Category: Alive Word

BUY LOCAL – How long have we been saying it?

BUY LOCAL – How long have we been saying it?

Amid calls for consumers in the British Virgin Islands to buy local goods and services now more than ever due to international developments, business operators at the territory’s premier trade expo yesterday called for consumers to be granted certain incentives […]

by / on April 30, 2017 at 7:49 AM /
Gov’t to save $1.3M on water; not consumers

Gov’t to save $1.3M on water; not consumers

The government will save $1.3 million annually on water purchase from Aqua Designs BVI Limited on Virgin Gorda, according to minister responsible for water Mark Vanterpool, who also announced that the company will build a new water plant to increase […]

by / on October 8, 2015 at 3:26 PM /
Stop stealing clients’ money, lawyers warned

Stop stealing clients’ money, lawyers warned

Lawyers practicing in the British Virgin Islands and other countries served by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court have received a stern warning against misappropriating clients’ funds and properties. Chief Justice Janice Pereira, speaking from Grenada today (September 17) during the […]

by / on September 17, 2015 at 1:11 PM /
Some pre-election works halted, to be completed

Some pre-election works halted, to be completed

Minister of Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool has given the assurance that the road improvement works that started shortly before the June 8 general election will be completed, adding that some have been placed on hold to facilitate the laying […]

by / on September 8, 2015 at 8:07 AM /
Man pleads guilty after taking dinghy

Man pleads guilty after taking dinghy

Jeremy Kuntz has pleaded guilty in the Magistrate’s Court to a charge which stemmed from an incident in which he took a dinghy from a yacht at Trellis Bay, but the dinghy was later recovered in Virgin Gorda. Kuntz appeared […]

by / on February 19, 2015 at 11:45 AM /
Miliband warns overseas territories, including BVI

Miliband warns overseas territories, including BVI

BBC – A Labour government would push for UK overseas territories to be put on an international blacklist if they refuse to co-operate with a drive against tax avoidance, Ed Miliband has told them. In a letter to their leaders, […]

by / on February 10, 2015 at 8:45 AM /
Man denies assaulting teacher

Man denies assaulting teacher

Colin Stephens, who is accused of assaulting a female who is a teacher and also damaging her $30 hairstyle, is to stand trial next month for the offences. Stephens, who appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards recently, is answering to […]

by / on February 5, 2015 at 8:35 AM /
Buy more fruits and vegetables for children, Christian tells parents as schools reopen

Buy more fruits and vegetables for children, Christian tells parents as schools reopen

Territorial representative Archibald Christian has implored parents to ensure that their children eat enough fruits and vegetables as they head back to school following the summer break, adding that good deals on those items can be found in supermarkets in […]

by / on September 1, 2014 at 2:02 PM /
ALIVE WORD: Things to come – part 2

ALIVE WORD: Things to come – part 2

“Thus saith the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command ye me.” Isaiah 45:11 Our land is still very much in […]

by / on February 3, 2014 at 7:40 AM /