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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 to use […]

by / on 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 man. […]

by / on 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 financial secretary […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 3:43 PM /
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 Malone. Usually reliable […]

by / on 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 […]

by / on 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 told NDP faithfuls at the […]

by / on 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 Duncan has been receiving mixed […]

by / on 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 Webb will join four […]

by / on 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 to reclaim peace and […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 7:22 AM /
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 in its mentorship programme. The Centre is looking […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 7:20 AM /