Category: Inspire BVI

INSPIRE BVI: Labourer rising after major fall

INSPIRE BVI: Labourer rising after major fall

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff A labourer who was left without a stable income for years said he did not get justice following an accident that happened on the job two years ago. Still, he never lost faith. […]

by / on January 9, 2017 at 11:01 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Rastafarian, leader, cancer survivor

INSPIRE BVI: Rastafarian, leader, cancer survivor

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While growing up in Trinidad, Paula Chester-Cumberbatch identified and admired certain traits in her grandmother – a village midwife and farmer who struggled to raise her four children. “My grandmother (Fredericka Cruickshank) was […]

by / on December 12, 2016 at 8:12 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: We make mistakes, but want a change

INSPIRE BVI: We make mistakes, but want a change

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Like in many other societies, inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison in the British Virgin Islands are often only defined by the actions that land them behind bars. But lead singer Ramon George and […]

by / on December 5, 2016 at 11:29 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: The man who moulds generations

INSPIRE BVI: The man who moulds generations

Six published books and 43 years of teaching; those are some of the indomitable contributions that often leave Dr Quincy Lettsome beaming with pride. The native of Long Swamp on Tortola, who has seen his country transition from donkey carts […]

by / on November 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: The wonder child

INSPIRE BVI: The wonder child

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff On a water-drenched field in Road Town on Saturday, a 15-year-old boy from Bregado Flax Educational Centre displayed one of the finest piece of football ever witnessed in the national league. He repeatedly […]

by / on November 14, 2016 at 8:35 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Marriage built on community policing

INSPIRE BVI: Marriage built on community policing

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff On a Sunday evening roughly 10 years ago, Sean McCall – while engrossed in community policing – ran into a scenario that changed his life forever. He saw a woman – then unknown […]

by / on October 31, 2016 at 3:00 PM /
INSPIRE BVI: Extraordinary mom, Geneva Lettsome

INSPIRE BVI: Extraordinary mom, Geneva Lettsome

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff (Editorial note below) Geneva Lettsome, a native of Anguilla, recalled working as a domestic helper for several years in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in order to school her nine children, including one […]

by / on September 27, 2016 at 4:50 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Hoyte defying the odds; gives birth

INSPIRE BVI: Hoyte defying the odds; gives birth

Pastor Joycelyn Hoyte has been defying many odds – not least among them was a doctor’s conclusion that she could not have given birth. That bit of news, undoubtedly, was hard to digest even for a firm go-getter. But, today, […]

by / on September 12, 2016 at 10:59 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: The rise of Guy Malone

INSPIRE BVI: The rise of Guy Malone

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff He has been prodded persistently to extend his reach into the political arena. But telecommunication guru Guy Malone, who attributes his successes to his mother and raw determination, is iffy about representational politics. […]

by / on August 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: Music, dad’s wish rescued Kissinger

INSPIRE BVI: Music, dad’s wish rescued Kissinger

Kissinger Mercer, a young man from Purcell Estate on Tortola who was kicked out of school at age 15, is dearly sticking to his late father’s final appeal which was for him to steer clear of trouble. He turned to […]

by / on November 23, 2015 at 10:44 AM /