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BVI put under flash flood watch till 2pm

BVI put under flash flood watch till 2pm

A flash flood watch has been issued for the British Virgin Islands until 2 pm on Wednesday, November 14. The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services issued the watch stating that the BVI can expect a high chance of showers with […]

by / on November 14, 2018 at 6:52 AM /
Founding party member Archie Christian leaves NDP

Founding party member Archie Christian leaves NDP

Founding member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Archibald Christian has resigned from the seemingly embattled political organisation. He tendered his resignation on Tuesday, November 13, following the resignation of two other party members Shaina Smith and NDP Vice-president, Michael […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 9:38 PM /
They know why they left, party more united for it — Walwyn

They know why they left, party more united for it — Walwyn

Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Myron Walwyn has suggested that persons who have and are resigning from the party are doing so for less genuine reasons than they are letting on. NDP vice-president Michael Turnbull and former political […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 4:24 PM /
Magistrate threatens to jail prosecutor, police for gross misconduct

Magistrate threatens to jail prosecutor, police for gross misconduct

Magistrate Shawn Innocent has threatened to imprison members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) as well as attorneys from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for what can be described as malpractice and a gross […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 10:16 AM /
Migration from NDP continues, party VP resigns

Migration from NDP continues, party VP resigns

By Davion Smith, BVI News Staff Migration from the National Democratic Party (NDP) is continuing; this time with the resignation of a high-ranking party official, Dr Michael Turnbull. His resignation comes less than a year after being elected as the […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 7:31 AM /
By-Elections? Fifth district told to register, party’s recruit candidates

By-Elections? Fifth district told to register, party’s recruit candidates

By Davion Smith, BVI News Staff Residents of the Fifth Electoral District, seemingly, will not be without a representative for much longer as plans are being put in place for a possible by-election. The Office of the Supervisor of Elections […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 7:27 AM /
BVI collaborating with int’l bodies to tackle fake visas

BVI collaborating with int’l bodies to tackle fake visas

In light of increased cases of fake visas being used to enter the British Virgin Islands, authorities are taking a collaborative approach to stamp out the issue. Chief Immigration Officer Ian Penn said this collaboration will extend beyond local shores. […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 7:25 AM /
Tropical wave weakens, becoming less organised

Tropical wave weakens, becoming less organised

The tropical wave that was feared to become a tropical storm this week has weakened and has been downgraded to a tropical disturbance. Forecasters have reduced the chances of storm formation within the next 48 hours to 30 percent and 40 […]

by / on November 13, 2018 at 6:28 AM /
Man denied bail after making off with jeep from repair shop

Man denied bail after making off with jeep from repair shop

A Lower Estate man has been hauled before the Magistrate’s Court for taking a vehicle after it was brought to his family member’s vehicle repair shop for service. Shaun ‘Kimbo’ King pleaded guilty to taking a conveyance without authority when […]

by / on November 12, 2018 at 1:08 PM /
Public consultations on Consumer Protection bill this month

Public consultations on Consumer Protection bill this month

Several months have elapsed since any news of progress on the Consumer Protection Bill. But, the junior minister for trade, Marlon Penn has said a draft of the legislation is now expected to go out for public consultation this month. […]

by / on November 12, 2018 at 8:08 AM /