Category: Columns

INSPIRE BVI: K’Nesha now living a childhood dream

INSPIRE BVI: K’Nesha now living a childhood dream

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff K’Nesha Greenaway could have been elsewhere. But she is on the ground in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) rooting for advancement of her native land. In fact, the aspiring judge perhaps would have […]

by / on June 12, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: ‘I love him like hog love mud’

INSPIRE BVI: ‘I love him like hog love mud’

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Marriott was expected to pack her belongings and storm out of the relationship when her husband Gregory Smith lost his sight in 1993. But her unshakable love and commitment to the man she […]

by / on May 29, 2017 at 9:07 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: BVI native speaks for over 200 abroad

INSPIRE BVI: BVI native speaks for over 200 abroad

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The graduation season has started in fine style for some British Virgin Islands (BVI) students studying abroad; not least among them is Virgin Gorda native Monel Marcellin, who has graduated with the highest […]

by / on May 15, 2017 at 8:10 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: From rejection to distinction

INSPIRE BVI: From rejection to distinction

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff When James Halliday made his first attempt to enter the law enforcement profession, he was refused. But, through resilience, the Nevis native is now among the most decorated personnel to have served in […]

by / on May 8, 2017 at 10:43 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Melville leaves Digicel with big plans

INSPIRE BVI: Melville leaves Digicel with big plans

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff When Digicel popped the big question generally about voluntary redundancy, it was not challenging for Katasha Melville to voice the ‘I do’ declaration. “I am actually grateful that Digicel has given persons that […]

by / on May 1, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: How a child makes a businessman

INSPIRE BVI: How a child makes a businessman

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff At the back of a scooter, John Harvey had a plastic crate packed with natural juices – all made by him. “I wasn’t getting any job in the British Virgin Islands; it was […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 7:20 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Barzey breaks glass ceiling in BVI

INSPIRE BVI: Barzey breaks glass ceiling in BVI

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Since being involved in the Red Cross Society back in secondary school, Tashima Barzey realised relatively early what she wanted to do with her life. Help people. Not only has she achieved that […]

by / on February 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: A community dream rescued

INSPIRE BVI: A community dream rescued

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The make-shift gym in East End where some 18 young men usually gather to sharpen their boxing skills was forced to close late last year. That’s because the volunteer who coaches the youngsters […]

by / on February 13, 2017 at 7:56 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Sixty and still studying- Robyn Fawcett

INSPIRE BVI: Sixty and still studying- Robyn Fawcett

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Retirement couldn’t be further away for 60-year-old Robyn Fawcett, who has spent much of her adult life sailing across the world and experiencing many professions. The Australian native, who has been living in […]

by / on February 6, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: From deadly attempts to saving lives

INSPIRE BVI: From deadly attempts to saving lives

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Reality does not always end up corresponding with Joycelyn Rhymer’s expectations. She said her childhood hope of being a nun, for example, was dashed, and she ended up having five children. Rhymer added […]

by / on January 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM /