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Local tribunal set up to discipline ‘unethical’ legal practitioners

Local tribunal set up to discipline ‘unethical’ legal practitioners

A seven-member tribunal is now in place to discipline legal practitioners who are not abiding by the profession’s code of ethics/conduct in the British Virgin Islands. Attorney General Baba Aziz said members of the public who have proof of misconduct […]

by / on September 19, 2018 at 9:08 AM /
Gov’t to forge ‘closer’ relations with private schools

Gov’t to forge ‘closer’ relations with private schools

In an effort to get a more accurate representation of overall student-performance territory-wide, the Ministry of Education intends to create closer ties with privately-owned and operated schools in the British Virgin Islands. Governor Augustus Jaspert said the BVI Education Act […]

by / on September 19, 2018 at 8:42 AM /
LETTER: Seeing my father’s school reopened brought me to tears

LETTER: Seeing my father’s school reopened brought me to tears

Dear Editor, It brought tears to my eyes, last Saturday, September 15, 2018, when I attended an open-day celebration of the completion of the Robinson O’Neal Primary School in North Sound, Virgin Gorda. It stirred emotions within me for different […]

by / on September 19, 2018 at 6:06 AM /
Electricity Corporation workers honoured

Electricity Corporation workers honoured

Workers at the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) were treated to an appreciation luncheon and ceremony for a job well done during the restoration of power after Hurricane Irma in September last year. Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable […]

by / on September 19, 2018 at 6:02 AM /
Premier leading BVI’s first financial services mission to Africa

Premier leading BVI’s first financial services mission to Africa

The British Virgin Islands is expanding its financial services reach by embarking on a two-week trade mission to Africa in November. Minister responsible for finance, Premier Dr D Orlando Smith will be leading a local delegation across three African nations […]

by / on September 18, 2018 at 9:04 AM /
Cops on a roll: Another illegal gun recovered, Hispanic man held

Cops on a roll: Another illegal gun recovered, Hispanic man held

Police recovered another illegal gun in East End/Long Look on Saturday — making this at least the fifth firearm discovery in the last few weeks alone. A Spanish-speaking man is now custody in relation to the discovery. Members of the police […]

by / on September 18, 2018 at 8:17 AM /
BVI tops OECS in CXCs again

BVI tops OECS in CXCs again

The British Virgin Islands has once again topped the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) by producing the most students to pass five or more CXC subjects in one sitting this year. This achievement has caught the attention of the […]

by / on September 18, 2018 at 8:12 AM /
Man charged with forgery two years ago still not summoned to court

Man charged with forgery two years ago still not summoned to court

Arguing that it does not speak well for the BVI’s justice system, Magistrate Shawn Innocent has ordered that a government employee who was charged with two counts of forgery in 2016, be finally subpoenaed to court. The court was told […]

by / on September 18, 2018 at 7:30 AM /
Local special needs graduate lands job at primary school

Local special needs graduate lands job at primary school

Roughly four years after he began his life-altering journey to earn a secondary-level education as a differently-abled student abroad, Kaheem Malone is now employed at the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School in Baugher’s Bay. Malone was hired as a teacher’s aide […]

by / on September 18, 2018 at 7:18 AM /
Young men found with drugs at sea plead guilty

Young men found with drugs at sea plead guilty

Two young men who were found with more than one hundred grams of cannabis on a vessel back in 2016 have pleaded guilty to the offences. They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled drug […]

by / on September 17, 2018 at 3:10 PM /