded in 2011 by Henrique Liette, a talented real estate expert, Henrique has directed the MHDC and has focused the company on development procedures ,which strategically merge managed investor returns. The Spa area will be developed as […]

by / on June 20, 2018 at 2:56 AM /
Unstable weather affects BVI, sections lose power

Unstable weather affects BVI, sections lose power

Moderate to heavy showers are pouring over the British Virgin Islands — this as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) advised of ‘unstable weather conditions’ that will affect the territory today (June 19) into tonight. The DDM said these unstable […]

by / on June 19, 2018 at 4:07 PM /
Premier not seeking re-election as NDP leader

Premier not seeking re-election as NDP leader

  By Davion Smith, BVI News Premier Dr D Orlando Smith will not be seeking re-election as leader of National Democratic Party (NDP) come Saturday, June 23. Dr Smith made the announcement in a late broadcast on Monday. The 73-year-old […]

by / on June 19, 2018 at 8:49 AM /
Disney to return to BVI in 2 months

Disney to return to BVI in 2 months

Disney Cruise Line will be resuming calls to the British Virgin Island in two months. Russell Daya, Disney’s Executive Director of Marine & Port Operations said Disney’s first call back to the territory will be on Tuesday, August 28. This […]

by / on June 19, 2018 at 7:20 AM /