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  • Decent girls don’t roam, says Indian rapist
    Decent girls don’t roam, ...

    OVERSEAS – DELHI, India (AFP) – One of the men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of an Indian...

    03/04/2015 at 12:00 PM
  • Red hat robber demanded ‘wife’ – court hears
    Red hat robber demanded ‘...

    Zedikhi Randy Innis – the alleged ‘red hat’ robber and mental health patient –...

    03/04/2015 at 11:55 AM
  • CCT considers overseas operation – Penn
    CCT considers overseas op...

    Other countries in the Caribbean are likely to be served by CCT Global Communications if the management...

    03/04/2015 at 7:53 AM
 

 
  • LIAT bans e-cigarettes

    LIAT bans e-cigarettes

    Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline’s services, effective immediately. Citing a recommendation from the United States Federal Aviation Administration...

    03/04/2015 at 7:50 AM
  • OPINION: “Liberating our people from themselves”

    OPINION: “Liberating our people from themselves”

    By AC Frett (CONTRIBUTOR) Shackling our children to lies of the past: In the beginning, long before Adam and Eve or Steve, the ‘God of Nature and Laws of Balance’ decreed that all living things were created to coexist even while...

    03/04/2015 at 6:49 AM
  • UPDATE: Innis charged for two robberies

    UPDATE: Innis charged for two robberies

    Police have issued a statement regarding the incidents in which a ‘red hat’ man, Zedikhi Randy Innis, has been charged with two counts of robbery. The 29-year-old resident of Josiah’s Bay, Tortola, also allegedly threatened two...

    03/03/2015 at 4:09 PM

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  • Cop freed of corruption allegations

    Cop freed of corruption allegations

    A detective who was among five members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force being investigated for alleged corruption has returned to duties on Tortola after having his name cleared by the team in charge of the probe. The name...

    03/03/2015 at 2:18 PM
  • College fight lands Winter sisters in court

    College fight lands Winter sisters in court

    Two sisters who have been accused of attacking a female on the compound of H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) are to stand trial on charges of criminal damage and assault causing actual bodily harm. Brittany and Delecia Winter,...

    03/03/2015 at 8:49 AM
  • BLASTED: Local firm accuses TRC of bias

    BLASTED: Local firm accuses TRC of bias

    Local telecommunications provider CCT has made a number of damning allegations against the territory’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC), accusing it of being biased towards multinational players, and virtually ignoring...

    03/03/2015 at 8:37 AM

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  • Walwyn: How many of us would be like Mr. Stoutt?

    Walwyn: How many of us would be like Mr. Stoutt?

    While stating that the late Hamilton Lavity Stoutt would have been proud of several infrastructural developments including the cruise ship pier in Road Town, Education Minister Myron Walwyn yesterday hailed the territory’s first...

    03/03/2015 at 7:09 AM
  • We are not politically linked – CCT

    We are not politically linked – CCT

    Averad Penn, the man at the helm of local telecommunications provider CCT, has declared that the company is not affiliated to any political party. He said the firm is being ‘brandished’ with a particular party, but he did not state...

    03/03/2015 at 7:08 AM
  • PHOTO OF THE DAY: New restroom facilities

    PHOTO OF THE DAY: New restroom facilities

    Idan Martin of the BVI Ports Authority, in the photograph above, opens the door to the recently completed restroom facilities at the Road Town Jetty on Tortola. The two new restrooms (for men and women) were built for the benefit...

    03/03/2015 at 6:39 AM

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  • Gov’t still strong advocate of local investment

    Gov’t still strong advocate of local investment

    Government Information Service (press release) - The Government of the Virgin Islands has reiterated its commitment to provide a secure future for residents by being a strong advocate of local investment. These sentiments were expressed...

    03/03/2015 at 6:06 AM
  • Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While stating that the late chief minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt would have applauded the National Democratic Party government’s effort at nation building, the First Lady of the British Virgin...

    03/02/2015 at 5:11 PM
  • PHOTOS: Mr Stoutt was a Moses, says Fahie

    PHOTOS: Mr Stoutt was a Moses, says Fahie

    Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie has described the late chief minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt as the modern day Moses of the British Virgin Islands. “H. L. Stoutt was the Virgin Islands’ modern day Moses. He always believed in...

    03/02/2015 at 3:42 PM

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  • Four unsung heroes lauded

    Four unsung heroes lauded

    Retired Chief Police Inspector McKenzie Baltimore was the surprise honouree at a special church service yesterday, March 1, as the New Life Baptist Church recognized the sterling contributions of four unsung heroes. Belsadys Donovan,...

    03/02/2015 at 10:02 AM
  • Empty vessels not always bad

    Empty vessels not always bad

    By Sandra Phillip Hodge (contributor) Key verse: 2 Timothy 2:21 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from the latter (anything that is unclean, unholy, unrighteous) he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the...

    03/02/2015 at 8:22 AM
  • St Georges, Bregado Flax among winners

    St Georges, Bregado Flax among winners

    BVI Football Association - Recent action in the BVI Football Association BDO and LIME school leagues included a big win for St Georges Primary School in the Under7s over Enid Scatliffe Red, and for Begrado Flax Educational Centre...

    03/02/2015 at 7:42 AM

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  • Big celebration for first chief minister on Monday

    Big celebration for first chief minister on Monday

    Government Information Service - The 20th Memorial Celebrations of Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt’s passing will be observed on Monday March 2, as Government in collaboration with H. Lavity Stoutt Commemorative Committee pay homage...

    03/01/2015 at 9:47 AM
  • Mother faints as burglar son is imprisoned

    Mother faints as burglar son is imprisoned

    Moments after making a desperate plea for leniency on behalf of her son Rondell Calliste, a mother today (February 27) fainted in the courtroom when she realized that the magistrate sent the son to prison for 18 months. The son’s...

    02/27/2015 at 8:55 PM
  • Extradition road-block in murder case!

    Extradition road-block in murder case!

    An ‘over-saturated’ list of cases in the Magistrate’s Court in St. Kitts is being blamed for the delay in that Caribbean country extraditing Andraes Norford to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to be charged for the...

    02/27/2015 at 5:44 PM

 
  • Privatize the airport, cruise ship pier

    Privatize the airport, cruise ship pier

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor A privatized airport model is opportunity gained for the Virgin Islands A privatized Terrance B Lettsome International Airport is the correct policy option for the British Virgin Islands Airport Development...

    02/27/2015 at 11:12 AM
  • Walwyn urges persons to use loan fund

    Walwyn urges persons to use loan fund

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn said enough persons have not been accessing loans being made available through the Scholarship Trust Fund to help offset educational expenses. Since 2011, the Fund has invested in 102 persons, and has...

    02/27/2015 at 11:08 AM
  • Man locked up for missing court

    Man locked up for missing court

    A man who missed at least six of his scheduled court appearances was locked up when he finally showed up in the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole, Tortola. Sydney Varlack Malone, who is facing a charge of criminal trespass for...

    02/27/2015 at 8:56 AM