• Fahie remains vigilant for Malone

    Leader of the Opposition Andrew Frahie has told the government publicly that he is watching closely to see if an employment contract for Guy Malone will be extended for him to serve about two-and-a-half more years as Chief Executive Officer […]

    Fahie remains vigilant for Malone
  • Less than 3 months – BVI getting clearer consumer protection view

    Junior Minister of Trade Marlon Penn recently gave an assurance that a policy document on consumer protection will be ready for discussion as well as presentation to Attorney General Baba Aziz within three months. “I want to assure that the […]

    Less than 3 months – BVI getting clearer consumer protection view
  • Airline announces flights from BVI to Dom Rep

    InterCaribbean Airways today announced that it increase destinations from Beef Island (EIS) in the British Virgin Islands, with new non-stop flights to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The service, which will be provided with 30-seater Embraer120 equipment, will commence […]

    Airline announces flights from BVI to Dom Rep
  • Governor won’t fulfil some of Fahie’s wishes

    Amid increased calls for him to take further action against the National Democratic Party government, Governor John Duncan has noted that he does not intend to get directly involved in certain issues, including those relating to the House of Assembly. […]

    Governor won’t fulfil some of Fahie’s wishes
  • ‘Zero-tolerance approach to violence’

    Recently appointed Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee Trefor Grant has made a public appeal for persons to put violence aside when they attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival. He said there […]

    ‘Zero-tolerance approach to violence’
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  • Clothes being collected for some job seekers

    Clothes being collected for some job seekers

    After recognizing that some young people seeking its services did not have the proper clothing to make a lasting impression at a job interview, the Youth Employment Services this month launched a collection drive. “We have a number...

    March 27, 2017 at 6:37 AM
  • BVI Seafarers Complete Management Course

    BVI Seafarers Complete Management Course

    Captains and Seafarers in the BVI have successfully completed the Human Element Leadership and Management Course (Operational Level) (HELM), Proficiency in Crisis Management and Human Behavior, and Crowd Management Training. The training...

    March 27, 2017 at 6:35 AM
  • King Charles the Third, Brexit, and a new Commonwealth part 1

    King Charles the Third, Brexit, and a new Commonwealth part 1

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second, is the longest reigning British Monarch in history. Her reign is in its winter. The Queen, who will be 91 on April 21, 2017, is the only British Monarch most of...

    March 27, 2017 at 6:30 AM
 
  • Not from the UK – Governor welcomes local support

    Not from the UK – Governor welcomes local support

    Governor John Duncan, in response to critics, today declared that his purpose in the British Virgin Islands is not to make decisions that are popular. But he said ‘a lot of people are supportive’ of his controversial decision...

    March 24, 2017 at 6:31 PM
  • BREAKING NEWS: Two cops injured in Road Town

    BREAKING NEWS: Two cops injured in Road Town

    Two male police officers are being treated at Peebles Hospital after they were injured in Road Town about 9 o’ clock this morning, March 24. The two cops, who operate motorcycles, were injured during an altercation with a young...

    March 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  • Smith reportedly heading on leave amid confusion

    Smith reportedly heading on leave amid confusion

    Financial Secretary Neil Smith is reportedly heading on leave next week Monday amid a massive controversy and confusion within the Ministry of Finance. At a press briefing today, Governor John Duncan said he too has heard that the...

    March 24, 2017 at 3:43 PM

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  • Four year-old dies

    Four year-old dies

    Emergency personnel were whipped into action yesterday afternoon as they rushed to Baughers Bay on Tortola where a child was said to be unresponsive. An ambulance from Peebels Hospital went to the location for four year-old Nathaniel...

    March 24, 2017 at 3:20 PM
  • Governor explains why he is seeking $1.8M

    Governor explains why he is seeking $1.8M

    Governor John Duncan has tried to explain why the amount of money he is forcing the Ministry of Finance to provide under warrants he has issued has jumped from $800,000 to $1.8 million. He told journalists that the $800,000 he last...

