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A beautiful mind | VIP honours entrepreneur living with cerebral palsy

A beautiful mind | VIP honours entrepreneur living with cerebral palsy

Several individuals including Karyn Alexander, an entrepreneur living with cerebral palsy, were recognized at the 47th anniversary gala of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on Saturday. Despite her condition — which is a neurological disorder that affects body movement and […]

by / on November 19, 2018 at 7:27 AM /
Kitt Hodge fined for drugs, disorderly conduct

Kitt Hodge fined for drugs, disorderly conduct

A Fort Hill man was fined a total of $950 for having cannabis and behaving disorderly at a police station two years ago. Magistrate Shawn Innocent ordered Kitt Hodge to pay a $750 fine for possession of 4.3 grams of […]

by / on November 19, 2018 at 7:06 AM /
UPDATE: Turnbull’s reason for ‘switching sides’

UPDATE: Turnbull’s reason for ‘switching sides’

Second District Representative Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull has every intention of continuing to serve his constituents and the rest of the territory, he just refuses to continue doing so under the National Democratic Party (NDP) government who he said has become […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 1:21 PM /
I don’t respect the way Premier had me fired

I don’t respect the way Premier had me fired

By Davion Smith, BVI News Staff Territorial At-Large representative Archibald Christian has said he is displeased in the manner in which Premier Dr D Orlando Smith went about having him fired from his post as Junior Minister of Tourism. “I […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 7:26 AM /
Stop these malicious memes, Walwyn cries foul

Stop these malicious memes, Walwyn cries foul

By Davion Smith, BVI News Staff In this current age of social media, memes have become a way for internet users to share content such as images in a typically humorous and light-hearted manner. But, with general elections drawing closer, some […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 7:16 AM /
Alleyne officially ‘takes the rap’, co-accused trio pleads not guilty

Alleyne officially ‘takes the rap’, co-accused trio pleads not guilty

Twenty-nine-year-old Gregory Alleyne, Jr who was found with an illegal gun, bullets, drugs, and a quantity of illegitimately earned cash last month has now pleaded guilty to keeping an unlicensed firearm, unlawful possession of explosives, possession of proceeds of criminal […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 7:03 AM /
UK donates mobile clinic to BVI

UK donates mobile clinic to BVI

The United Kingdom has donated a mobile clinic to the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA). A media release from government said the clinic was identified as a requirement to enhance local healthcare following a post-hurricane population health needs assessment by the […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 7:02 AM /
Businessman fined for buying stolen vessel, engine

Businessman fined for buying stolen vessel, engine

A Guyanese businessman was fined $300 on Wednesday for buying a stolen 15 horsepower engine and an inflatable dinghy from a former Moorings employee. If he fails to pay the fine in the mandated one-week timeframe, 55-year-old Mohamed Yonnas will […]

by / on November 16, 2018 at 6:24 AM /
No by-election, says governor | Generals by April 16 next year

No by-election, says governor | Generals by April 16 next year

The next General Election is to be held by April 16, 2019, Governor Augustus Jaspert announced. An early General Election is being held because the governor, acting on the advice of Premier Dr D Orlando Smith, has decided to forego […]

by / on November 15, 2018 at 3:41 PM /
Christian fired from Junior Minister post

Christian fired from Junior Minister post

Local legislator Archibald Christian has been sacked from his position as Junior Minister of Tourism. Governor Augustus Jaspert fired Christian from the post on Thursday, November 15. Premier Dr D Orlando Smith told members of the media that the governor […]

by / on November 15, 2018 at 2:45 PM /