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Articles By: Julia Donavan

Liquor licence applications deadline November 22

Liquor licence applications deadline November 22

The public is notified that all liquor licence applications are to be submitted to the Environmental Health Division no later than November 22. This will ensure that pre-requisite inspections are carried out within a reasonable time-frame for the sitting which […]

by / on November 9, 2018 at 6:18 PM /
Chronic disease patients to benefit from support programme

Chronic disease patients to benefit from support programme

PRESS RELEASE: Persons with Chronic Diseases in the territory will soon benefit from a Self-Management Programme courtesy the Family Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development in collaboration with the BVI Health Services Authority. The Stanford University […]

by / on November 9, 2018 at 6:13 PM /

Clarification: Simeon Pope was not arrested

On September 25, 2016, BVI News Online published a story under the headline: POPE TO COURT: I used cutlass; not gun. In that story, a Mr Simeon Pope was reported as being charged for threatening language and being arrested for […]

by / on September 29, 2018 at 5:10 AM /
SURVEY: BVI heading wrong direction, residents want new party

SURVEY: BVI heading wrong direction, residents want new party

Majority of eligible voters in the British Virgin Islands currently have no political preference and believe the territory is heading in the ‘wrong direction’. This was the finding of a Caribbean Development Research Services political survey conducted between February and […]

by / on April 3, 2018 at 7:54 AM /
Gov’t workers battling mould on VG too; building in disrepair

Gov’t workers battling mould on VG too; building in disrepair

Some employees at the Government Administration Complex on Virgin Gorda reportedly have been forced to abandon their once sound office spaces and seek refuge on the outside because of a mold infestation at the facility. BVI News sources said while […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 1:50 PM /
Flow network rebuild making progress

Flow network rebuild making progress

PRESS RELEASE: Flow is pleased to advise the British Virgin Islands community that significant progress is being made in the rebuild of its network, with more than 60 percent of the infrastructure operational and customers being reconnected daily. Fixed-line and broadband reconnections […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 11:06 AM /
Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expatriate workers throughout the territory are being faced with yet another challenge — surviving without a salary as they await their work permit transfer. Hundreds of expats were left jobless after last year’s hurricanes ravaged the territory. But, under BVI law, […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 8:17 AM /
Christopher wants cultural village status for Fahie Hill

Christopher wants cultural village status for Fahie Hill

Describing it as one of her ‘dreams’, Fifth District representative Delores Christopher said she would love to see the quaint community of Fahie Hill be officially declared a cultural village. Fahie Hill is already known for its popular mural depicting old-time British Virgin […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM /

VI Softball – Baseball Association hosting park clean up

The Virgin Islands Softball – Baseball Association will be hosting their Park Clean Up this Saturday from 10AM. We have sought the help of Heavy Equipment Volunteers, supports and players to execute the clean up of the field. Calling all […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 1:11 PM /

Public meeting to analyze recovery plan

BULLETIN: Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser invites all Third District Residents and the wider BVI public to the Valerie O. Thomas Community Center this Wednesday evening at 7pm to learn the facts and the figures in the Recovery and […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 2:26 PM /