    March 24, 2017 at 3:14 PM
  • NDP meeting told: Governor takes $1.8 million

    NDP meeting told: Governor takes $1.8 million

    The National Democratic Party (NDP) government is being challenged to come public with information it disclosed during a private NDP meeting on Wednesday evening. According to a former party candidate, Claude Skelton Cline, the government...

    March 24, 2017 at 9:05 AM
 
  • Cline compares governor’s action to nuclear weapon

    Cline compares governor’s action to nuclear weapon

    Pastor Claude Skelton Cline has compared a constitutional action taken by Governor John Duncan to a nuclear weapon, adding that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government is too coward to orchestrate a solid push-back. Governor...

    March 24, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  • Five down to compete in regional police pageant

    Five down to compete in regional police pageant

    In one of the signature events slated to mark its year-round 50th anniversary celebration, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will host a Regional Police Pageant on Saturday, April 1st. The RVIPF’s own Constable Joevern...

    March 24, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • BVI under spiritual siege – Cline plans unity march

    BVI under spiritual siege – Cline plans unity march

    While claiming that the recent spate of murders, suicide, attempted suicide, and crashes is a sign that ‘Nature’s Little Secret’ is under spiritual siege, well-known clergyman Bishop John Cline said he will lead a unity...

    March 24, 2017 at 7:22 AM

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  • Branson Centre calls for mentors

    Branson Centre calls for mentors

    PRESS RELEASE – The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean (BCoEC) powered by KPMG (BVI) is calling on top professionals and successful entrepreneurs within various industries in the Virgin Islands to participate...

    March 24, 2017 at 7:20 AM
  • Eight vying for $5K, Calypso crown on VG

    Eight vying for $5K, Calypso crown on VG

    Seven artistes are seeking to dethrone Roland ‘Chico B’ Veira in the Calpyso competition to be held on Virgin Gorda on April 16. They are: Ale Frett who is also known as Falco; Michel Harrigan; Rueben Henry who also is...

    March 24, 2017 at 7:18 AM
  • Rescuing ourselves from political treason

    Rescuing ourselves from political treason

    When their good ‘ol days become our bad ‘ol days: With so many local issues begging to be addressed it becomes frustrating when international matters far beyond our control suck all the Oxygen out of the room… Nonetheless...

    March 24, 2017 at 7:18 AM
 
  • Update: Man held in murder case released

    Update: Man held in murder case released

    The man held yesterday in relation to a gun murder has been released pending further investigations, said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). The man was taken into custody in relation to the murder of 30-year-old Ashburn...

    March 24, 2017 at 5:44 AM
  • VG festival gets $130K – Private sponsorship falls

    VG festival gets $130K – Private sponsorship falls

    Government is contributing $130,000 towards the 50th staging of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival this year, but the organizers are facing a decrease in the level of financial support from the private sector. Chairperson of the Virgin...

    March 23, 2017 at 3:59 PM
  • O’Neal suggests referendum on ‘Easter’ festival

    O’Neal suggests referendum on ‘Easter’ festival

    Political representative for Virgin Gorda Dr Hubert O’Neal said he wants the island’s festival to remain in the Easter season, but he would suggest that a ‘referendum of some kind’ be held to settle any controversy...

    March 23, 2017 at 2:32 PM

 
  • Destra, Jah Cure, Gospel concert for Easter festival

    Destra, Jah Cure, Gospel concert for Easter festival

    Headline artistes Jah Cure, Destra, Rock City, and Asa Banton will add life to the 50th staging of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival being held from April 15 to 17. Sasha Flax, chairperson of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Sub-Committee,...

    March 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  • Fahie wants telecom workforce investigated

    Fahie wants telecom workforce investigated

    A call has been made for an investigation to be conducted amid claims that some telecom companies have been importing workers with the same skill-set as some jobless locals. Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie, who raised the issue...

    March 23, 2017 at 9:49 AM
  • Collision in Sophie Bay

    Collision in Sophie Bay

    Traffic along the Sophie Bay area of Tortola was at a crawl in the afternoon yesterday following a motor vehicle collision. Sources say around 12:05, a grey Suzuki rental stopped at a corner when a red Mazda pickup, travelling in...

    March 23, 2017 at 9:40 AM