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Gunmen entered home, murdered Ettienne while children present

Gunmen entered home, murdered Ettienne while children present

Gunmen entered 24-year-old Kareem Ettiene’s Fahie Hill residence and killed him while women and children, including his own, were present. The incident unfolded between 9 and 10 o’clock Monday night, October 22. Highly-placed sources said that Ettiene received at least […]

by / on October 23, 2018 at 9:28 AM /
DPP claims man resists arrest because of ‘family prominence’

DPP claims man resists arrest because of ‘family prominence’

A young man — who is claiming he was injured because police used excessive force to handcuff him two years ago — allegedly attempted to resist arrest because he is the son of a prominent local businessman, the Office of […]

by / on October 23, 2018 at 8:39 AM /
Not forgotten: Anegada to receive road repairs, more PWD staff

Not forgotten: Anegada to receive road repairs, more PWD staff

Anegada’s modest road network is set to receive a slice of $7 million that has been earmarked for the territory’s road infrastructure. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Anthony McMaster, told BVI News on Saturday that the ministry is […]

by / on October 23, 2018 at 7:27 AM /
COMMENTARY: The wealthy investor

COMMENTARY: The wealthy investor

The investor is one of the three critical components of the global economy: the other two are markets and consumers. Together, these three facets of the global economy interface with each other and form the ‘world economic ecosystem’. In today’s […]

by / on October 23, 2018 at 6:18 AM /
Another shooting on Monday, another man killed

Another shooting on Monday, another man killed

A second person was shot dead on Monday, October 22, police have reported. This second shooting happened in the Fahie Hill area of Tortola during night hours. Circumstances of this second killing are not known nor is it clear whether […]

by / on October 22, 2018 at 11:50 PM /
UPDATE: Man killed in Monday morning  shooting identified

UPDATE: Man killed in Monday morning shooting identified

The man who was killed in an early-morning shooting on Monday is East End resident Tyrone Thomas, BVI News understands. He was reportedly killed just before daybreak on October 22, while in the company of an unidentified female. The woman […]

by / on October 22, 2018 at 9:07 AM /
Disrespectful! Walwyn breached protocol by publicising wall report

Disrespectful! Walwyn breached protocol by publicising wall report

Premier Dr D Orlando Smith has publicly come out and reprimanded Education Minister Myron Walwyn for circumventing protocol and publicising the Auditor General’s ‘special report’ on the construction of the perimeter wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School campus. “Due […]

by / on October 22, 2018 at 8:46 AM /
Another ‘mental’ offender sent to HMP | Gov’t called on to act

Another ‘mental’ offender sent to HMP | Gov’t called on to act

Just days after a senior member of the local judiciary lamented the same issue, Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin has now said she wants government to place establishing a facility for mental health offenders on the proverbial front burner. “It is time that […]

by / on October 19, 2018 at 3:04 PM /
Remove all items from festival grounds by October 19

Remove all items from festival grounds by October 19

Owners of items on the Festival Ground are asked to have them removed by 12 noon on Friday, October 19 to accommodate an event on Saturday, October 20 on the grounds. Your cooperation is solicited.

by / on October 19, 2018 at 9:21 AM /
HOA positioned to get more inclusion in RDA operations

HOA positioned to get more inclusion in RDA operations

Cabinet has approved a list of principles that, seemingly, has positioned the House of Assembly to have greater inclusion in the massive rehabilitative and reconstruction effort that the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) will govern over the next few years. […]

by / on October 19, 2018 at 9:15 AM /